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Sharpening Our Focus – Next Steps for the HIMSS Health Story Project
The HIMSS Health Story Project is inspired to make every patient record a meaningful and complete health story that is consistent, connected, and consumable by all that rely on its content. Learn about what’s next for the HIMSS Health Story Project in this blog post.

AHIMA, HIMSS and IHE International White Paper Calls for Interoperability Collaboration
The white paper informs HIT standards developers about Health Information Management (HIM) practices. It also outlines how to align HIM practices with the capabilities of HIT products through standards application in technology.

HIMSS Interoperability Roadmap and Standards Advisory Fact Sheet
The Shared Nationwide Interoperability Roadmap and accompanying Standards Advisory provides the vision, mission, and guidance to ensure that the right care is delivered at the right place and time to patients all the time. The Interoperability Roadmap and Standards Advisory Fact Sheet are now available in the Interoperability and Standards Toolkit.

HIE Highway

HIE inPractice Non-Profit Partner Feature
In this HIE Non-profit Q&A, Deb Bass discusses her experience as CEO of the Nebraska Health Information Initiative, including the importance of creativity and persistence in achieving financial sustainability, avoiding politics and pressures, and keeping the patient in focus.

A Patient Matching Blind Spot
Eric Heflin, CTO of The Sequoia Project, discusses patient matching as one of the most significant (and persistent!) barriers to accurate and useful health information exchange. The Sequoia Project has invested two years exploring this issue and developing best practices to guide the industry.

States Evaluated on Hospitals’ Health Data Exchange Capabilities
Health IT Interoperability analyzed data from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT's Dashboard to assess states' performance on various hospital health information exchange capabilities.

HIMSS Exchange

Interactive Step-by-Step Guide Assists Transitions to ICD-10
The HIMSS ICD-10 Task Force has developed ICD-10 Step-by-Step, an interactive guide to assist health care providers who have not yet completed the transition to the ICD-10 code set for submitting claims to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and other payers. Incorporated into the HIMSS ICD-10 Playbook, the step-by-step guide assists providers that don't have ICD-10 in place, or who have ICD-10 in place but are still having difficulty receiving reimbursements.

Register to Volunteer with the HIMSS16 Interoperability Showcase™
HIMSS Interoperability ShowcaseTM, in collaboration with IHE, will feature interoperability initiatives from Healthcare Stakeholders, public policy decision makers, and the industry. HIMSS16 in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the best yet and we need your help! Apply to volunteer with the HIMSS16 Interoperability Showcase™.

Cleveland Carves Out a Clever Niche as Home to World Class Medical Meetings
The new Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland provides an exceptional example of how a second-tier city is competing for international medical meetings by tapping into its local industry expertise and the global knowledge sharing economy.

The HIMSS Health IT Value Suite
Discover how to implement an optimized, patient engagement strategy, and get testimonials from organizations that have realized value through patient engagement initiatives.

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