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11/21/2014
CMS Creates New “Chief Data Officer” Position

With lawmakers adjourning Friday and the next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, that leaves few legislative days left before government funding runs out on December 11th.

11/21/2014
Impact of Immigration Executive Order on Funding the Government

With lawmakers adjourning Friday and the next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, that leaves few legislative days left before government funding runs out on December 11th.

11/21/2014
OIG Report Highlights Health IT Challenges

Report pointed to health IT issues like the EHR Incentive Program and interoperability as being among their top challenges.

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HIMSS Blog

11/17/2014
How to Prioritize Your IT Projects

by Roger Kropf, PhD, and Guy Scalzi, MBA Every health organization needs to prioritize its IT projects. There are too many adoption needs, too few financial and human resources to implement them, and not every idea that crosses your desk aligns … Continue reading →

11/13/2014
Engage Now with World Usability Day

A Guest Post from Lorraine Chapman, Chair, HIMSS User Experience Committee on World Usability Day The theme of this year’s World Usability Day is engagement. Because I am a user experience professional and I work for a software consulting company … Continue reading →

11/12/2014
Pursuing a Career In [fill in the blank]…

Recently I earned a Master’s in Education (Adult and Distance focused) from The Pennsylvania State University.  Great.  Now what?  Well, I want to continue my focus on lifelong learning and I want to apply what I have worked so hard … Continue reading →

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Healthcare IT News

11/21/2014
Telehealth progress may stall in DC

The American Telemedicine Association is hoping an unlikely alliance in Congress between a conservative Republican and a liberal Democrat will produce some strong momentum for telemedicine in the coming years.   read more

11/21/2014
CommonWell broadens data sharing efforts

CommonWell Health Alliance is marching toward "a new phase" of its vendor-driven interoperability efforts, extending its availability to providers, signing on new corporate members and eyeing new opportunities for nationwide expansion. [See also: CommonWell gets rolling on data exchange] read more

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Corporate Member News

11/21/2014
CMS Creates New “Chief Data Officer” Position

With lawmakers adjourning Friday and the next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, that leaves few legislative days left before government funding runs out on December 11th.

11/21/2014
Impact of Immigration Executive Order on Funding the Government

With lawmakers adjourning Friday and the next week for the Thanksgiving holiday, that leaves few legislative days left before government funding runs out on December 11th.

11/21/2014
OIG Report Highlights Health IT Challenges

Report pointed to health IT issues like the EHR Incentive Program and interoperability as being among their top challenges.

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HIMSS Wire

11/21/2014
Realizing the Promise of Digital Health Innovation: Connectivity is Key

It is an exciting time to be in the healthcare industry, especially considering the impact technological advancements in digital health have had on healthcare.

11/19/2014
Virtual Care: A Real-World Strategic Asset

Consumers are embracing emerging virtual care models, which empower patients to take control of their health by having the majority of care taking place "virtually" through online resources and access to clinicians via phone, email or video technologies.

10/31/2014
How Intermountain Healthcare does privacy & security

CISO Karl West explains the health system's process for evaluating all new mobile technologies based on a core architecture that involves a three-pronged system of controls.

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