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12/16/2014
2015 – Addressing the Quality of Patient Satisfaction

A critical but correctible situation in healthcare is that patient satisfaction has not been taken seriously enough.

12/16/2014
A Message from Business Edge Task Force Chair and Co-Chair

During the Holiday Season more than ever, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our newsletter grow in readership and expanded content due in part to our contributors.

12/16/2014
‘Tis the Season…A time for reflecting and looking ahead

December signals the middle of our fiscal year at HIMSS, and as we look forward to the end of one calendar year and the beginning of another, this seems an appropriate time to pause and reflect on the accomplishments of the Health Business Solutions (HBS) content area.

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HIMSS Blog

12/15/2014
Networking through the HIMSS Veterans Career Services Initiative

Networking is a key component in transitioning from a military to civilian career.  Networking involves developing a system of individuals who will share information to help you find jobs and advance your careers.  It is said that up to 80 … Continue reading →

12/12/2014
Connecting the Dots between Healthcare Delivery and Economic Growth

The evolution of healthcare delivery as a catalyst for improving the overall economy in Cleveland, Ohio, and the surrounding Rustbelt area of the country led the discussion recently at the Global Center for Health Innovation and HIMSS Innovation Center. CNBC’s Scott … Continue reading →

12/11/2014
Creating Credible Educational Content that is Meaningful: Our Journey

The integrity of our HIMSS15 educational content is my professional quest: I pledge that the HIMSS Professional Development Team will do all that we can to inspire our Faculty to deliver educational content that is commercial-free, unbiased, and addresses your … Continue reading →

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Healthcare IT News

12/17/2014
Healthcare taps cloud in record numbers

Don't dismiss the healthcare industry as one of the last to innovate quite yet. When it comes to adopting cloud technology, it is ahead of the game, according to a new report.    In fact, according to the Dell-conducted survey, which took the pulse of technology adoption levels across multiple industries, the lion's share of mid-sized healthcare organizations – some 96 percent of them – are using or seriously considering using the cloud.    read more

12/17/2014
Millennials want personal health records on the go

Could younger patients be the key to achieving Stage 2 meaningful use patient access requirements? A new report finds strong desire for online medical records among the 18- to 34-year-old generation, with 43 percent of millennials saying they want to access their portals via smartphone. read more

12/17/2014
HHS offers $665M to spark innovation

The government has divvied up more than $665 million to states for designing and testing ways to improve healthcare quality, accessibility and affordability. The awards will go to 28 states, three territories and the District of Columbia. Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced the awards Dec. 16. They are the second batch of grants HHS offered to find new and innovative ways improve quality and lower costs. The first round came in early 2013. read more

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Corporate Member News

12/16/2014
2015 – Addressing the Quality of Patient Satisfaction

A critical but correctible situation in healthcare is that patient satisfaction has not been taken seriously enough.

12/16/2014
A Message from Business Edge Task Force Chair and Co-Chair

During the Holiday Season more than ever, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our newsletter grow in readership and expanded content due in part to our contributors.

12/16/2014
‘Tis the Season…A time for reflecting and looking ahead

December signals the middle of our fiscal year at HIMSS, and as we look forward to the end of one calendar year and the beginning of another, this seems an appropriate time to pause and reflect on the accomplishments of the Health Business Solutions (HBS) content area.

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HIMSS Wire

12/2/2014
ICW makes a substantial strategic commitment to focus on the U.S. market

InterComponentWare AG will reopen its operations in the United States with teams in business development, sales, and product management.

12/1/2014
Sophisticated End-to-End Performance Management Comes to Healthcare

ZirMed expands its analytics capabilities with the acquisition of MethodCare.

11/25/2014
Savings in time and improved efficiency are the biggest gains

Ascom has recently launched Ascom Myco, a new solution for integrated workflow intelligence in healthcare. In this interview, Nick Guldemond, Associate Professor, University Medical Centre Utrecht, discusses the importance of intelligent and efficient workflow in the hospital setting and Roel Ottink, Director Product Management and Marketing, Ascom, explains how the Ascom Myco is designed to optimise workflow around nurses and patients.

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