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2014 Edition Release 2 Electronic Health Record (EHR) Certification Criteria and the ONC HIT Certification Program; Regulatory Flexibilities, Improvements, and Enhanced Health Information Exchange
Sep 10, 2014 - The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released the “2014 Edition Release 2 Electronic Health Record (EHR) Certification Criteria and the ONC HIT Certification Program; Regulatory Flexibilities, Improvements, and Enhanced Health Information Exchange” in the Federal Register on Wednesday, September 10th.
2014 Medical Innovation Summit
Oct 1, 2014 - Join more than 1,500 senior executives, investors, entrepreneurs and clinicians who will gather in Cleveland to discuss investable innovations that can lead to the detection and treatment of cancer at the 2014 Medical Innovation Summit on October 27-29, 2014.
CMS Analytics Leader Headlines Big Data Event
Oct 1, 2014 - Niall Brennan, the acting director of the Offices of Enterprise Management (OEM) at CMS is the latest high-profile speaker to join the agenda of the HIMSS Media and Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, which will be held Nov. 20-21, in Boston.
CIO sings the praises of HL7 analytics
Oct 1, 2014
Wes Wright, chief information officer at Seattle Children’s Hospital, says a newly-installed analytics tool that unobtrusively monitors the performance of his HL7 transactions "gives me peace of mind."
[See also: HL7 makes IP available for EHRs]
Security readiness still sorely lacking
Oct 1, 2014If you think you're able to dodge a data breach without putting in the work, think again. This year, organizations have reported more data breaches than the year prior, seeing on average a 10 percent jump in breach frequency. So what are they doing to improve these numbers? A new study says: not enough.
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Ascom launches a new solution for integrated workflow intelligence in healthcare -- the Ascom Myco smartphone
Sep 30, 2014
Ascom Myco is a new purpose-built smartphone for healthcare. Together with Ascom Unite middleware, nurse call systems and 3rd party apps, Ascom Myco is an important factor when solving the equation of coping with limited resources and high demands on quality of care.
PSST! The Evolving State of Privacy and Security – Safeguarding Protected Health Information and Personally Identifiable InformationOct 1, 2014
Here is the latest monthly blog from the HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee…called PSST! Keep reading to learn more about this month’s topic –The Evolving State of Privacy and Security – Safeguarding Protected Health Information and Personally Identifiable Information, by … Continue reading
A General Overview of CPHIMS/CAHIMS for Organizational Affiliates MembersVirtual Event
National Cyber Security Awareness MonthVirtual Awareness Month
Oregon HIMSS Chapter | 2014 Annual ConferenceVancouver, WA