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].
Feedback to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions in an effort to better position the U.S. to address COVID-19 and other public health emergencies, and prepare for future actions.
HIMSS shares thoughts and recommendations address the NPRM: Electronic Clinical Quality Measure Reporting for the IQR Program.
Personal Health Information: Federal Trade Commission Health Breach Notification Rule Regulatory Review Response Letter
This response aims to ensure that individuals’ personally identifiable health data is protected, and that the appropriate actions are taken when a breach of unsecured personal health information occurs.
Personal Health Records, Electronic Health Records Key to India’s National Digital Health Mission Comment Letter
To achieve the key objectives of National Digital Health Mission, the HIMSS India Chapter shares the need to ensure that both electronic health records as well as personal health records are part of the minimum viable architecture.
When COVID-19 subsides, the U.S.’s policy waivers, temporary healthcare standards and policies that have been adopted will require a transition to ensure stability, embed resiliency and develop a modern, value-based, health delivery system with digital health tools.
Five global policy strategies for combatting the COVID-19 pandemic—and future public health emergencies—to further transform our global healthcare system.
The HIMSS community offers recommendations focused on two areas: immediate actions and longer-term plans on how to maximize the role of digital health in vaccine distribution and administration.