|Weigh in on Workforce Development - Receive a $100 Gift for Participating
Your voice is needed on an innovative eHealth workforce development survey. In partnership with TIGER and the HIMSS Foundation, the EU*US eHealth Work Project is surveying to identify global health IT/eHealth workforce development needs, trends and gaps. We need your feedback to create the big picture, and to enable a highly skilled workforce regionally, across borders and on a global scale.
The survey will capture information about your health IT skillset; available curriculum and/or workplace training programs and skills assessment tools; educational needs, trends and future state mapping.
- Enable new eHealth workforce members to advance in their workplace
- Help incumbent professionals sustain success in their roles
- Share your personal insights to shape health IT and informatics, enabling a skilled workforce
If you share your email address at the end of the survey, you will receive project updates and automatically be entered to win one of three (3) $100 gift cards or a donation to your charity of choice. Click here to take the survey.
EU*US eHealth Works to Improve Global Workforce Development
For the past several decades, healthcare organizations and providers in the United States, the European Union and other countries around the globe, have advanced the digital transformation of healthcare to help increase quality, safety and efficiency. Health information technology/eHealth enables healthcare workers and providers the opportunity to maximize their care delivery, ultimately resulting in better outcomes for patients, consumers and society.
The EU*US eHealth Works to Improve Global Workforce Development white paper discusses the ways in which the EU*US eHealth Work Project, in cooperation with its Consortium members and a large stakeholder community, will work to measure, inform, educate and advance development of a skilled eHealth workforce throughout the European Union, United States and globally. The overall project goal is to create a legacy of digitally empowered health care professionals now and in the future.
The project began September 1, 2016, and will span 18 months, culminating in February 2018. Consortium members are: Omni Micro Systems/Omni Med Solutions UG (Germany), EHTEL (European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) (Belgium), University of Tampere (Finland), University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück (Germany), Steinbeis-Europa-Zentrum (Germany) and HIMSS Foundation (project execution by the TIGER Initiative).
Learn how the EU-US eHealth Work Consortium was formed to uniquely answer is call - click here to download the white paper today!
On-Demand Event: Informatics Competencies: ROAR with TIGER and Nutrition Competencies
Interprofessional informatics competencies are becoming a necessary component for academic professionals, students, adult learners, and clinicians. Early discovery of nutrition informatics knowledge and skills by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (Academy) included modeling after the original work of the HIMSS TIGER [Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform] Initiative. A decade later, TIGER and the Academy come together to contrast and compare competencies and examine how nutrition informatics competencies have evolved. Presented by Lindsey Hoggle, MS, RDN, PMP, Director, Nutrition Informatics, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Toria Shaw, MSW, HIMSS TIGER Staff Liaison, Manager of Clinical Informatics on March 14th, the webinar recording can now be assessed via the HIMSS.org event page. Click here to access.
HIMSS Healthcare and Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Reports
The monthly HIMSS Heathcare and Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Reports provide valuable information on threats, vulnerabilities, mitigation information, reports, and resources. February/March 2017 Healthcare and Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Report - Volume 9 highlights include: Wiper malware, Medical IoT malware, Malspam botnets, Zero day code injection and persistence techniques and Future predictions. Click here to access.
Clinical Informatics Insights Newsletter
HIMSS Clinical Informatics Insights is a provider’s source for timely and comprehensive articles on effective integration of informatics across the continuum of care. Published the second Monday of every month, this complimentary e-newsletter highlights improvements in clinical quality and support of health IT practices, policies, and tools. To learn more, click here.
Women Scientists in America's History
During Women’s History Month in March, it was particularly fitting to recognize women’s vital role and contributions to our nation’s health throughout American history. American women are scientists, doctors, nurses, teachers and researchers, and they are indispensable to strong and healthy families and communities. They are pushing the boundaries of science to cure diseases. Read more.
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