The purpose of this policy is to establish guidance on short message service (SMS) text messaging by members of the healthcare workforce and address security risks presented by SMS text messaging [Lisa Storck].
The Big Data Health IT Policy Workgroup is advocating for use of the unique nurse identifier maintained and supported by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) called the NCSBN ID.
Learn why connected health is a hot topic of conversation in this blog post from HIMSS connected health subject matter expert, John Sharp.
"Providing more timely access to immunization data is what the HIMSS Immunization Integration Program is all about."
"With the HIMSS IIP interface, we’re able to get a more comprehensive amount of data for each and every vaccination."
Read key takeaways on the proposal and learn what the future health information and technology landscape might look like.
Understand how HIMSS is supporting Canadian health associations and initiatives around digital health in Canada.
Kaminski, J. (July, 2018). Exploring the Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap from a Nursing perspective. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(2).
Mobile Technology, Just-in-Time Learning and Gamification: Innovative Strategies for a CAUTI Education Program
ONeill, K., Robb, M., Kennedy, R. Bhattacharya, A., Dominici, N. & Murphy, A. ( July, 2018). Mobile technology, just-in-time learning and gamification: Innovative strategies for a CAUTI education program. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(2)
Successful Implementation of Electronic Trauma Documentation in a Level III Trauma Center- It Can Be Done!
Burnie, J., Heist, C., Hardin, E., Donoghue, K., Dunigan, K., & Sheets, K. (July, 2018). Successful Implementation of Electronic Trauma Documentation in a Level III Trauma Center- It Can Be Done! Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 22(2)
The opioid epidemic didn’t start with just one cause, which means only a multi-faceted approach will work in combating it.
Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono – a recipient of the HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award – shared with our Steps to Value podcast how her path has been full of changes, but that these changes helped her become the leader she is today.