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July 7, 2017

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Hello, {{lead.First Name:default=Subscriber}}, welcome to HIMSS' Health IT Policy Update, bringing you the latest news on Congressional, federal, and state health IT legislative and regulatory activities from HIMSS' Government Relations office. We welcome your feedback. If you're reading this complimentary newsletter online or receiving it as a forward, please subscribe.


HIMSS Joins Multistakeholder Letter to Congress on NIST FY2018 Funding
The letter, whose organizations represent nearly every sector of the U.S. economy, is in response to the Administration's proposed budget, which would cut around $237 million in funding from NIST.


QPP Rule Year 2: Overview of the Proposed Rule Webinar
Are there changes from the first year? What is in year two? What else do you need to know?

HIMSS Healthcare & Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Report for June
Updates on Petya/NotPetya/Expetr wiper and WannaCry ransomware are included in the June report.

A New Global Malware Problem (NotPetya) and HIMSS Analysis
A new international malware has surfaced and it has affected companies and other entities across the critical infrastructure sectors.

NH-ISAC Community Upcoming Events
Visit https://nhisac.org/events/ to find a list of our upcoming events.


The Value Brief

In the latest STEPS To Value episode, “Valuing Innovation: A Blockchain Primer,” host Rod Piechowski speaks with Fletcher McCraw, senior consultant, Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies, Cognizant, about the potential impact of block chain technology of healthcare’s thorniest issues around security, identity, access and interoperability.  

Listen to the podcast, and learn more about how health IT brings value to organizations on the HIMSS Value Suite site.


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Professional Development in Clinical Informatics
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CPHIMS Body of Knowledge - An Introduction - July 2017
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Early Careerists Webinar: Medical Identity Theft: Healthcare Career Skills Preparation
July 12

Protecting Medical Devices with Cisco TrustSec Software-Defined Segmentation
July 12

CPHIMS Body of Knowledge: Part 1: An Overview of the Implementation Development Life Cycle July 2017
July 13

Quality Payment Program Year 2: An Overview of the Proposed Rule
July 14

BrandHIT: BrandHIT 2017.
 Brand interruption, disruption, & discussion.
 June 15 - 16, 2017.
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