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Now Accepting Nominations for Board and Nominating Committee Positions
06/04/2013 - Nominations are now being accepted for the positions on the HIMSS Board of Directors and on the Nominating Committee. Nominees must be a Regular or Life Member or the senior executive representative of an Organizational Member who has achieved Senior* or Fellow status.
CMS Issues Program Integrity Guidelines for Marketplace
06/18/2013 - Last week, CMS released a proposed rule outlining program integrity guidelines for the Health Insurance Marketplace (Marketplace) and premium stabilization programs. Through the Affordable Care Act, consumers and small businesses will have access to new Marketplaces where they can access quality, affordable private health insurance.
Bill backs Office of Wireless Health
A California congressman has reintroduced legislation that would create an Office of Wireless Health in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Rep. Mike Honda, D-Calif., reintroduced H.R. 2363, known as the Healthcare Innovation and Marketplace Technologies Act, last week. The bill had been introduced last year, but didn't advance beyond the committee stage.Big data:None
Americans want more mHealth options
06/19/2013More and more Americans are keen on the idea of using mobile devices to better monitor their health, according to new survey findings released Tuesday.The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive and HealthDay, revealed that one-third of Internet-using adults expressed interest in using smartphones or tablets to make doctors appointments, receive medical test results of communicate with their doctors.Big data:None
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Healtheway names founding members
Healtheway, the nonprofit, public-private partnership that operationally supports the eHealth Exchange (formerly known as the Nationwide Health Information Network Exchange) today announced its nine founding organizations. The organizations will supplement the involvement of the federal government around the eHealth Exchange, Healtheway officials said in a news release.
The nine founding members are:Big data:None
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HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Community Seeks Members
HIMSS is accepting members for the newly formed Clinical & Business Intelligence (C&BI) Community. For more information, please visit the C&BI Community website. Learn more >