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EVERYTHING INTEROPERABILITY

Join the 4th Edition HIT Standards Dictionary Work Group
The new Interoperability & HIE Committee is looking for volunteers to assist with the revision of the 4th Edition of the HIMSS Dictionary of Healthcare Information Technology Terms, Acronyms, and Organizations which will be released during HIMSS17 annual conference. To become a member of the work group email us at interop@himss.org.

An Interoperability Use Case Repository and Narrative
The HIMSS Interoperability Maturity Model Task Force is pleased to announce a new web-based use case repository which also includes a narrative entitled, An Interoperability Use Case Narrative.

HIMSS North America Board of Directors Focus on Interoperability’s Role and the Value of IT in Healthcare Transformation
Achieving ubiquitous, secure interoperability of health information is the focus of Dana Alexander, RN, MSN, MBA, FHIMSS, FAAN, Chair, Board of Directors, HIMSS North America and Fred D. Rachman, MD, FHIMSS, Vice Chair of the Board.


HIE Highway

12 Things You Should Know about Health Information Exchanges
The FY15 HIE Committee reviewed existing research and conducted their own scan into HIE challenges and uncovered a number of common issues related to HIE implementations that are important to know.  Read about those 12 items here.

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. Join the HIE Community today!

In case you missed this...
Recently the FY15 HIMSS Interoperability and HIE Committees conducted a nationwide survey on Direct messaging to learn how the marketplace is using Direct to facilitate health information exchange (HIE). To access the full 2015 Direct Messaging Survey results and to download the infographic please visit our website.


HIMSS Exchange

Increase Health IT Knowledge with the TIGER Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
Powered by HIMSS, the TIGER VLE is a one-stop online health IT education portal for academic professionals, students, adult learners, and clinical educators.

Nominations Now Open
Nominations are now being accepted for open positions on the HIMSS North America Board of Directors and on the HIMSS Nominating Committee. Please send all nominations (self-nominations or other) to Denise Ambrose, by August 21, 2015.

One Voice, One Vision: Transforming Health.
National Health IT Week is a Partner-driven awareness week focusing on the value of healthcare IT. Join us October 5-9, 2015 for this important week. Become a Partner of NHIT Week 2015 today!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Aug 12th
eHI’s Innovation Forum

Aug 13th
Clinical Informatics – the New Norm in Medicine?

Aug 27th
When Data Becomes Knowledge

Sept 17th
Fall 2015 HIE Community Roundtable

Nov 8-11th
mHealth Summit

HIMSS Chapter Events

Webinars and Audio Conferences


Patient engagement summit. October 12-13, 2015. register by September 11th and save $200. Register Today.

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