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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 ™
Realizing the value of Health ITLearn More
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.
Apple-Epic collaboration hits snag
Sep 18, 2014
The newest iPhone operating system was released yesterday, but the hotly anticipated HealthKit technology wasn't part of it. Nonetheless, even tight-lipped Epic has begun to offer details about what the platform will look like when the kinks are finally ironed out.
A coding snafu discovered in Apple's new wellness platform has developers in Cupertino, Calif., rushing to fix it – but it could be some time before that much-discussed piece of iOS 8 is ready for prime time.
Developers want mHealth security talks
Sep 18, 2014App developers, who say they are being left out of important mHealth privacy and security conversations, are calling on the federal government to give them a little more transparency around the issues.In a letter to Congressman Tom Marino, R-Pa., several developers and the 5,000-member ACT/The App Association have asked to be brought up to date on mHealth regulations. They've also requested changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, to make it more in tune with current technology.
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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.
10 Ways to Make ICD-10 Relatable to ANYONE during #NHITweekSep 18, 2014
Another National Health IT Week is nearly in the books! While the week’s festivities certainly brought about much needed conversation around the awareness, direction and vision for the future of health technology, the conversation doesn’t need to end on Sept. 19. Realizing … Continue reading
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