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04/24/2015
Advancing Telehealth Through Connectivity

The purpose of the hearing was to examine the progress made by both the public and private sectors on expanding access to telehealth, particularly in rural areas.

04/24/2015
Congressional Staff Addresses Congressional Perspective at HIMSS15

HIMSS15 in Chicago was a huge success with 43,129 registered attendees. One of the many interesting education sessions with the Congressional Staff Panel Discussion on Tuesday morning.

04/24/2015
Congresswoman Randy Hultgren (R-IL/14th) Addresses HIMSS15 Public Policy Leaders Welcoming Reception

Last week at HIMSS15 in Chicago, Representative Randy Hultgren from Illinois 14th Congressional District stopped by to welcome over 60 health IT thought leaders and policy advocates to the Windy City to kick off the HIMSS Annual Conference.

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HIMSS Blog

04/23/2015
Healthcare and Its Identity Problem

by Dr. William Braithwaite, MD, PhD, FACMI, FHL7, Chair, HIMSS Identity Management Task Force Three things are now certain in this world:  death, taxes, and health information breaches.  In fact, healthcare has an identity problem. While this is not a … Continue reading →

04/23/2015
HIE inPractice Blog Series: Data Ownership – Whose Data is it Anyway?

by: Kim Brant-Lucich, MBA, PMP, FHIMSS, Providence Health & Services As healthcare workers, we spend our time trying to figure out how to connect with our patients and providers, how to meet meaningful use, and how to secure the data.  However, … Continue reading →

04/20/2015
HIMSS15 – By the Numbers

If you haven’t heard, here’s to another record-breaking year for attendance at HIMSS15. Total Registration HIMSS15 – 43,129 HIMSS14 – 38,828 HIMSS13 – 35,065   Look for HIMSS16 in Las Vegas from Feb. 29 – March 4, 2016.Filed under: Blogging

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Healthcare IT News

04/24/2015
Health system sees 7th HIPAA data breach

How many breaches, how many compromises of patients' confidential medical information does it take before there are some questions asked of an organization and its security policies? One health system recently announced its seventh large HIPAA breach.   Privacy & Security read more

04/24/2015
FDA to use EHR data for drug monitoring

The FDA is offering a grant of up to $1 million to turn large amounts of EHR data into numbers the agency can use to gauge the effectiveness of FDA-approved drugs. The intent is for the FDA to continually assess the drugs after they go to market, as mandated by law. Analytics read more

04/24/2015
5 ways health IT can help children in poverty

In a new white paper by the Samsung Innovation Center at Children's Health Fund, researchers examine how technology could help improve the health of children in poverty across the country. "The Growing Health Gap for Children in Poverty: Will the Health Technology Revolution Level the Playing Field?" explores the need for, the potential and the challenges to expanding the application and impact of innovative healthcare technology to ensure healthcare for all children. Quality and Safety read more

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Corporate Member News

04/24/2015
Advancing Telehealth Through Connectivity

The purpose of the hearing was to examine the progress made by both the public and private sectors on expanding access to telehealth, particularly in rural areas.

04/24/2015
Congressional Staff Addresses Congressional Perspective at HIMSS15

HIMSS15 in Chicago was a huge success with 43,129 registered attendees. One of the many interesting education sessions with the Congressional Staff Panel Discussion on Tuesday morning.

04/24/2015
Congresswoman Randy Hultgren (R-IL/14th) Addresses HIMSS15 Public Policy Leaders Welcoming Reception

Last week at HIMSS15 in Chicago, Representative Randy Hultgren from Illinois 14th Congressional District stopped by to welcome over 60 health IT thought leaders and policy advocates to the Windy City to kick off the HIMSS Annual Conference.

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HIMSS Wire

03/24/2015
Take the HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey

Take in the HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey to help identify how healthcare organizations are mitigating the risk of being the next victim.

03/12/2015
Privacy & Security Forum: Last call for proposals

The HIMSS Media Privacy & Security Forum will bring together more than 200 leading healthcare providers, payers, researchers and government officials.

03/5/2015
Privacy & Security Forum: Call for proposals

The deadline to submit a proposal is March 13, and submissions are limited to security professionals and experts from healthcare provider and payer organizations, government agencies, and academic institutions.

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