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Apr 28, 2016 CMS Releases MACRA Proposed Rule

On Wednesday, April 27, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposed rule on implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

May 20, 2016 AHRQ Awards Grant to Engage Stakeholders in the Use of Clinical Decision Support to Incorporate Patient Centered Outcomes Research Findings into Clinical Practice

This network will bring together multiple public and private stakeholders and monitor and measure the dissemination and use of PCOR findings in vendor-based and open source CDS tools.

May 20, 2016 FDA Releases New Draft Guidance for Use of EHR Data in Clinical Investigations

Overarching goals of the guidance include the facilitation of EHR data use in clinical investigations and promoting the interoperability of EHRs and electronic systems supporting the clinical investigation.

05/25/2016 HIMSS Shows Benefits of HIE During the Republican National Convention #EmpowerHIT

HIMSS and the Global Cneter for Health Innovation and its tenants have created an educational tool, Perspectives on Healthcare Innovation to help visitors understand the importance of healthcare information exchange.

05/18/2016 The HIMSS Health Information Exchange Community Opens the HIE Measures & Enterprise Survey

The HIMSS HIE Measures & Enterprise Survey will be open through July 1.

05/17/2016 HIMSS Analytics Honors Orange Regional Medical Center With EMRAM Stage 7 Award

The HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award honors hospitals operating in a paperless environment and representing best practices in implementing EHR.

Oct 26, 2015 Experts say security must unleash, not hobble, mHealth

Tighter integration and holistic policies will secure data from devices, wearables and the Internet of Things.

Oct 12, 2015 At IBM, employee and family health is a global concern

There may be no better way to develop effective healthcare programs, and the IT to support it, than caring about your own employees.

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.

May 23, 2016 The HIMSS APM Task Force Calls for Volunteers #ReThinkRCM

The HIMSS Alternative Payment Model (APM) Infrastructure Task Force will address these and other important issues related to the business side of administering APMs. HIMSS is looking for healthcare payers, providers, vendors and association professionals with direct cost-accounting, provider-payer contracting, quality reporting and revenue cycle management experience to join this effort. The first meeting will be held in July.

May 20, 2016 Decryptors Released for TeslaCrypt and CryptXXX Ransomware #HITSecurity

A new tool has been developed to fight ransomeware.

May 18, 2016 Seeing the Future with Predictive Analytics and Clinical Data #PutData2Work

Predictive models use the power of data and analytics to positively influence the clinical and social outcomes for our patient populations.



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HIMSS17 Call for Proposals Open May 2 – June 13, 2016! Tell us your amazing story by responding to the HIMSS17 Call for Proposals. Share your successes and your challenges with our attendees.
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HIMSS Compendium of Innovation Centers The HIMSS Innovation Committee is aimed at creating a compendium of innovation centers that can be used by HIMSS members as a resource to understand where innovation centers are located, contact information, mission, processes, and case studies published.
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