Ontario Nursing Informatics Group (ONIG)

The Ontario Nursing Informatics Group (ONIG) was formed in 1980 and achieved RNAO status as an affiliate group in 1991. ONIG's purpose is to provide a forum for nursing and other professionals to communicate and disseminate current developments in eHealth.


ONIG’s mission is to build a supportive community of informaticians within Ontario through initiatives that promote education, research and practice. Nursing Informatics is a recognized specialty within the discipline of nursing in the Province of Ontario. ONIG promotes the awareness and value of nursing's contribution to quality health care through health data, information and knowledge management enabled by the use of technology. Nursing Informatics is a recognized specialty within the discipline of nursing in the Province of Ontario. ONIG promotes the awareness and value of Nursing's contribution to quality health care through health data, information and knowledge management enabled by the use of technology.

ONIG supports 1 scholarship:
The Ontario Nursing Informatics Group (ONIG) Scholarships provide opportunities to Registered Nurses who wish to pursue further education in informatics at the undergraduate or graduate level. Preference will be given to members of the ONIG.