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03/27/2015
15 interoperability geeks to watch

Joyce Sensmeier, RN, vice president of informatics for HIMSS, is named one of the 15 interoperability geeks to watch!

03/27/2015
Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network Kicks Off at White House

The Network is comprised of more than 2,800 payers, providers, business leaders, and consumers and was created in an effort to speed health care delivery reform through value-based payments.

03/27/2015
House Votes to Permanently Replace the Medicare SGR

H.R.2 would replace the SGR with a bicameral, bipartisan agreement that is essentially the same as was agreed to in December 2013.

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HIMSS Blog

03/31/2015
PSST! – Healthcare Privacy and Security Offerings at the HIMSS15 Annual Conference

Here is the latest blog from the HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee…called PSST!  Keep reading to learn more about this month’s topic – Privacy and Security at HIMSS Annual Conference – by HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee member Sriram Bharadwaj, … Continue reading →

03/26/2015
HIE inPractice Blog Series: Using HIE Metrics to Address Quality of Care and ROI

by: Dr. Satyendra Kaith, Adjunct Professor, Kaplan University, School of Business and Information Technology While most experts on health information exchange (HIE) agree with the transformational potential of HIEs to support a system that delivers coordinated, affordable and quality healthcare services, … Continue reading →

03/26/2015
Innovation as Radical Common Sense

by: Gregory Makoul, PhD MS What is innovation?  There are many answers to that question, not all of them helpful.  It’s more than a new idea, process or tool.  It’s more than improvement, more than being creative, and more than … Continue reading →

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Healthcare IT News

03/31/2015
Interoperability in the cloud

What’s the technical solution for the health IT interoperability challenge? Do you know? You probably should. Chances are you interact with it frequently. It’s Amazon, Expedia, Quicken, Concur, etc. Cloud Computing Interoperability in the cloud What's the technical solution for the health IT interoperability challenge? Do you know? You probably should. Chances are you interact with it frequently. Healthcare IT News blog/interoperability-cloud 03/31/2015
Bringing the promise of digital health to fruition

The digital health imperative is upon us. With advancements in technology, the opportunities are bound only by our imagination. Recent investments in digital health are telling signs of the disruptive forces at play and the future that is just waiting to happen. With the advent of arrays of sensors that track a myriad biomarkers ranging from activity, nutrition, heart rate, cholesterol level, glucose levels, sleep to those that can even detect stroke, consumer technologies have ushered in a new era of health management.  Interoperability Bringing the promise of digital health to fruition We are at a cusp of the consumer driven health revolution. But to succeed, we need a new approach: one that goes beyond the apps and the sensors and makes better use of APIs to deliver the interoperability and security required to overcome our current challenges.

03/31/2015
EHR company e-MDs gets acquired

The Texas-based electronic medical record company announced March 31 it has been acquired by a private investment firm and is slated to merge with a revenue cycle management provider.    Mergers & Acquisitions read more

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Corporate Member News

03/27/2015
15 interoperability geeks to watch

Joyce Sensmeier, RN, vice president of informatics for HIMSS, is named one of the 15 interoperability geeks to watch!

03/27/2015
Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network Kicks Off at White House

The Network is comprised of more than 2,800 payers, providers, business leaders, and consumers and was created in an effort to speed health care delivery reform through value-based payments.

03/27/2015
House Votes to Permanently Replace the Medicare SGR

H.R.2 would replace the SGR with a bicameral, bipartisan agreement that is essentially the same as was agreed to in December 2013.

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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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