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.
El Rio Community Health Center was named a HIMSS Davies Community Health Award recipient.
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.
Healthcare Informatics Society of Nigeria’s eHealth Solutions in Addressing Socioeconomic Healthcare Inequalities Case Study
This case study explores topics relating to the development of healthcare systems and health IT organization in Nigeria.
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.
Discover the challenges faced, the lessons learned and hopes ignited by one health system as they implemented AI and ML from the ground up.
Learn how one health system used analytics to shift clinical operations, patient and staff scheduling, revenue cycle activities and population health initiatives during COVID-19.
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.
Learn how a Davies Award recipient lowered its unplanned readmission rate from around 4% to ~3% by utilizing a near real-time readmission predictive score.
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...
This HIMSS Davies Award case study shares how one health system used predictive models to detect patient deterioration prior to cardiac arrest.
This HIMSS Davies Award case study shares how one health system used a risk score for real-time prediction of readmissions for hospitalized patients within the EMR.