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Two nurse informaticists share the journeys that led them to their profession.
Precision medicine, shares our guest blogger, is seeking to make health maintenance, disease prevention, diagnoses and treatment solutions more precisely selectable for each individual.
Our guest blogger shares two fundamental ways we can use patient care technology – and specifically the benefits of artificial intelligence as a tool – to return some humanity to healthcare.
With new officials to engage, HIMSS chapter advocates are encouraged to take advocacy action to elevate health information and technology priorities, such as telehealth and interoperability.
How can we truly put the patient at the center of all we do in healthcare? It’s a question that HIMSS President and CEO Hal Wolf addressed at length during his opening plenary of the Minnesota Chapter Spring Conference.
The Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies spending bill for FY2020 has been advanced and includes $100 million in new funding for implementing leading edge, interoperable, secure IT systems and recruiting and retaining skilled data scientists.
Healthcare is stepping into the 21st century and this company is helping patients everywhere make sense of the transformation.
"About 82 percent of hospital information security leaders surveyed reported having a 'significant security incident' in the last 12 months, according to the 2019 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey."
Record-keeping challenges mean patients are too often misidentified and given the wrong care. Technology may help with that.