Members of the HIMSS Global Health Equity Network discuss four ways the healthcare industry can help cultivate a more inclusive environment that celebrates diversity.
The Global Consortium for eHealth Interoperability is working collaboratively with other organizations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, accelerating the deployment of healthcare standards to quickly and efficiently share critical patient information and to meet pressing interoperability need...
Remote patient monitoring (RPM) offers tools for disease monitoring and patient-provider communications that reduce infection risks for patients, communities and providers. RPM can be an especially safe and useful method of care as our healthcare system works to combat COVID-19.
The CARES Act stimulus package, totaling over $2.2 trillion, addresses many facets of society, including healthcare delivery, state funding, small business and non-profit relief, and overall economic stimulus.
Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals will be required to send electronic patient event notifications of a patient’s admission, discharge and/or transfer to another healthcare facility or to another community practitioner as one of their Conditions of Participation for the Medicare and M...
The CARES Act includes $500 million that solidifies congressional and Trump Administration support for Data: Elemental to Health, a multi-year campaign to modernize the public health infrastructure in the United States.
By John Sharp, MSSA, PMP, FHIMSS, Director, Thought Advisory, Personal Connected Health Alliance; HIMSS
Telehealth visits are quickly becoming a mainstay of healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many health systems encourage patients to shift to telehealth as a first choice to discus...
Understanding their accountability when it came to safer prescribing practices for opioid-addicted patients, Geisinger took a holistic approach to ensuring their patients' needs are managed.
HIMSS Analytics recognizes Hospital for Special Surgery for their status as a Stage 7 hospital, as tracked by the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM) SM
As the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to grow, state policymakers in the United States are taking extensive actions to manage the spread of the virus through information and technology.
On Monday, March 9, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) publicly released their final regulations related to driving more interoperability and data exchange across the entire healthcare ecosystem.
On Monday, March 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) publicly released their final regulations related to driving more interoperability and data exchange across the entire healthcare ecosystem.