HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. Learn more.

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 4, 2015 CMS Releases Updates to 2014 eCQMs for EHs and EPs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services posted the annual update for the 2014 electronic clinical quality measures (eCQMs) for eligible hospitals and eligible professionals.

May 1, 2015 CMS Webinars on Proposed Rules

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is hosting a couple of webinars on recently released EHR Incentive Programs’ proposed rules, and is looking for the public to join.

05/05/2015 HIMSS16 Call for Proposals and Reviewers

Known for its quality education, the 2016 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition Call for Proposals and Call for Reviewers will be open from May 1 through June 15.

04/28/2015 GINGER.IO AND WISERCARE NAMED WINNERS OF THE HX360 INNOVATION CHALLENGE

THE HX360 INNOVATION CHALLENGE: Recognizing Digital Health Solutions That Improve The Patient Experience

04/14/2015 HIMSS released the results of the 2015 HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey

HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey Finds That More Than 70 Percent of Provider Employee Participants Utilize App-Enabled Portals to Engage Patients and Cut Costs.

Mar 24, 2015 Take the HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey

Take in the HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey to help identify how healthcare organizations are mitigating the risk of being the next victim.

Mar 12, 2015 Privacy & Security Forum: Last call for proposals

The HIMSS Media Privacy & Security Forum will bring together more than 200 leading healthcare providers, payers, researchers and government officials.

Mar 5, 2015 Privacy & Security Forum: Call for proposals

The deadline to submit a proposal is March 13, and submissions are limited to security professionals and experts from healthcare provider and payer organizations, government agencies, and academic institutions.



Community Updates

National Nurses Week - Nurse Informaticist Vignettes In honor of National Nurses Week, nurse informaticists from across the country share their personal stories on how nursing informatics impacts lives and is transforming the healthcare IT landscape.
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Guiding Principles for Big Data in Nursing: Using Big Data to Improve the Quality of Care Outcomes View “Guiding Principles for Big Data in Nursing: Using Big Data to Improve the Quality of Care and Outcomes” which identifies big data guiding principles; explores barriers and challenges; develops a framework for universal requirements and discusses implementation challenges.
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Hot off the Press! 2015 HIMSS Impact of the Informatics Nurse Survey Results Revealed View the results of the 2015 HIMSS Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey at HIMSS15, which evaluates the impact that informatics nurses have on the healthcare information technology (IT) environment.
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