Results of the HIMSS 2020 Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey suggest nurse informaticists are the driving force fulfilling the urgent need for reliable data at the individual, organizational, national and population levels.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed many high-value use cases where distributed ledger technology such as blockchain could address immediate global needs and support an accelerated response.
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.
Health information exchange organizations play an essential role in aggregating and disseminating data to give local hospitals, public health officials and providers a better understanding of the virus’ spread and the patients being tested and treated.
HIMSS and PCHAlliance provided written comments in response to the Draft 2020-2025 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan.
The Global Consortium for eHealth Interoperability is working collaboratively with other organizations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, accelerating the deployment of healthcare standards to quickly and efficiently share critical patient information and to meet pressing interoperability need...
Dedicated to improving quality of care, Bayhealth Medical Center leveraged HIMSS maturity models to successfully launch a new population health initiative.
47 healthcare organizations. Three HIMSS Maturity Models. All utilized to accomplish one goal: digital transformation in healthcare. See the 2019 list of Stage 7 validated organizations, read their stories and find out what you need to do to be on next year’s list.
HIMSS, HL7 International, and IHE International announce the formation of the Global Consortium for eHealth Interoperability.
Children’s Hospital Colorado recently embarked on a journey using the HIMSS Analytics Adoption Model for Analytics Maturity to support their work in obtaining data-driven insights to inform strategies focused on improving community health.
A HIMSS Stage 7 success story of how Nebraska Medicine automated its data centers and transitioned to a virtualized compute, network and storage environment without adding unplanned costs or projects.