The purpose of this policy is to establish guidance on short message service (SMS) text messaging by members of the healthcare workforce and address security risks presented by SMS text messaging [Lisa Storck].
This resource helps executive leaders and IT, informatics, clinical leadership and managers at large- to medium-size providers and research organizations who are exploring big data drive your business to improve ROI and optimize patient care metrics and workflow.
The HIMSS U.S. Leadership and Workforce Survey reflects the perspectives of the country's health information and technology leaders on a myriad of topics influencing the healthcare sector
Wyatt, L. (Nov. 2018). Leading A Process Improvement in a Pediatric Acute Care Hospital. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(3), Available at http://www.himss.org/ojni
Implementation of an Evidence-Based Electronic Health Record (EHR) Downtime Readiness and Recovery Plan
This OJNI report dives into the implementation of EHRs and downtime readiness and recovery plans.
Feedback to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions in an effort to better position the U.S. to address COVID-19 and other public health emergencies, and prepare for future actions.
HIMSS shares thoughts and recommendations address the NPRM: Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Reporting for the IQR Program.
Personal Health Information: Federal Trade Commission Health Breach Notification Rule Regulatory Review Response Letter
This response aims to ensure that individuals’ personally identifiable health data is protected, and that the appropriate actions are taken when a breach of unsecured personal health information occurs.
When COVID-19 subsides, the U.S.’s policy waivers, temporary healthcare standards and policies that have been adopted will require a transition to ensure stability, embed resiliency and develop a modern, value-based, health delivery system with digital health tools.
Five global policy strategies for combatting the COVID-19 pandemic—and future public health emergencies—to further transform our global healthcare system.