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National Health IT Week
One Voice, One Vision: Join us in the 9th Year of Transforming Health
September 15-19, 2014.Learn More
The HIMSS Health IT Value Suite ™
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HIMSS Policy SummitShare your health IT journey with congressional representatives.September 17-18, 2014Register
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.
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.
Can data aggregation cure healthcare?
Sep 17, 2014
There’s growing buzz around Apple’s HealthKit, billed as the latest and greatest in data aggregation. Rather than living in separate databases, information about blood pressure, sleep, fitness, nutrition and lab results will be funneled into HealthKit, providing a single health dashboard from which users, and hopefully clinicians, can make better decisions.
How to get C-suite to focus on security
Sep 17, 2014
Texas Health Resources CIO Ed Marx and chief information security officer Ron Mehring circled the boardroom table handing out envelopes.
Within the package that every member of the senior management team received were their passwords, and how long it took Marx and Mehring to figure out that sensitive piece of information -- “which in every case was less than a second,” Marx explained.
“We got their attention and ever since have gotten the resources we need for security,” Marx said.
AMA presses for better EHRs
Sep 17, 2014
The American Medical Association, which represents more than 200,000 members, says its time to fix poorly designed EHRs so doctors can use them more effectively and better serve their patients.
The demand follows an AMA study with RAND Corp. confirming that physician frustration with EHRs is taking a significant toll not only on them, but also on their patients.
CIO to discuss cyber attack, lessons learned, Sept, 8-9 in Boston
Sep 3, 2014
At the HIMSS Media and Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum in Boston Sept. 8-9, Children's Hospital CIO Daniel Nigrin, MD will discuss his experience defending the hospital's network last spring against aggressive cyber attacks.
Growing Contingent Workforce Benefits Both Healthcare Organizations and Health IT ProfessionalsSep 17, 2014
by Frank Myeroff, President, Direct Consulting Associates, a Supporting Collaborator at the HIMSS Innovation Center There’s high growth when it comes to temporary workers, contractors, independent consultants, and freelancers within health IT. New technologies, digital trends and requirements, cost factors, and … Continue reading
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