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05/29/2015
AHRQ Heart Health Grants Help With EHR Use

The announcement is aligned with the Department’s Million Hearts national initiative to prevent heart attacks and stroke.

05/29/2015
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Virginia Chief Information Officer

On May 26, 2015 Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Nelson Moe as the new Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

05/29/2015
HIMSS Asks for a Reduction in Program Complexity in Comments on 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria NPRM

In comments submitted to Dr. Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health IT, on the 2015 Edition Health Information Technology (Health IT) Certification Criteria Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) thanked the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for the opportunity to work with its diverse membership to develop a coherent response to the 2015 edition certification criteria.

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HIMSS Blog

05/28/2015
Culture shock!

“Our own culture is to us like the air we breathe, while another culture is like water – and it takes special skills to be able to survive in both elements.” ~ Geert Hofstede Linda Gibson was our speaker for … Continue reading →

05/27/2015
Institute for eHealth Policy Recap: Toward Interoperable Healthcare Records

by: Samantha Burch, Senior Director, Congressional Affairs, HIMSS Five years after the start of the HITECH Meaningful Use program, the national dialogue about the future of healthcare automation is shifting from a focus on technology adoption to the exchange and use … Continue reading →

05/27/2015
HIE inPractice Blog Series: Using Health Information Exchanges to Identify Vulnerable Populations (Part 1)

by: Timothy Butts, BS, MSIS, PMP, Certified Healthcare CIO,  Sharon Davis, CPHIMS, PMP, Sr. Project Manager, and Charles Stewart, MBA, SSBB, CHTS-IM, CHTS-PW, CHTS-TR, CHTS-TS, HIE Executive Director     Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) is at a unique place in history. For the first … Continue reading →

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Healthcare IT News

05/29/2015
Reinventing home healthcare with mobile technology

Reinventing home healthcare http://ad.doubleclick.net/ddm/clk/291464931;118555438;o Mobile Sponsored: Connected Care: Reinventing Healthcare Through Mobile Technology (SPONSORED) A connected care approach means using mobile technology in healthcare to make it easier for doctors to monitor patients, and for patients to monitor their own health. 05/29/2015
Providers in dire need of connectivity

Connected health infrastructure is emerging in healthcare as a binding agent for diverse devices and workflows, aiding diagnosis, monitoring and prevention, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Interoperability read more

05/29/2015
Healthcare headlines from across the Web

Healthcare IT News' focus is primarily on IT within the healthcare space, but there's also so much happening now within the broader realm of healthcare. So, we're also keeping track of all the top studies, articles and big happenings in healthcare arena published daily. Our healthcare watch list is updated daily, so check back in with us for regular updates. Clinical

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Corporate Member News

05/29/2015
AHRQ Heart Health Grants Help With EHR Use

The announcement is aligned with the Department’s Million Hearts national initiative to prevent heart attacks and stroke.

05/29/2015
Governor McAuliffe Announces New Virginia Chief Information Officer

On May 26, 2015 Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Nelson Moe as the new Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

05/29/2015
HIMSS Asks for a Reduction in Program Complexity in Comments on 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria NPRM

In comments submitted to Dr. Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health IT, on the 2015 Edition Health Information Technology (Health IT) Certification Criteria Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) thanked the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for the opportunity to work with its diverse membership to develop a coherent response to the 2015 edition certification criteria.

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HIMSS Wire

05/28/2015
BEST Hospital IT Departments: Nominations open today!

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

05/28/2015
Giant ACO drives pop health with analytics and big data

Rishi Sikka, MD, senior vice president of clinical transformation at Chicago’s Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s largest ACOs, will deliver a featured presentation at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, June 30-July 1 in New York City.

05/20/2015
Chief clinical officer presents at New York City Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum

Carolinas HealthCare System Chief Clinical Officer discusses his use of data and analytics at the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum on Friday, June 19 in New York City.

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