Dana Womack

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Dana Womack is a National Library of Medicine Fellow in the Department of Medical Informatics and Clinical Epidemiology at OHSU. She has transitioned from an industry-based career focused on the application of technology to real-world challenges in healthcare. Her past work includes federal health IT consulting, early product concept development, human factors assessment, software implementation and program management. She also has experience as a bedside RN in the hospital setting. Dana is pursuing a Ph.D. to further her research skills and apply these in ways that improve patient safety and the work experience of caregivers. 



M.S. University of Utah, 2000 – Nursing Informatics
B.S.  Andrews University, 1993 – Nursing 

Selected Publications  

1. Bria, W., Womack, D., Kennedy, R. Learning from the EHR for Quality Improvement: A Descriptive Study of Organizational Practices. Journal of Health Information Management 26(3), 46-51. 2012.

2. Swick, M., Doulaveris, P., Bagnal, T., Womack, D. Application of Simulation Technology to Enhance the Role of the Professional Nurse. Journal of Nursing Administration 42(2), 95-102. 2012. 

3. Womack, D., Newbold, S.K., Staugaitis, H. & Cunningham, B. (2004). Technology’s role in addressing Maryland’s nursing shortage: Innovations and examples. Baltimore.  Technology Workgroup, Maryland Statewide Commission on the Crisis in Nursing. 

4. Womack, D, Lyons A, Roskos, J, Byrne F, Staggers N. Student perspectives on creating completely web-based graduate programs in nursing informatics. Computers in Nursing (17)5, 212-214. 1999.