White paper: Change your prior authorization strategy. 10 good reason >>
 
 
March 25, 2016

Membership | HIMSS Public Policy

Hello, {{lead.First Name:default=Subscriber}}, welcome to HIMSS' Health IT Policy Update, bringing you the latest news on Congressional, federal, and state health IT legislative and regulatory activities from HIMSS' Government Relations office. We welcome your feedback. If you're reading this complimentary newsletter online or receiving it as a forward, please subscribe.

 

Congressional

House Oversight Hearing on Opportunities and Challenges in Advancing Health IT
The purpose of the hearing was to examine opportunities and challenges in our health care system to leverage information technology to improve healthcare delivery and health outcomes.

 

Federal

HIMSS Submits Comments on 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory
HIMSS submitted its comments in response to the 2016 Interoperability Standards Advisory.

 

News
Empathys Role in Helping us Design Better Health Experiences

Novant Health is the First Organization to be Revalidated With Stage 7 Ambulatory Award
The HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Ambulatory Award honors facilities operating in a paperless environment using best practices in implementing EHR.

 

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HIMSS Events

New HIMSS Podcast STEPS to Value-This Week’s Episode- Know Your STEPS: Treatment/Clinical Value
In this episode, we examine the "T STEP" of the HIMSS HIT Value STEPS framework, Treatment and Clinical. This category is well-represented in Value Suite data collection, and covers topics such as efficiencies, quality of care, and safety issues. We talk with Fred Rachman, CEO of the Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services, and Vice Chair of the HIMSS Board of Directors, about how IT is used to support treatment and clinical benefits. We talk with Tom Leary, Vice President, Government Relations at HIMSS about the 10th annual National Health IT Week. Jonathan French joins us again to highlight Davies award winners who have gained value through clinically-focused HIT projects. Finally, Margaret Schulte joins us with some treatment/clinically-focused value stories of the week.

Listen to the episode here: STEPS to Value-Know Your STEPS: Treatment/Clinical Value

Transport Mechanisms: Making It Possible to Share Your Health Story
April 4, 2016

CPHIMS Online Review Course - Part 1
April 4, 2016

4th Annual Patient Engagement Summit | Northern California Chapter of HIMSS
April 5, 2016

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