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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.

Oct 9, 2015 HIMSS Shares Insights on Meaningful Use Stage 3/Certification Rules and Interoperability Roadmap

Take time to review the HIMSS summaries of and statements on the proposed rules.

Oct 12, 2015 Behind Tool Box Picks

My name is Dr. Cheryl D. Parker and it has been my pleasure and honor to serve on the Clinical Informatics Insights Editorial Workgroup since the first issue back in 2009.

Oct 12, 2015 Change is What Drives our Content

Boca Raton Regional started its Nursing Informatics department in 2008 and I was privileged to be its first informaticist.

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 ONC Interoperability Roadmap

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

10/06/2015 Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences Selected as 2015 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award Recipient

Ontario Shores is the first Davies Award Enterprise recipient in the Behavioral Health Space in some time and the first Canadian hospital to receive this award.

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.

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

Oct 14, 2015 mHealth 2.0: inclusive healthcare

mHealth, when combined with mobile payment and innovative business models, offers tremendous opportunities to connect people to quality healthcare.

Oct 13, 2015 Harnessing Cybersecurity in Healthcare: What You Need to Know

Just as we cannot expect technology to “run itself,” we also cannot expect that cybersecurity defense is automatic. Skilled and knowledgeable personnel are needed to keep data safe and secure.

Oct 12, 2015 A Fresh Take on the Surgical Patient Experience

Dr. Jeff Zavalet explains how his company, Graphium Health, works to improve the patient experience by providing easily accessible and consumable analytics to both hospitals and the individual healthcare providers to create an unprecedented opportunity to improve operational efficiency, reduce complications, and lower costs.

Community Updates

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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