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The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition is the industry’s largest health IT educational program and exhibition center. HIMSS16 will take place February 29 – March 4, 2016 in Las Vegas. Learn more.

Apr 28, 2016 CMS Releases MACRA Proposed Rule

On Wednesday, April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule on implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

Apr 27, 2016 HHS Releases Proposed Rule on the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA)

On Wednesday, April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the MACRA proposed rule. HIMSS staff is in the process of analyzing the MACRA rule, including the new Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and the alternative payment models (APMs) programs.

Apr 22, 2016 CMS is recruiting for an Entrepreneur-in-Residence to work on Medicaid IT Issues

Help is needed to help refine the proposed pre-certification process and design an overall strategy to increase the diversity of small firms bidding on state Medicaid information technology (IT) contracts.

04/21/2016 Cuyahoga County Applauds IHE USA Connectathon

HIMSS Innovation Center and Global Center for Health Innovation align for an outstanding health IT collaboration opportunity

04/19/2016 HIMSS17 Call for Proposal Opens in May

The call for proposal opens May 2 and closes on June 13.

04/18/2016 Demonstrate How Your Organization Transforms Healthcare through IT

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Oct 26, 2015 Experts say security must unleash, not hobble, mHealth

Tighter integration and holistic policies will secure data from devices, wearables and the Internet of Things.

Oct 12, 2015 At IBM, employee and family health is a global concern

There may be no better way to develop effective healthcare programs, and the IT to support it, than caring about your own employees.

Aug 28, 2015 IBM's social program management goes mobile

Caseworkers are increasingly spending their days in the field. Now, they can take the office with them.

May 2, 2016 Nurses Embrace a Culture of Safety

HIMSS celebrates National Nurses Week, May 6-12, and embraces the theme, "Creating a Culture of Safety." #Nurses4HIT and #NursesWeek

Apr 26, 2016 Strong Evidence of the Value of Health IT at #HIMSS16

Success stories are starting to outweigh negative rumblings about the costs and downsides of EHR systems and that shift was noticeable at HIMSS16.

Apr 22, 2016 Maximizing Your Defenses Against Breaches and Cyber Attacks

Privacy and Security Hand in Hand to Tackle the Insider Threat and External Threats.

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HIMSS17 Call for Proposals Open May 2 – June 13, 2016! Tell us your amazing story by responding to the HIMSS17 Call for Proposals. Share your successes and your challenges with our attendees.
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HIMSS Compendium of Innovation Centers The HIMSS Innovation Committee is aimed at creating a compendium of innovation centers that can be used by HIMSS members as a resource to understand where innovation centers are located, contact information, mission, processes, and case studies published.
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