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January 5, 2014 ISSUE ARCHIVE |SUBSCRIBE | MEMBERSHIP
EVERYTHING INTEROPERABILITY
HL7 Launches Joint Argonaut Project to Advance FHIR
HIMSS welcomes the Argonaut Project's use of innovative standards and technologies to rapidly advance health information interoperability. HIMSS remains highly engaged and supportive of innovation across the health IT sector, including the evolution of emerging standards such as HL7 FHIR.

HIMSS Announces Interoperability Definition Champions
Become a champion for interoperability by adopting the HIMSS Definition of Interoperability! Find out how to make your organization a Champion.

ICD-10 Supports EHR Interoperability
The ICD-10 initiative has received much scrutiny from medical associations. Part of the concern stems from competing initiatives that healthcare providers need to implement, such as electronic health records.


HIE Highway
New HIE Research
Two important federally funded studies that take a rigorous approach to HIE research have recently been published. HIMSS Director of Informatics, Mari Greenberger, MPPA, and HIE Community Roundtable Co-Chair, Gary Ozanich, Ph.D., discuss the new research.

In Case You Missed This...
The 2014 HL7 Interface Technology Survey Results provide a current view of the HL7 interface market within healthcare.

NEW!! HIE inPractice Feature Articles
In 2015 the Information Xchange will be featuring monthly articles and case studies on innovative HIEs, health IT organizations and HIMSS Chapters. This month we’re kicking off with a feature on the National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE), a not-for-profit collaboration working to make it easier for providers to share health information with their patients.

Interested in featuring your organization? Contact Julie Moffitt!

HIMSS Exchange
WIN your HIMSS15 hotel stay this holiday season!
Take advantage of discounted Early Bird rates and be entered to win a stay at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, The Drake Hotel or the Wit Hotel from April 12 – April 16.

HIMSS15 Block Party
Chicago block parties bring neighbors together to foster a true sense of community. The HIMSS Block Party – formerly the Communities Open House – will do the same.

HIMSS15 Health Information Exchange Symposium: Interoperability Driving Innovation
Join a lineup of outstanding faculty and get a head start on networking with like-minded peers as you dive deeply into the subjects that interest you most.


  Coordinated and Connected Care in Action. Register Now.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
Jan. 12
FY16 Annual Call for Committee Volunteers - Open

Jan. 15
Winter 2015 HIE Community Roundtable

Jan. 26-30
IHE North America Connectathon Conference

Jan. 28
Explore the Path Forward to Standards-Based, Sustainable Interoperability

Feb. 3-5
eHealth Initiative Annual Conference 2015


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