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November 13, 2015

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
Senators Send Letter to HHS Officials on Medical Identity Theft
Recent data breaches of several high-profile healthcare organizations, which could have affected over 100 million individuals alone, have raised significant concerns over the potential health and financial repercussions of medical identity theft.

Federal
Health IT Policy Committee Discusses Meaningful Use, Health IT Certification, and Interoperability
Committee heard from several industry experts on a variety of pressing topics.

White House Releases Privacy Guidelines for Precision Medicine Initiative
The proposed guidelines guarantees participants the right to gain access to results of studies in which they take part, and to be informed of any breaches of their data.

HIMSS Part of NHIT Collaborative for Underserved Challenge to Develop Precision Medicine Tools
As part of the federal Precision Medicine Initiative, organizations are being asked to find new and innovative ways to utilize health IT to support care, research, and outcomes improvements.

News
Veterans Day 2015
This year marks the second anniversary of the HIMSS Veterans Career Services Initiative...

CirrusMD and Wellpepper Named Venture+ Forum Pitch Competition Winners
CirrusMD Inc., and Wellpepper were named the winners of the 2015 Venture+ Forum Pitch competition for startups at the 7th annual mHealth Summit...

Members in Action: Pawan Goyal
Pawan Goyal, MD, MHA, PMP, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAHIMA, Chief Medical Officer, Federal Healthcare - U.S. Public Sector, is a member of the Davies Enterprise Steering Committee...

 

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HIMSS Events

Academic/Provider Partnerships: Streamlining Transition to Clinical Practice
November 17, 2015

Improving the Quality and Effectiveness of Health Services With Advanced Analytics
November 17, 2015

November 2015 Educational Social | New England Chapter of HIMSS
November 17, 2015

November 2015 Webinar | Greater Chicago Chapter of HIMSS
November 17, 2015

Delivering Better Value: To be successful, look beyond a belt or certification | Wisconsin Dairyland Chapter of HIMSS
November 18, 2015

CPHIMS Exam Review
November 19, 2015

2015 Fall Educational Event | Maryland Chapter of HIMSS
November 19, 2015

Monthly Educational Session: The Future of Information Technology in Military Health | National Capital Area Chapter of HIMSS
November 19, 2015

South Bay Meetup | Northern California Chapter of HIMSS
November 19, 2015

Trinity Health Expands Capabilities to Meet Increasing Analytics Demand
November 19, 2015

Burning Questions Answered: FHIR, SMART & the Quest for Interoperability
November 20, 2015

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