Become a member of the HIE Community
The HIE Community serves as the central convening point for HIE professionals to share ideas, make connections, learn best practices and leverage opportunities in a collaborative virtual community. Each quarter we host a 90 minute HIE Community Roundtable open to
all HIMSS members that choose to be a part of the HIMSS Community.
HIMSS members can join the community by updating their HIMSS Participations or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting to join.
In Case You Missed This…
The FY16 I&HIE Committee created an infographic to illustrate the work effort and information differences between an HIE-enabled provider and one who is not. The contrast is designed to stimulate the reader on how access to patient information is critical to providing the
best possible care and outcomes. We encourage you to view and share our infographic throughout your network of colleagues.
Spring 2016 HIE Community Roundtable
Join us on Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 12:00-1:30 pm ET to learn about Meeting the Demands for Interoperable HIE presented by David Kibbe, MD, MBA and to discuss the Learning Health System with Joshua Rubin, JD, MBA, MH, MPP.
State Health Information Exchange (HIE) Program Evaluation Report Released
ONC has released the final evaluation report for the State Health Information Exchange (HIE) Program [Executive Summary | Final Report].
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the planning, implementation, operation, key lessons, and impact of the State HIE Program.
The program was created to enable rapid development of HIE across the nation, using tailored, state-level solutions.
National Nurses Week | May 6 – May 12, 2016
HIMSS joins the American Nurses Association and the Alliance for Nursing Informatics and numerous other partners in celebrating National Nurses Week, held May 6-12, 2016.
Exhibit at the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase at NI2016, June 25-29, Geneva, Switzerland
The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™ during Nursing Informatics 2016 offers health IT solution providers the chance to play a critical role in leading the evolution of healthcare while connecting with qualified, engaged decision makers.
Explore how your organization can exhibit in areas ranging from Home Care, Connected Patients, Handoff, API, Telehealth and more.
View a complete list of benefits and packages Questions? Contact Bronwen Watkins-Pitchford.
Mobile Health Tools and Activated Patients Delivering Transformation
Smart phones and mobile health apps are tracking a bounty of information on everything from steps to periods.
This provides rich data to be used in research, improving patients’ condition and clinical workflow.
Actively involving patients in apps and device design and giving them access to their data further activates them to improve their own health.
Ransomware on the Rise in the Healthcare Sector: Watch Out for Samsam and Maktub Locker
Recently, hospitals and other healthcare organizations have been hit by a wave of ransomware attacks.
These ransomware attacks have evolved over time with increasing sophistication.
Two new ransomware strains are reported to be infecting hospital systems: Samsam (including MSIL/Samas.A and Samas/Samsam/MSIL.B/C) and Maktub Locker.
Read more about what to watch out for.
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