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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.

May 22, 2015 21st Century Cures Package Passes Full Committee

On Thursday, May 21st the full House Energy and Commerce Committee voted unanimously 51-0 to approve the committee’s 21st Century Cures legislation.

May 22, 2015 DHS Releases Report Tasking Coast Guard to take steps to Improving Health Data Privacy

DHS’s findings during the evaluation found that USCG faces challenges in protecting privacy data effectively because it has not placed a priority on resolving privacy issues.

05/07/2015 Grove Medical Associates Selected as 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award Recipient

Grove Medical Associates of Auburn, Mass., has been named a 2015 HIMSS Ambulatory Davies Award recipient.

May 20, 2015 Chief clinical officer presents at New York City Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Carolinas HealthCare System Chief Clinical Officer discusses his use of data and analytics at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on Friday, June 19 in New York City.

May 19, 2015 Four ways West Corporation is helping providers engage with their patients

"Patient engagement" may not be new, but it certainly requires new ways of thinking about healthcare services.

May 19, 2015 West helps providers and patients engage effectively

Providers and payers may end up doing most of the work of healthcare reform, but non-traditional players are going to make some real contributions, too.

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mHealth Summit Call for Presentations Now Open Until June 8 You can inspire action and steer the connected health conversation.
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HIMSS to Begin Offering MOC Part 2 Credit The American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM) has approved HIMSS to offer ABPM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2 credit.
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Nurses’ Use of Power to Standardize Nursing Terminology in EHRs Your input is valuable to gain a better understanding of nurses’ influence in standardizing nursing terminology to improve the ability to retrieve patient data and measure outcomes of care.
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