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.
President Donald J. Trump's (FY) 2018 Budget proposes to spend more on defense, border security and infrastructure, while calling for reductions to many programs, education, the environment, scientific research, student loans, and healthcare, including health IT.
HIMSS is very concerned that the cuts proposed in the President’s FY18 Budget Request would negatively impact patient safety, quality, and innovation.
The WannaCry ransomware has the capability to spread from machine-to-machine on the same network and—potentially--across the Internet. Specifically, the WannaCry ransomware has a worm or worm-like component which is essentially a “spreader” that reportedly takes advantage of the SMB, NetBIOS, and RDP protocols.
The Health 2.0 conferences align new audiences and innovative technologies with HIMSS quality education offerings to support HIMSS’s ongoing vision of better health with IT
A recognized healthcare executive and thought leader who leads HIMSS North America, Executive Vice President Carla Smith has been named as one of the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT by Health Data Management.
Traditional health care data includes objective clinical data such as blood pressure, heart rate, temperature, body weight and laboratory values. These data are commonly used to assess patient trends and to build predictive models. In this way, historical objective data are used to change therapy and provide interventions to improve patient outcomes.
National Nurses Week Q&A with Rebecca Freeman, chief nursing officer, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.