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 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.
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.
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.