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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.

May 29, 2015 AHRQ Heart Health Grants Help With EHR Use

The announcement is aligned with the Department’s Million Hearts national initiative to prevent heart attacks and stroke.

May 29, 2015 Governor McAuliffe Announces New Virginia Chief Information Officer

On May 26, 2015 Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Nelson Moe as the new Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

05/29/2015 HIMSS Submits Comments on CMS Meaningful Use Stage 3; 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria

Focused on better health through the best use of information technology, HIMSS points to critical components of the draft regulations and suggests improvements to advance the secure and consistent digital exchange of patient health information.

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 28, 2015 BEST Hospital IT Departments: Nominations open today!

Nominations for Healthcare IT News’ annual BEST Hospital IT Departments program open today, May 28.

May 28, 2015 Giant ACO drives pop health with analytics and big data

Rishi Sikka, MD, senior vice president of clinical transformation at Chicago’s Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s largest ACOs, will deliver a featured presentation at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, June 30-July 1 in New York City.

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.

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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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