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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.
Health IT jobs garner big bucks
Sep 19, 2014
A new survey from online jobs search firm HealthITJobs.com reveals that work in health IT results in above-average salaries for many positions in the field, depending on experience, location and gender.
Many of the jobs also come with bonuses.
[Infographic: 2014 HealthITJobs.com salary survey.]
Some of the key survey findings are:
How to use an EHR? Depends whom you ask
Sep 19, 2014
The data in electronic health records may be structured, but the usage patterns of the doctors who interact with them is anything but, according to research from Weill Cornell Medical College.
[See also: When EHR design is a 'what not to do']
After getting acclimated to EHRs, physicians tend to fall into their own personalized usage patterns, according to the research – leading to a huge variability to how the systems are put to work.
FTC green lights Cerner-Siemens deal
Sep 19, 2014HIMSS Wire
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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