Leveraging Information and Technology to Mitigate the Opioid Epidemic at the Federal and State Levels
Every day, 115 Americans die from an opioid-related drug overdose. To encourage awareness about the public health epidemic, HIMSS is hosting a series of webinars on leveraging health information and technology to mitigate the opioid crisis at the federal and state levels.
The recent ONC Interoperability Forum brought people together to learn about recent efforts to advance interoperability nationwide and identify concrete actions in response to current interoperability challenges.
In this Q&A, HIMSS’s Chief Americas Officer Denise Hines explains the importance of the network and how it aligns with HIMSS’s renewed purpose of realizing the full health and wellness potential of every person on the planet.
HIMSS strongly advocated for the inclusion of $50 million in new funding, and looks forward to continuing the work with our campaign partners and the CDC to modernize the public health surveillance enterprise through upgrading IT systems and recruiting and retaining skilled data scientists.
HIMSS and the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) provided written comments to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Clinical Decision Support Software; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff.
HIMSS and PCHAlliance Comment on Updates to the Anti-Kickback and Physician Self-Referral Regulations
HIMSS and the Personal Connected Health Alliance provided written comments on two separate proposed regulations.
Hal Wolf, HIMSS President & CEO, Testifies in front of U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Veterans’ Affairs
Hal Wolf, HIMSS President & CEO, testified in front of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Technology Modernization.
47 healthcare organizations. Three HIMSS Maturity Models. All utilized to accomplish one goal: digital transformation in healthcare. See the 2019 list of Stage 7 validated organizations, read their stories and find out what you need to do to be on next year’s list.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services publicly released their final regulations related to driving more interoperability and data exchange across the entire healthcare ecosystem.
HIMSS-Forrester Benchmark Study Finds Healthcare Lacks a Proper Data-Driven Customer and Employee Experience Strategy
HIMSS and Forrester today announced the results from a study that investigates adoption of consumer and employee experience capabilities within healthcare.
Dedicated to improving quality of care, Bayhealth Medical Center leveraged HIMSS maturity models to successfully launch a new population health initiative.
As confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to grow at an alarming rate, we are seeing an almost unprecedented embrace of telehealth by the U.S. federal government to help connect patients and providers in an attempt to limit the spread of the disease.