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06/30/2015
HIMSS Survey Finds Two-Thirds of Healthcare Organizations Experienced a Significant Security Incident in Recent Past

Healthcare Organizations Implement New Technology and Personnel to Stay Ahead of Cyberattacks

06/26/2015
Health IT Standards Committee Says Goodbye to Departing Members, Discusses Workgroup Recommendations

The committee heard from Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator and Jon White, M.D., Acting Deputy National Coordinator, who recognized the 10 members completing their term with HITSC this month including Dixie Baker, Anne Castro, Jeremy Delinsky, John Derr, C. Martin Harris, Stanley Huff, Liz Johnson, David McCallie, Jr., Jonathan Perlin, and Sharon Terry.

06/26/2015
Healtheway Launches New Strategy and Changes Corporate Name to The Sequoia Project

New Brand Signals the Nonprofit’s Expanding Role in the Health Interoperability Community with Future Initiatives and Broader Health Data Exchange Support Planned

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HIMSS Blog

06/26/2015
Celebrating Independence!

Growing up I couldn’t wait for summer.  Summer meant school was out and I could have nothing but fun all day!  I didn’t have to go to bed early, do homework or stick to any kind of schedule, and I … Continue reading →

06/25/2015
HIE inPractice Blog Series: Using Health Information Exchanges to Identify Vulnerable Populations (Part 2)

by: Sharon Davis, CPHIMS, PMP, Senior Project Manager In our previous blog post, we defined a vulnerable population (VP) and introduced concepts of gathering clinical data from these populations.  In this blog, we will discuss the basics for collecting data and … Continue reading →

06/23/2015
Vendor Security Risk Management for Healthcare Organizations

Here is the latest monthly blog from the HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee…called PSST!  Keep reading to learn more about this month’s topic –Vendor Security Risk Management for Healthcare Organizations, by HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee Member John L. Phelan, … Continue reading →

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Healthcare IT News

06/29/2015
2015 Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum - Jonathan Weiner

Short Headline:  2015 Big Data NYC - Jonathan Weiner Jonathan Weiner discusses the topics of his presentation from the 2015 Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum in NYC - the future of EHRs and other data sources for population health.   By use of this code snippet, I agree to the Brightcove Publisher T and C found at https://accounts.brightcove.com/en/terms-and-conditions/. Thumbnail:  2015 Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum - Jonathan Weiner Jonathan Weine

06/29/2015
UnitedHealthcare inks another ACO deal

In the newest payer-provider ACO partnership, UnitedHealthcare has teamed up with an eight-hospital health system to launch another accountable care organization. Accountable Care read more

06/29/2015
Researchers tap Apple platform for LGBTQ population health

The LGBTQ community is the focus of a new study that will tap Apple's clinical research platform as a tool to identify health disparities. Population Health read more

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Corporate Member News

06/30/2015
HIMSS Survey Finds Two-Thirds of Healthcare Organizations Experienced a Significant Security Incident in Recent Past

Healthcare Organizations Implement New Technology and Personnel to Stay Ahead of Cyberattacks

06/26/2015
Health IT Standards Committee Says Goodbye to Departing Members, Discusses Workgroup Recommendations

The committee heard from Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator and Jon White, M.D., Acting Deputy National Coordinator, who recognized the 10 members completing their term with HITSC this month including Dixie Baker, Anne Castro, Jeremy Delinsky, John Derr, C. Martin Harris, Stanley Huff, Liz Johnson, David McCallie, Jr., Jonathan Perlin, and Sharon Terry.

06/26/2015
Healtheway Launches New Strategy and Changes Corporate Name to The Sequoia Project

New Brand Signals the Nonprofit’s Expanding Role in the Health Interoperability Community with Future Initiatives and Broader Health Data Exchange Support Planned

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HIMSS Wire

06/3/2015
Analytics is the wave of the future

While “Big Data” and analytics are among the most widely discussed topics in healthcare today, many healthcare organizations are still just beginning to grapple with why and how best they should incorporate analytics into their operations in order to better understand the reams of data new health IT is helping them collect.

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.

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