HIMSS Learning Center

Welcome to The Learning Center, the world's leading source of distance learning for healthcare IT education.

The Learning Center (powered by HIMSS) makes it easier than ever to take advantage of great content delivered by industry experts in a host of convenient formats. With more than 1,000 hours of recorded conference sessions, webinars and eLearning courses and modules, the Learning Center provides the tools you need to stay current in the rapidly evolving field of health IT.

You'll find:

  • Virtual Events - comprehensive webinars and briefings
  • Online Courses - Self-paced learning courses
  • Conference Presentations - From past HIMSS conferences and regional events
  • Digital Content Library - Sortable by subject matter
  • Community engagement - Chat, message and interact with users and speakers
  • Content available in 18 languages

Find the resources you need to expand your knowledge base including Webinars, Virtual Briefings, past conference education sessions, continuing education courses and community engagement tools.

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Virtual Events are comprised of virtual briefings and webinars. Virtual Briefings include multiple education sessions and typically run about two-hours total, with each session lasting 30-minutes. Webinars consist of a one-hour education session. Enjoy engaging educational topics, peer-to-peer interaction through online chat, as well as an informative Q&A with the speaker(s) at the conclusion of each session. All virtual briefing sessions and webinars are available for CPHIMS/CAHIMS credit.

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Sponsor Webinars offer one-hour sessions on an array of useful and trending topics, presented by top organizations in the health information technology field, such as Microsoft, Symantec, Allscripts and many more. Delve deeper into subject matter during the Q&A session with the speaker(s) at the conclusion of each webinar.

HIMSS University offers a variety of self-paced learning courses. Start with the basics or jump into advanced level coursework. We have the courses that compliment your learning style, schedule and education level. Click a course to begin your educational journey.

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Clinical and Business Intelligence - A Practical Guide
Based on the 2013 Clinical and Business Intelligence Symposium, this course provides practical knowledge on the planning, data review, analysis, and reporting required in launching and managing a clinical and business analytics initiative (CBI). Six industry thought leaders explore the technical considerations and solutions required to achieve results and manage the long term grown of CBI initiatives in your healthcare organization.

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Consumer and Patient Engagement: The What, Why and How
Enhancing patient engagement through cultural and system changes, including improvements in health IT, is essential for healthcare quality, safety, efficiency, and cost containment. During this course you will hear directly from patients, families, providers, and organizations that are partnering together for change. The intent of the course is to equip you with the tools you will need to advance patient engagement in your organizations.

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Health Informatics Training System (HITS)
Developed in partnership with ICS Skills and the Health Informatics Society of Ireland, this nine-module, self-paced, eLearning course provides learners with a comprehensive overview of the fundamental uses of IT in healthcare today. Designed for professionals new to the field of healthcare IT, it is a resource for acquiring a clear understanding of health informatics and its contribution to administrative and clinical best practices. It provides the learner with an entry-level foundation that covers the basics of IT in healthcare and serves as excellent preparation for subsequent system-specific training. Learners receive a certificate upon successful completion of the exam.

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New to Health IT Learning Track
Enhancing patient engagement through cultural and system changes, including improvements in health IT, is essential for healthcare quality, safety, efficiency, and cost containment. During this course you will hear directly from patients, families, providers, and organizations that are partnering together for change. The intent of the course is to equip you with the tools you will need to advance patient engagement in your organizations.

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CPHIMS Review Course
Based on the best selling 2nd edition of The CPHIMS Review Guide, this self-study, eLearning course has been revised and updated for the most recent version of the CPHIMS examination.

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Whether you attend the HIMSS Annual Conference in person, online or both, you can now enjoy anytime access to the education sessions from past conferences.

The conference presentations for purchase include sessions from HIMSS14, HIMSS15, the 2014 mHealth Summit and a compilation of the "Best of the Best" education sessions from HIMSS10, 11 and 12.

The Digital Library allows viewers to browse content by subject. You can organize and view the content by subject matter or white papers, education sessions and e-brochures by making a selection on the upper left side of the screen. Select the content for immediate viewing or save content to your briefcase to review at a later date.

We want to reward our Learning Center participants who strive for educational enrichment. To do this, we have created achievement and activity badges to earn and display on your profile.

We encourage all learners to gain knowledge from education sessions and content, from peer-to-peer networking.

Become a "Session Seeker" by viewing multiple education sessions or earn a "Social Butterfly" badge by networking with peers in the group message boards throughout the Learning Center virtual environment.

We have provided ample opportunities throughout the HIMSS Learning Center, to connect and share knowledge with peers. Group message boards, email communications, content ratings and live events provide places to engage, interact, and otherwise contribute to your education!

Education is universal! The HIMSS Learning Center offers multiple languages to choose from in order for attendees to gain the most value out of the HIMSS Learning Center. Changing your language in your profile will update navigation items in the toolbar, translate private communications, such as private chats and email communications. The languages offered include:

Chinese | Czech | Dutch | English | French | French Canadian | German | Greek | Hebrew | Italian | Japanese | Korean | Polish | Portuguese | Russian | Spanish | Turkish | Ukranian

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