In this Stage 7 success story, see how Texas Children’s Hospital, the largest children’s hospital in the U.S., improved patient and caregiver experiences with health information and technology.
HIMSS welcomes the BC Health Information Management Professionals Society as a new chapter in British Columbia, Canada.
HIMSS and PCHAlliance expressed support for many of the critical measures the Federal Communications Commission has taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ONC and CMS Announce Enforcement Discretion for Interoperability Regulations to Allow the Community Time to Address COVID-19
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a period for enforcement discretion around implementation of the final interoperability regulations to provide all health system stakeholders with additional tim...
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General issued a Proposed Regulation on Civil Money Penalties related to the information blocking provisions included in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Interoperability Regulation.
HIMSS and PCHAlliance provided written comments in response to the Draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan.
ONC’s Final Regulation is intended to allow the flow of critical clinical information from system to system and provider to provider in part to facilitate better decision support and support new alternative payment models for care.
As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to grow, state policymakers in the United States are taking extensive actions to manage the spread through information and technology.
The CARES Act stimulus package, totaling over $2.2 trillion, addresses many facets of society, including healthcare delivery, state funding, small business and non-profit relief, and overall economic stimulus.
Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals will be required to send electronic patient event notifications of a patient’s admission, discharge and/or transfer to another healthcare facility or to another community practitioner as one of their Conditions of Participation for the Medicare and M...
The CARES Act includes $500 million that solidifies congressional and Trump Administration support for Data: Elemental to Health, a multi-year campaign to modernize the public health infrastructure in the United States.
By John Sharp, MSSA, PMP, FHIMSS, Director, Thought Advisory, Personal Connected Health Alliance; HIMSS
Telehealth visits are quickly becoming a mainstay of healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many health systems encourage patients to shift to telehealth as a first choice to discus...