The HIMSS TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) Initiative’s Global Informatics Definitions define core global health informatics terminology, including varying terms for similar concepts applied locally, regionally and nationally to maximize the integration of informatics on...
The EU*US eHealth Work Consortium white paper discusses the ways in which the EU*US eHealth Work Project will work to measure, inform, educate and advance development of a skilled eHealth workforce globally.
The purpose of this paper is to explore the benefits and barriers of implementing radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in the healthcare sector and to provide recommendations to overcome potential barriers.
A white paper on phishing: what to look for and how to mitigate.
Our white paper features commentary and analysis from leaders across HIMSS, each of whom have a birds-eye view of industry trends and the levers of change.
This white paper shares a framework for building the digitally enabled health system of the future with a focus on health and wellness and a transformational impact on care delivery and quality.
Learn how to achieve easier data protection and improve, optimize clinicians’ access to critical apps.
Quality and safety are fundamental goals in all global healthcare systems. HIMSS is proposing a new strategy for addressing patient safety and the growing rates of preventable deaths and injuries from adverse events.
The Importance of Social Determinants of Health in Determining the Right Clinical Interventions White Paper
Our guest writer illustrates how clinician knowledge of a patient’s social determinants of health can allow for earlier, more targeted clinical interventions.
Reimagining Healthcare Innovation to Overcome the Real-World Challenge of Maternal Health White Paper
Our Innovation Committee and collaborators lay out innovative solutions to the global healthcare challenge of improving maternal health.
Explores publications on personal health records features of usability, communication, treatment compliance, literacy, interoperability and privacy/security [Smitha Pushpangadan and Charlotte Seckman]
Evidence-based information management still faces many challenges in nursing. This study investigates the validity of the nursing intensity and staffing system RAFAELA® used in the daily documentation of nursing work in Finland. This study also confirms that hospital mortality, which i...