Leveraging Information and Technology to Mitigate the Opioid Epidemic at the Federal and State Levels
Every day, 115 Americans die from an opioid-related drug overdose. To encourage awareness about the public health epidemic, HIMSS is hosting a series of webinars on leveraging health information and technology to mitigate the opioid crisis at the federal and state levels.
The recent ONC Interoperability Forum brought people together to learn about recent efforts to advance interoperability nationwide and identify concrete actions in response to current interoperability challenges.
Announcing the launch of the HIMSS Nursing and Midwifery Informatics (England) Network, its first local representation in the UK, supporting and promoting the role of nurses and midwives in implementing information technology by focusing on digital confidence.
2019 Davies Community Health Award winner, Heritage Living Center, faced higher than average unexpected weight loss rates and was determined to design workflows that would support more effective monitoring practices for unexplained weight loss across their patient population.
In this Q&A, HIMSS’s Chief Americas Officer Denise Hines explains the importance of the network and how it aligns with HIMSS’s renewed purpose of realizing the full health and wellness potential of every person on the planet.
HIMSS strongly advocated for the inclusion of $50 million in new funding, and looks forward to continuing the work with our campaign partners and the CDC to modernize the public health surveillance enterprise through upgrading IT systems and recruiting and retaining skilled data scientists.
Out of more than 130 submissions and five finalists, Thrive was chosen for its proposal to evaluate the health-economic impact of earlier multi-cancer detection, and better identify and predict populations that will most likely benefit from this approach.
The Davies Award winning organization created a smart room in one of their facilities to improve patient experience and outcomes, using it as a model to help pave the way for healthcare transformation through innovation.
The Annual European eHealth Survey 2019, which has now been published in its 3rd edition, shows that the development of the eHealth industry in Europe is increasingly focusing on "patient empowerment", the ability of patients to not only access and use their own health records, but also to contri...
HIMSS and the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) provided written comments to the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Clinical Decision Support Software; Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff.
Galanoudis will lead HIMSS’s media division that develops products and services including brand awareness, demand generation, account-based marketing, content marketing, events, research, HIMSS TV, HIMSS Learning Center, Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Finance News, MobihealthNews.
Read about how 2019 Davies Award winner Akron Children's Hospital reduced length of stay for idiopathic scoliosis patients by 50%.