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.
The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition is the industry’s largest health IT educational program and exhibition center. HIMSS16 will take place February 29 – March 4, 2016 in Las Vegas. Learn more.
Mr. Andrew Slavitt and Karen DeSalvo, MD—National Coordinator for Health IT—prepared a January 19th blog post that included the guiding principles of how the Meaningful Use Program will fit in with MACRA implementation.
The bill seeks to modernize healthcare delivery for Medicare beneficiaries by removing barriers to the use of telehealth and other healthcare technologies, with the goal of improving access to high-quality care and lowering costs to the Medicare program.
HIMSS appreciated the opportunity to leverage our members’ expertise in commenting on the RFI and believes in promoting the use of health IT to improve the quality of healthcare delivery while ensuring that data collection is not an overly burdensome part of providers’ workflow.
HIMSS Analytics’ latest Essentials Brief provides a look at the current state of the imaging market. While study respondents indicated a high level of PACS adoption across the industry there are some areas the study highlights as potential growth opportunities.
The Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) North American (NA) Connectathon Week includes five days of industry collaboration, testing and education to advance interoperability.
Focused on improving health with the best use of information technology, HIMSS supports this bipartisan legislation that includes removal of barriers to use of innovative healthcare technologies.
Tighter integration and holistic policies will secure data from devices, wearables and the Internet of Things.
There may be no better way to develop effective healthcare programs, and the IT to support it, than caring about your own employees.
Caseworkers are increasingly spending their days in the field. Now, they can take the office with them.
the IHE Connectathon is a desirable venue for competing companies to work together to improve the quality and interoperability of their health IT systems.
The focus of this post is speaking the right language. Even if you have a well-honed message and a strong channel for conveying it, to effectively reach a particular disadvantaged population, you have to speak their language, both literally and metaphorically.
Learn about mentor opportunities for veterans returning to civilian life.
Register for the Complimentary January Connected Health Community Webinar “Digital Medicine for Population Health: Show Me the Evidence”
Increasingly Population Health Management is playing an important role as incentives align with value-based payment models. What is the role of digital and consumer health tools in population health – are they enablers to engage patients in self-care? How can digital tools transmit patient generated health data to providers to improve continuous monitoring of chronic conditions? Does the evidence show that this is effective?
Patient Financial Experience of the Future – A Call for Revenue Cycle Improvement Case
A call for revnue cycle improvement case studies.