Mari F. Tietze, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS


Program Director, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Interprofessional Informatics


Mari F. Tietze, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS

Dallas 7112



Dr. Mari F. Tietze is Professor at the Texas Woman's University (TWU) College of Nursing, teaching informatics courses focused on interprofessional collaborative practice and Director of the Graduate Certificate in Interprofessional Informatics program. In January 2016, Dr. Tietze was awarded the Doswell Endowed Chair for Nursing Informatics aimed at advancing nursing informatics at TWU. Since 2010, Dr. Tietze has been the co-chair of the Texas Nurses Association/Texas Organization of Nurse Executives Health Information Technology committee to represent nurses' experiences related to information technology use in their practice of patient care delivery. She is past Director of Nursing Informatics for the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation and ANCC certified in Informatics Nursing. Dr. Tietze has a BSN from Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, an MSN from Kansas University, Lawrence, Kansas and a PhD from Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas. Research focus is telehealth with a telemedicine, remote management and mobile health component. Certified since 2000 by the ANA in Informatics Nursing. October 2019 inductee as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.


Ph.D., Nursing, Texas Woman's University, College of Nursing, Denton, TX, 2002
M.S.N., Nursing, Kansas University College of Health Sciences, Kansas City, Kansas, 1986
B.S.N., Nursing, Washburn University, Topeka, KS, 1977

Research Interests

Telehealth; Telemedicine; Nursing; Electronic Health Records (EHR); Mobile Health; Health Informatics; Clinical Informatics; Data Analytics; Health Generated Data Management; American Academy of Nursing; Data Visualization; Nursing Informatics; Patient Safety/Quality Research; Quality Patient Care; TIGER Initiative; Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

Latest Articles

Academic success of undergraduate nursing students
Nurse Education in Practice (2018)
S. A. Denham, M. F. Tietze, Z. Allam, J. Talleff, N. Schrum

Identifying and addressing ethical issues with use of electronic health records
The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (2018)
S. McBride, Mari F. Tietze, C. Robichaux, L Stokes, E Weber

Texas team: Academic progression and IOM toolkit. Nursing Education Perspectives
Nursing Education Perspectives (2017)
H. Reid, K Tart, Mari F. Tietze, N. M. Joseph, C. Easley

Statewide study to assess nurses' experiences with meaningful use-based electronic health records
Computers, Informatics, Nursing (2017)
S. McBride, Mari F. Tietze, M. A. Hanley, L. Tomas

Texas woman's university, Interprofessional informatics and telehealth
Health Industry Council Foundation Newsletter (2015)
Mari F. Tietze

HIT committee launches survey on technology usage
Texas Nursing Voice (2015)
Mari F Tietze

Teaching information technology-based behavior health interprofessional collaborative approach
Annals of Behavioral Medicine (2015)
K Hooper, M F Tietze, Peggy Mancuso, M Thompson, G Hersch

VTE prevention: Development of an institutional protocol and the nurse's role
MedSurg Nursing (2014)
Mari F. Tietze, J. Gurley

Balancing the Quality and Technology Conundrum: Strategies for Mitigating Unintended Consequences adn Legal Implications of Documentation
Nursing Informatics Today (2014)
Mari F. Tietze, Susan McBride

Venous Thromboembolism: Development of an Institutional Protocol and the Nurse' s Role
Association of Med-Surg Nurses Journal (2014)
Mari F. Tietze, J Gurley, C Moore


Nursing informatics for the advanced practice nurse: Patient safety, quality, outcomes, and interprofessionalism
Springer Publishing Company (2016)
Susan G McBride, Mari F Tietze

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy Health; Advancing research, policy and practice
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing
  • Texas Nurses' Association