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HIMSS Submits Comment Letter on MACRA NPRM
In the letter, HIMSS commends CMS for developing and executing a transparent and inclusive process in gaining stakeholder feedback in the preparation of this NPRM, and it applauded CMS' efforts to minimize the administrative burden on organizations and clinicians. Read More.

August 2016 Health Story Project Roundtable: The Story of a Patient Story That’s Making a Difference for HIT Standards
August 1, 2016 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm ET | Virtual Event
Lenel James and Lisa Nelson will share the story of their experience to date with the HL7 C-CDA Care Plan Document standard and its trial use in a multivendor team that included multiple EHRs and a Payer Care Plan Management System. Register Now!

Recording now Available! Interoperability & Standards Webinar: Addressing the Challenges to Achieve Secure Interoperable Exchange of Patient Data
Did you miss the HIMSS16 Interoperability & Standards Breakfast Panel? Back by popular demand: Join us for this webinar to learn about this topic from the comfort of your own home or office! Watch now!

Taking Immunization Workflow Mainstream
The Immunization Integration Program (IIP), a collaborative effort between Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (CNI), HIMSS and ICSA Labs - takes immunization workflow mainstream, streamlining and improving overall vaccine administration and management process. Learn more.

The HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging Workgroup Offers Thought Leadership in White Paper Series
Many organizations are wrestling with how to manage relevant clinical content that is being generated in the form of clinical images (digital photos, scope images, point of care ultrasound, etc) across the healthcare enterprise. The HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging white paper series highlights the importance of inclusion of Enterprise Imaging in the conversation on IT and healthcare.


HIE Highway

HIE Sustainability: Mission Not-Impossible
A blog from the HIMSS FY16 HIE inPractice Task Force. What makes an HIE sustainable over the long term? In order to find out what has worked and what hasn't, the Task Force decided to use a survey to ask HIEs how they have been working towards sustainability. Read More.

Patient-Centered Data Home Initiative to Drive Nationwide HIE
The patient-centered data home will help facilitate health information exchange across state lines through a pilot program involving three regional HIEs. The PCDH initiative works by sending out episode alerts to participants of the program.

Defining Patient Engagement from an HIE Perspective
Patient engagement in healthcare has recently become a priority as the nation moves toward achieving improved patient outcomes… The HIMSS FY16 HIE inPractice Task Force embarked on this initiative to discover ways that Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) implement, collaborate, and engage patients on behalf of the HIE.
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HITECH Administrative Matching Funds for Medicaid EHR Incentive Payments to Help Connect to Other Medicaid Providers
This letter from CMS describes how EPs & EHs can qualify for up to a 90% HITECH funding match if it enables better care coordination (utilizing HIE services) to other Medicaid providers (behavioral health, home health, etc.) and if it enables their ability to meet Meaningful Use criteria. Learn more about Meaningful Use and Health Information Exchange.

HIE Data Terms Glossary Puts Healthcare Community on Same Page
From the HIMSS FY16 HIE in Practice Task Force, "Close your eyes and imagine with me a healthcare delivery continuum in which the clinical data collected at every patient-provider interaction is routinely available to the patient and to all relevant care team members..." Read More.


HIMSS Exchange

Connected Health Conference
December 11-14, 2016 | National Harbor, MD
The 8th annual Connected Health Conference, formerly the mHealth Summit, brought to you by PCHA and shaped by our mission - achieving personal connected health for all - will be like none before it.

HIMSS17 Preconference Call for Proposals
HIMSS is searching for full day, 7 to 8-hour program submissions to include in the preconference education programming. This call is open through August 1, 2016. HIMSS17 will be held February 19-23, 2017 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.

Become a member of the Interoperability & Health Information Exchange Community
Our community serves as the central convening point for interoperability and health information exchange (HIE) professionals to promote meaningful education and thought leadership in the health IT industry. We connect professionals committed to transforming health through standards-based interoperability and HIE, with opportunities for networking with peers, sharing ideas, learning best practices, and leveraging collaborative opportunities. HIMSS members can join the community by updating their HIMSS Participations or by sending an e-mail to interop@himss.org requesting to join.


  
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UPCOMING EVENTS

July 12th
Advanced Digital Imaging Strategies Virtual Briefing

July 27-28th
HL7® FHIR® Applications Roundtable

August 1st
August Health Story Project Roundtable

September 7th
The Role of Standards in Preventing & Mitigating Health IT Patient Safety Risks

September 18-21st
SHIEC 2016 Annual Conference

September 26-30th
National Health IT Week



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