The Connected Health Community addresses one of the most critical areas in the health IT space, placing the patient first in a digital healthcare environment.
HIMSS recognizes the growing importance of connected health and its ability to move care towards an Anytime, Anywhere approach. The Communities focus is to:
- Equip healthcare providers, consumers, and industry leaders with thought leadership and resources to advance the industry and support the triple aim of healthcare: improving outcomes, decreasing cost, while improving quality
- Consumer-friendly personal health technologies
- Working to increase the availability and access to plug-and-play interoperable standards, which empower individuals to better manage their health and wellness, anywhere and at any time