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].
Experience how a new C-CDA rendering tool can improve visualization of your C-CDA documents.
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.
A HIMSS Health Information Exchange Case Studies Task Force participant breaks down the HIE case study process while addressing patient and provider engagement strategies.
Our guest writer shares while often overlooked, governance in a healthcare organization's information and technology can lead to a higher level of trust by patients.
Explore part 2 of this blockchain blog series, authored by HIMSS Blockchain in Healthcare Task Force members.
For most medical conditions, reducing the time between intent to treat and actual treatment is beneficial. The goal of this study was to determine the current state of the medication process at a university-affiliated children’s hospital. [Haresh L. Bhatia, Neal R. Patel, Catherine H. Ivory, Ph...