Our digital influencer shares how healthcare regulations, such as HIPAA, present fewer barriers to data sharing than commonly thought.
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.
There are many short- and long-term policy and funding mechanisms that state and local jurisdictions in the U.S. can leverage to scale-up their efforts using health IT to combat a public health emergency like COVID-19.
How we approach innovation policy is key to the future of health globally.
It’s an issue around the globe—how can we implement quality measures in healthcare to reimburse providers based on improving care and outcomes? The U.S. is trying with its new value pathways.
See how public-private partnerships are driving what’s next in health.
With unique identifiers for nursing documentation, we have the opportunity to capture not only what happens during a patient-provider interaction, but also measure the impact of nurses in improving individual and population health outcomes.
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
Our guest writer dives into CMS Deputy Administrator Adam Boehler's "Four Ps" for driving value-based transformation in healthcare and what they might mean for health IT leaders.
At a HIMSS Chapter Advocacy roundtable, members offered their suggestions on critical areas of focus on the digital health horizon in 2019.
The Medicaid Program has offered states Section 1115 waivers as an innovative way to demonstrate state-specific approaches to address important policy and implementation issues related to care delivery through shifts over the years in priorities across different administrations.
Learn about the Proposed Interoperability Standards Measurement Framework and HIMSS's work to support these efforts.