Our digital influencer shares how healthcare regulations, such as HIPAA, present fewer barriers to data sharing than commonly thought.
Standards and resources are some of the biggest challenges hindering the transfer of information on vaccines for children. A pediatrician and health IT advocate outlines both the struggles and the solutions needed to tackle this public health challenge.
This on-demand webinar discusses universal patient identifiers and current legislative updates, impacts across the industry and how to will improve the healthcare experience for patients and providers
Powell, K. & Alexander, G. (Summer, 2019). Mitigating Barriers to Interoperability in Health Care. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 23(2). Available at http://www.himss.org/ojni
Learn about the Proposed Interoperability Standards Measurement Framework and HIMSS's work to support these efforts.
Learn about the ONC's Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) and HIMSS's work to support these efforts.
Learn about 21st Century Cures provisions to drive interoperability and HIMSS's work to support these efforts.
Read key takeaways on the proposal and learn what the future health information and technology landscape might look like.
ONC and CMS Announce Enforcement Discretion for Interoperability Regulations to Allow the Community Time to Address COVID-19
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a period for enforcement discretion around implementation of the final interoperability regulations to provide all health system stakeholders with additional tim...
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General issued a Proposed Regulation on Civil Money Penalties related to the information blocking provisions included in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Interoperability Regulation.
Gathering and sharing accurate information on who has or has not been immunized and where the vaccine stockpiles may be located are important components of the public health strategy to overcome disease.
Five software developers representing more than a quarter of the electronic health record market were recognized by HIMSS for their inclusion of immunization capabilities in their products, as part of the Immunization Integration Program.