The Big Data Health IT Policy Workgroup is advocating for use of the unique nurse identifier maintained and supported by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) called the NCSBN ID.
"Providing more timely access to immunization data is what the HIMSS Immunization Integration Program is all about."
"With the HIMSS IIP interface, we’re able to get a more comprehensive amount of data for each and every vaccination."
Read key takeaways on the proposal and learn what the future health information and technology landscape might look like.
Kaminski, J. (July, 2018). Exploring the Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap from a Nursing perspective. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(2).
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.
Learn about 21st Century Cures provisions to drive interoperability 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 the Proposed Interoperability Standards Measurement Framework and HIMSS's work to support these efforts.
Nursing Data Standards: Triangulating the Development of Industry-Level Competencies In Digital Healthcare
Kennedy, M. (Nov, 2018). Nursing Data Standards: Triangulating the Development of Industry-Level Competencies In Digital Healthcare. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(3). Available at http://www.himss.org/ojni
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
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.