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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.

Sep 30, 2015 HIMSS Launches Interactive Step-by-Step Guide to Assist Transitions to ICD-10

HIMSS releases an interactive, step-by-step tool to assist with the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10.

Oct 6, 2015 CMS and ONC Release Two Final Health IT-Related Regulations: A Joint 2015-2017 Meaningful Use Modifications/Stage 3 Rule and the 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria Rule

On Oct. 6, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) each released a final regulation: CMS published the Meaningful Use 2015-2017 Modifications/Stage 3 Rule and ONC the 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Rule. The final rule with comment period continues to encourage the electronic submission of clinical quality measure (CQM) data, establishes requirements to transition the program to a single stage, and aligns reporting for providers in the Incentive Programs.

Oct 6, 2015 ONC Releases Final Interoperability Roadmap

On October 6th the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) released the final version of the Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap Version 1.0. The final version of the Roadmap focuses on three key buckets: Drivers, Policy and Technical Components, and Outcomes.

10/07/2015 HIMSS Honors Policy Leaders during National Health IT Week

Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), David Bowen, Christopher Miller, and State Representative Perry Buck (R-CO-49) Honored with Health Information Technology Leaderships Awards.

10/06/2015 HIMSS Statement on the Meaningful Use Stage 3 Rule

Focused on improving health with IT, HIMSS calls for reasonable Meaningful Use-related timelines and rules

10/06/2015 HIMSS Statement on the ONC Interoperability Roadmap

HIMSS continues its commitment to achievement of widespread secure, electronic exchange of health information.

Aug 28, 2015 IBM's social program management goes mobile

Caseworkers are increasingly spending their days in the field. Now, they can take the office with them.

Jul 1, 2015 HIMSS Media launches Revenue Cycle Insights

A new resource for healthcare finance leaders that will feature the latest news, analysis, and insights on best practices for managing the revenue cycle

Jun 3, 2015 Analytics is the wave of the future

While “Big Data” and analytics are among the most widely discussed topics in healthcare today, many healthcare organizations are still just beginning to grapple with why and how best they should incorporate analytics into their operations in order to better understand the reams of data new health IT is helping them collect.

Oct 8, 2015 HIT Hiring Mangers Want 70% Technical and 30% Traits

Bill Felberg, Director of Sales, Direct Consulting Associates,examines hiring managers' new expectations for HIT candidates.

Oct 7, 2015 #HITsm Twitter Chat: Oct. 9, 2015 - National Health IT Week

HIMSS will close the 10th Annual National Health IT Week with the weekly #HITsm chat to discuss successes, lessons learned and goals the community has for health IT.

Oct 7, 2015 From Fee-For-Volume to Fee-For-Value with Standard Set of Triple Aim Measures

A successful transition to value-based care is vitally important for patients, employers and the economy as a whole; however Accountable care organizations (ACOs) across the country are struggling to achieve a critical mass of both at-risk / shared savings contracts and population health management capability.

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Connected Health Community Open Mic: Medical Device Innovation: From Ideas to FDA Navigation See how North Shore University Health System plans to strategically integrate mobile and wireless connected health technology from the executive level.
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Make your voice heard with the HIMSS Connected Health Survey See how North Shore University Health System plans to strategically integrate mobile and wireless connected health technology from the executive level.
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Project Management Methodologies to Guide EHR Optimization The latest Nursing Informatics Task Force webinar identifies organizational benefits of a centralized change control process for EHR optimization and discusses approaches for sustaining a change management process.
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