Since 2006, U.S. National Health IT Week has brought together stakeholders in Washington, DC and across the country to demonstrate the power of information and technology to transform health. Today, HIMSS is pleased to use the power of this partner-driven platform to launch Global Health Equity W...
Explore the potential of health information and technology to transform health and minimize health disparities with these events during Global Health Equity Week.
There’s no better time for the HIMSS community to come together and raise awareness of the many ways information and technology can support healthy communities and improve health and wellness for all. Thank you to our partners for their support.
Discover more about the social determinants of health—the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age—and their broad impact on health, health equity and overall well-being in this guide.
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.
Interact with a new HIMSS population health management model that identifies population health domains and capabilities, and maps nearly 500 functions to Value-Based Care (VBC) payment models to help bring clarity to your population health efforts.
Genomics testing can help to determine not only your lineage but what health factors of which to be aware now and as you age. Explore some of the basics of genomics, the roles and impact of these new data, and the implications for precision health.
Examining the Characteristics of Health-Related Gaming Interventions Among Congenital Heart Disease Patients: A Scoping Review
Health related gaming is an alternative medium for the delivery of patient education materials. To date, these types of interventions have been used throughout the healthcare environment, however no extensive review has been conducted to determine the characteristics of these interventions. The a...
As we celebrate the vital role and accomplishments of nurses during National Nurses Week from May 6-12, I call on all healthcare stakeholders to share how nursing informatics is helping the industry innovate and how this will impact care delivery.
"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."