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MassEHealth: Effective and Proper Use of the Mass HIway Directory October 9, 2014

MeHI is the designated state agency for: Coordinating health care innovation, technology and competitiveness ; Accelerating the adoption of health information technologies; Promoting health IT to improve the safety, quality and efficiency of health care in Massachusetts and for Advancing the dissemination of electronic health records systems in all health care provider settings. This slide presentation is about the Massachusetts Provider Directory and how it is used to name, institutional address, email, specialty, obtain consent and send records.

Education: Nursing Theories and Nursing Practice

Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses are trained in nursing theory that informs our practice. This text book (inits entirety) offers the perspective that nursing theory is eventually connected with nursing practice. Great resource for those mid-career Psychiatric CNSs and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners who want to compare clinical and practical knowledge with how it was originally predicted by the nurses who wrote theoretically about what we do to guide our thought and actions as nurses.

Our Purpose

Provide a presence and testimony as needed at the State House on bills pertinent to our professional work Consistent tracking of legislation relevant to the interests of MAAPPN members Foster high standards of advanced nursing practice & education Promote the professional development of nurse clinicians Develop position statements on relevant issues Provide feedback and collective […]


The Massachusetts Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses (MAAPPN) began in 1975 as a Massachusetts grassroots nursing organization representing the interests of advanced practice psychiatric nurses and the clients we serve. The group was organized to promote independent nursing practice for psychiatric clinical nurse specialists (CNS). Initially known as Nurses United for Reimbursement of Services […]


Resource organizations, affiliates and services … Accreditation ANCC Home Page Home page for American Nurses Credentialling Center Continuing Education Optum-Provider Express is pleased to present its latest webinar topic: DSM-5 and ICD-10: Keeping up with Kaleidoscopic Changes Optum is aligning the implementation and use of the DSM-5 with the national ICD-10 implementation on October 1, 2014. Registration required for […]