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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) jump started our digital healthcare revolution. HIMSS has been at the heart and center of leading the transformation of healthcare through technology. Our members and volunteers are leading the way to improved outcomes, cost savings and high quality patient care. Explore our Resource Library to learn more.

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What is the value of health IT?

Accountable Care
Health Business Solutions - Medical Banking
Medical Practice Information Systems - Ambulatory, Community Health
Quality & Patient Safety - Clinical Decision Support, Pay for Performance
Patient Engagement - Patient Portals, PHRs, Social Media
Payers & Health Plans

HIMSS Health IT Value Suite

  • Pathways to Value - A free collection of action plans focused on key areas with high potential for value realization.
  • The HIMSS Value STEPS™ - An easily understood framework to take advantage of when formulating value strategies.
  • The Meaningful Use Fact Finder - Delivers easily accessible information on Meaningful Use measures and reporting timelines.
  • Patient Engagement - Information around how to get started, how to implement your patient engagement strategies.

How is technology driving health care reform?

Clinical & Business Intelligence
Clinical Informatics - Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacy, Medical, & Enterprise Imaging
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Health Information Exchange (HIE)
ICD-10 Transition
User Experience

How are our members guiding transformation?

Health IT Body of Knowledge - Basic Introduction to HIT
Health IT Policy - Congressional & Federal Affairs, Advocacy Tools
Interoperability & Standards
Management Engineering & Process Improvement
Meaningful Use -Incentives for Eligible Hospitals, Professionals
Privacy & Security