HIMSS believes that the appropriate use of information technology (IT) and management systems can transform healthcare to save lives, improve outcomes of care and reduce costs.
Focused on improving health with IT, HIMSS calls for reasonable Meaningful Use-related timelines and rules
HIMSS continues its commitment to achievement of widespread secure, electronic exchange of health information.
On October 6th the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) released the final version of the Connecting Health and Care for the Nation: A Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap Version 1.0. The final version of the Roadmap focuses on three key buckets: Drivers, Policy and Technical Components, and Outcomes.
Get answers to your government relations questions and connect to HIMSS members and chapters through the HIMSS Government Relations team. The team also assists members during their trips to Washington, DC.
HIMSS National Capital Area Office
4300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 250
Arlington, VA 22203
Members of the HIMSS Government Relations team include:
Manager, Public Policy Initiatives
Jeff Coughlin, MPP
Senior Director, Federal and State Affairs