HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. Learn more.

HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition is the industry’s largest health IT educational program and exhibition center. HIMSS15 will take place April 12-16, 2015 in Chicago, IL. Learn more.





Apr 3, 2015 HIMSS Formally Submits Comments on ONC on Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap

HIMSS overall supports ONC’s tenets of the Interoperability Roadmap for an interoperable health IT infrastructure.

Apr 24, 2015 Advancing Telehealth Through Connectivity

The purpose of the hearing was to examine the progress made by both the public and private sectors on expanding access to telehealth, particularly in rural areas.

Apr 24, 2015 Congressional Staff Addresses Congressional Perspective at HIMSS15

HIMSS15 in Chicago was a huge success with 43,129 registered attendees. One of the many interesting education sessions with the Congressional Staff Panel Discussion on Tuesday morning.

04/14/2015 HIMSS released the results of the 2015 HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey

HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey Finds That More Than 70 Percent of Provider Employee Participants Utilize App-Enabled Portals to Engage Patients and Cut Costs.

04/13/2015 HIMSS 15 Keynote: Alex W. Gourlay, Executive Vice President of Walgreens Boots Alliance and President of Walgreens

Alex W. Gourlay Executive Vice President of Walgreens Boots Alliance and President of Walgreens provided the opening Keynote for HIMSS15.

04/13/2015 HIMSS released the results of the 2015 Impact of the Informatics Nurse Survey at HIMSS15

HIMSS Survey Finds Tech-Savvy Nurses Driving Significant Patient Safety and Workflow Improvements.

Mar 24, 2015 Take the HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey

Take in the HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey to help identify how healthcare organizations are mitigating the risk of being the next victim.

Mar 12, 2015 Privacy & Security Forum: Last call for proposals

The HIMSS Media Privacy & Security Forum will bring together more than 200 leading healthcare providers, payers, researchers and government officials.

Mar 5, 2015 Privacy & Security Forum: Call for proposals

The deadline to submit a proposal is March 13, and submissions are limited to security professionals and experts from healthcare provider and payer organizations, government agencies, and academic institutions.



Community Updates

Guiding Principles for Big Data in Nursing: Using Big Data to Improve the Quality of Care Outcomes View “Guiding Principles for Big Data in Nursing: Using Big Data to Improve the Quality of Care and Outcomes” which identifies big data guiding principles; explores barriers and challenges; develops a framework for universal requirements and discusses implementation challenges.
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Hot off the Press! 2015 HIMSS Impact of the Informatics Nurse Survey Results Revealed View the results of the 2015 HIMSS Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey at HIMSS15, which evaluates the impact that informatics nurses have on the healthcare information technology (IT) environment.
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Innovation that Sticks Episode 36 Now Available Listen to the latest Innovation that Sticks episode featuring a conversation with successful entrepreneur Stan Berkow, the CEO and Founder of Sense Health, a startup focused on motivating 'high-needs Medicaid' patients.
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