About Ragnhildur Bjarnadottir
Dr. Bjarnadottir teaches Applied Statistics and Nursing Informatics and Information Management to DNP students.
Dr. Bjarnadottir’s research focuses on leveraging health informatics and data science to improve health care quality for underserved populations. Her dissertation research examined home care nurses’ assessment and documentation of patients’ sexual orientation and gender identity. She has also explored EHR implementation and nurses experiences with documentation systems in the long-term care setting. In her current research, Dr. Bjarnadottir uses text-mining methods to identify factors associated with risk of patient falls in acute care nurses’ progress notes.
Dr. Bjarnadottir holds memberships in the American Medical Informatics Association, Academy Health, Sigma Theta Tau International – Alpha Theta and Alpha Zeta Chapters, and the Southern Nurses Research Society.