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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.





Jul 1, 2015 Nominations Now Open for HIMSS North America Board of Directors and HIMSS Nominating Committee

Nominations are now open for the HIMSS Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. Nominations close on August 21, 2015.

Jul 31, 2015 CMS Releases FAQs on ICD-10 Flexibilities

As the provider community prepares for the transition to ICD-10, CMS offers flexibility on quality reporting and claims auditing for requirements.

Jul 31, 2015 DoD Awards EHR Contract to Leidos, Cerner, and Accenture Team

The contract is for $4.3 billion and will cover more than 9.5 million DoD beneficiaries and the more than 205,000 care providers that support them.

07/31/2015 HIMSS Analytics Honors The National Institutes of Health Clinical Center With Stage 7 Award

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

07/22/2015 HIMSS North America Board of Directors Focus on Interoperability’s Role and the Value of IT in Healthcare Transformation

New board members for HIMSS North America, with Dana Alexander as Chair and Fred Rachman as Vice Chair, took office on July 1

07/16/2015 Nominations Open for HIMSS16 Health IT Awards and Scholarships

HIMSS will recognize 12 award winners through the nominations process for their ongoing contributions to health IT and award scholarships to 7 recipients for their potential as future leaders

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

Jun 3, 2015 Analytics is the wave of the future

While “Big Data” and analytics are among the most widely discussed topics in healthcare today, many healthcare organizations are still just beginning to grapple with why and how best they should incorporate analytics into their operations in order to better understand the reams of data new health IT is helping them collect.

May 28, 2015 BEST Hospital IT Departments: Nominations open today!

Nominations for Healthcare IT News’ annual BEST Hospital IT Departments program open today, May 28.



Community Updates

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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Call for Manuscripts: Online Journal of Nursing Informatics Online Journal for Nursing Informatics is currently seeking manuscripts that represent a functional area of nursing informatics practice and are of interest to a nursing informatics audience.
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Participate in Survey! Nurses’ Use of Power to Standardize Nursing Terminology in EHRs Your input is valuable to gain a better understanding of nurses’ influence in standardizing nursing terminology to improve the ability to retrieve patient data and measure outcomes of care.
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