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A health IT professional shares that while much has changed in healthcare during her journey with the autoimmune disease lupus, there is still much to be done.
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Read five multidisciplinary healthcare perspectives on patient and financial wellness, paired with health IT innovation, to empower leaders to shape and execute their strategic vision for thoughtful, relevant, cost-effective care delivery.
Carroll, W. (Nov, 2018). Predicting Severe Maternal Morbidity and Mortality - An Informatics Opportunity. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(3). Available at http://www.himss.org/ojni
Leveraging Social Determinants of Health Data to Improve Accountable Care Delivery and Gain a Complete Picture of Patients’ Needs
Using social determinates of health, providers can harness meaningful insights into the well-being of their patient populations to deliver high-quality care, while minimizing risk, shares our NHIT Week Partner.
The HIMSS Health Story Project helps break down the power of the consolidated continuity of care document in facilitating electronic clinical quality measures.
Health IT plays an important role in streamlining the workflows that enable clinicians to deliver the most up-to-date care, while also helping prevent the spread of disease.
"With the HIMSS IIP interface, we’re able to get a more comprehensive amount of data for each and every vaccination."
"Providing more timely access to immunization data is what the HIMSS Immunization Integration Program is all about."
As we celebrate the vital role and accomplishments of nurses during National Nurses Week from May 6-12, I call on all healthcare stakeholders to share how nursing informatics is helping the industry innovate and how this will impact care delivery.