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].
Our guest writer shares a summary of the 21st Century Cures Act and how it affects health IT.
Read key takeaways on the proposal and learn what the future health information and technology landscape might look like.
Learn about 21st Century Cures provisions to drive interoperability and HIMSS's work to support these efforts.
Learn about the ONC's Interoperability Standards Advisory (ISA) and HIMSS's work to support these efforts.
Learn about the Proposed Interoperability Standards Measurement Framework and HIMSS's work to support these efforts.
At a HIMSS Chapter Advocacy roundtable, members offered their suggestions on critical areas of focus on the digital health horizon in 2019.
Powell, K. & Alexander, G. (Summer, 2019). Mitigating Barriers to Interoperability in Health Care. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI), 23(2). Available at http://www.himss.org/ojni
Standards and resources are some of the biggest challenges hindering the transfer of information on vaccines for children. A pediatrician and health IT advocate outlines both the struggles and the solutions needed to tackle this public health challenge.
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This on-demand webinar discusses universal patient identifiers and current legislative updates, impacts across the industry and how to will improve the healthcare experience for patients and providers