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HIMSS Releases Fifth Edition of Health IT Dictionary

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Constant change continues to impact the ecosystem of health and healthcare as we simultaneously experience consolidation, expansion and disruption. HIMSS’s focus is evolving as well with a renewed intent to enhance value to our members while advancing the content direction of the industry through our thought leadership. What hasn’t changed, however, is the importance of staying informed, expanding our knowledge and remaining credible.

The fifth edition of HIMSS Dictionary of Health Information and Technology Terms, Acronyms and Organizations is an essential resource. It reflects HIMSS’s acknowledgment of the value of combining the best use of information and technology to optimize health engagements and care outcomes. New organizations are forming, terms are evolving, technologies are being disrupted and much of this innovation is reflected in the new edition.

Innovation will continue to identify opportunities to improve everything from cost efficiency to the patient experience and clinical outcomes. Organizations of the future must have a vision capable of fluid change in a dynamic environment. New roles will be created while care models and services will evolve. This is the re-imagined becoming reality through asking, trying, and measuring the “what if” of tomorrow.

We invite you to leverage this trusted resource to equip you with the knowledge needed to embark on this journey toward a value-driven health landscape.

The HIMSS Dictionary will be available for purchase at HIMSS19 in Orlando, February 11-15. Visit the HIMSS Bookstore in Lobby B of the Orange County Convention Center to purchase.

You can also order your copy online. HIMSS members receive a discount when they use promo code HIM25 at checkout.

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