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The author shares some best practices when thinking about population health technology and coordinated care efforts.
HIMSS has combined two historically seminal HIMSS research efforts (the annual HIMSS Leadership Survey and the biennial HIMSS Workforce Study), to create the HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey. Findings showed that in an era of maturing EHR adoption, health IT leaders continue to report positive market growth metrics, despite continuing challeneges.
IHE Connectathon unites IHE with emerging standards and technologies through mHealth Plug-A-Thon and Devices on FHIR events
The HIMSS North America Nominating Committee creates the slate of candidates for both the nominating committee and board of directors. This includes soliciting, interviewing and evaluating eligible candidates – a crucial component to driving the mission of HIMSS.
With so many threats and all of the news of breaches affecting the health sector, a good cybersecurity program may seem untenable. But, a good program is achievable with appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards (all of which are required by HIPAA). The first step is to foster awareness and the second step is knowing where to turn to for solutions. These quintessential steps are embodied in the HIMSS Cybersecurity Hub.
When technologies or users get comfortable with only one or a few of the templates, they do themselves and their collaborators a disservice. Becoming familiar with each type of template, and selecting the most appropriate for a particular use-case, will enhance meaningful exchange.
Health analytics and collaboration are two of the biggest trends happening in healthcare.
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