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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.
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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HIMSS goes to Congress, 'asks' in hand
Sep 18, 2014
HIMSS delegates from states across the country are heading up Capitol Hill Thursday with three "asks" for health IT. They've discussed in several private committee meetings how they would approach the lawmakers – or in several cases – the lawmakers' staffers.
Congressional staff can be influential, notes Tom Leary, vice president of government relations for HIMSS.
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.
Achieving More with LessSep 18, 2014
One of the 2014 HIMSS Congressional Asks focuses on telehealth, an area that is growing in demand and orientation towards patient centric care. Kathy Hsu Wibberly, PhD, a member of the HIMSS mHealth Committee, discusses the expected shortage of physicians … Continue reading
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