Participate in educational offerings tailored to the Medical Informatics Community.
Stay informed on the latest virtual and in-person educational events for HIMSS Physician Community like the Monthly Physician Community Webinar Series, Physician Podcast Series or the Physician Meaningful Use Dinner Event.
There are many resources at HIMSS to help the working physician understand Health IT and Informatics. Enrich yourself with these complimentary resources:
Practical Tips on Safeguarding Information for Small Physician Practice
When it comes to safeguarding information, your patients and coworkers trust you to protect it. Safeguarding information is our shared responsibility. You can do your part by taking certain precautions by using these STOP.THINK.CONNECT.™ inspired tips, developed by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society North America. STOP. THINK.CONNECT.™ is the global cybersecurity education and awareness campaign. Download Full Document.
EHR Association & ECRI Institute Collaborate on New Recommendations for Safer Opioid Prescribing
ECRI Institute and HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association develop strategies to support clinicians with pain management decisions at the point of care
The EHRA-ECRI Joint Project on Safer Opioid Prescribing demonstrated the value of combining Patient Safety Organization (PSO) data gathering and analytics with developer expertise in a collaborative environment. Projects like these are an example of the EHRA’s ongoing commitment to supporting safe technology, healthcare delivery, and continued innovation. Download Full White Paper.
Clinical Decision Support
Clinical Decision Support seeks to improve patient care at the point of delivery through a variety of useful tools.
Health Information Exchange
Learn about Health Information Exchange (HIE) organizations, networks and initiatives at the local, regional and state levels.
Interoperability & Standards
Learn about Interoperability & Standards by accessing information on health information exchange, standards based interoperability solutions and the Interoperability & Standards Toolkit.
Health IT Public Policy
Access the latest updates on public policy in health IT.
HIT User Experience in Health IT
Gain an understanding of the major terminology, explore the major issues and opportunitities, and utilize resources created for and by the HIMSS User Experience committee and community here.
Electronic Medication Reconciliation (Med Rec) Resource Center
Use this library of publicly-available resources and tools to learn everything you need to know about electronic medication reconciliation and its effects on care coordination and continuity of care.
View various resources and tools which will assist organizations in the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10, including the ICD-10 Playbook and tool kits.
Meaningful Use OneSource
Meaningful Use OneSource assists eligible healthcare providers and professionals in understanding Meaningful Use Stage 1 and Stage 2 requirements, timelines
Explore resources on the generation, aggregation and dissemination of health information via mobile and wireless devices.
Connected Patient formally Patient Engagement
Effectively understand how to best e-engage patients with focus on Meaningful Use Stage 2 patient engagement requirements, secure messaging and patient portals.
Learn more about how you can get involved in the Physician Community and what the Physician Committee does.
Physician Community Workgroups
Participate in one of these community groups:
HIMSS-SIIM Joint Enterprise Imaging Workgroup
The HIMSS-SIIM Joint Enterprise Imaging Workgroup is open to individuals with membership in HIMSS or SIIM, including but not limited to: Clinical Informaticists, Radiologists, Cardiologists, Imaging Vendors, IT Professionals, Certified Imaging Informatics Professionals and those interested in the broader specialty of Enterprise Imaging Informatics.
Understand how the Physician Committee works to provide leadership within the Physician Community.
Local HIMSS Chapters
Find your local HIMSS Chapter and join the grassroots action in your community.
Physician Community Member Profiles
Explore the different career pathways physicians have taken to be involved in medical informatics.
Clinical Informatics Insights
Engage with this complimentary monthly eNewsletter from content experts delivered to you.
Weekly Community Newsletter
Stay informed with the latest breaking news with the Medical Informatics Community.
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