The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) introduces HIMSS.tv, the new media presence launched by the Society.
This multimedia site offers HIMSS Members, and any healthcare professional, access to educational videos on the healthcare IT industry; interviews with industry experts and leaders; conference highlights; and much more. The HIMSS.tv site provides high-quality, informative, multimedia presentations from some of the brightest and most innovative leaders in the industry. The site is updated weekly.
Current videos include the HIMSS09 Year-in-Review, interviews with members of the HIMSS Board of Directors and the HIMSS09 Opening Video. In addition, the current videos feature interviews with HIMSS Members discussing the value of HIMSS membership, as well as the need for clinical information systems as part of an electronic medical record and the challenges of transitioning from patient care to full-time nursing informatics.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of health information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., Brussels, Singapore, and other locations across the United States, HIMSS represents more than 23,000 individual members and over 380 corporate members that collectively represent organizations employing millions of people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives designed to promote information and management systemsâ€™ contributions to ensuring quality patient care.