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The Privacy&Security Forum. Protecting Data Assets and Managing Risks. September 8 - 9, 2014. The Westin Boston Waterfront Boston, MA
What's New

Nominate a Colleague for a HIMSS Award
HIMSS is accepting nominations for awards that recognize significant contributions to health IT. Read More...

Apply for a HIMSS Scholarship
HIMSS is accepting nominations for scholarships to HIMSS student members who have achieved academic excellence. Read More...

JHIM Seeks Abstracts on IT Infrastructure
JHIM seeks abstracts for its Winter 2015 issue on “IT Infrastructure & Implications: Cloud Computing, Security, Data.” Read More...

Nominations for NA Board of Directors and Nominating Committee Due Friday
Nominations for the positions on the HIMSS NA Board of Directors and Nominating Committee are due Aug. 22. Read More...

Tools & Resources

PUBLICATIONS: Save on Dozens of Health IT Titles During HIMSS Books’ Summer Sale
Now is the time to save on our vast collection of health IT publications. Read More...

BOOK OF THE MONTH: EHR Usability Misconceptions
From the Usability Evaluation Handbook for Electronic Health Records, the four most common misconceptions of EHR usability. Read More...

Take a CPHIMS Review Course in Your Area
If you are considering sitting for the CPHIMS Exam, now is your chance to take a CPHIMS Review Course near you. Read More...

EVENT: IBM Health and Social Programs Summit
This event convenes thought leaders, industry experts and practitioners to discuss best practices and innovations in the fields of Health and Social Programs. Read More...

Calling All Members

HIMSS Provider-Payer Community
The HIMSS Provider-Payer Community is bridging the gap between providers and payers to achieve collaborative care transformation. Read More...

VOLUNTEER: HIMSS Medical Practice and Community Health Center Community
This Community unites volunteer leaders on topics such as Meaningful Use, patient engagement and workflow. Contact Valerie Griffen

VOLUNTEER: HIMSS Rural Health IT Community
Join industry experts for an in-depth look at the expanding role of health IT for rural health clinics and critical access hospitals. Contact Valerie Griffen

VOLUNTEER: Care Coordination Task Force
This task force develops resources for care coordination and care transitions measures to improve patient outcomes and maximize cost-effectiveness with health IT. Contact Valerie Griffen

VOLUNTEER: Value of HIT and Meaningful Use Task Force
This task force provides feedback on Meaningful Use public comment periods for eligible providers. It also publishes business cases and success stories of EHR Meaningful Use. Contact Valerie Griffen

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Thru Aug. 22
HIMSS Nominations—NA Board of Directors and Nominating Committee

Aug. 25
IHE North American Connectathon Kick-Off Webinar

Thru Aug. 31
Book of the Month: Usability Evaluation Handbook for Electronic Health Records

Thru Aug. 31
HIMSS Books Summer Sale

Thru Sept 4
EVENT: Virtual Conference On-Demand

Sept. 8-9
Privacy & Security Forum

Sept. 10
Webinar: Health Information Exchange: Where Do We Go From Here?

Sept. 11-13
IHE International World Summit

Sept. 15
CPHIMS Review Course—Nashville

Sept. 15-19
National Health IT Week 2014

Sept. 18-19
HL7 Payer Summit

Sept. 22
Winter JHIM Abstracts

Sept. 23
The HIMSS Center for Patient and Family-Centered Care Webinar

Sept. 24
Driving Consumer Health and Wellness in a Connected World

Sept. 27-Oct 2
AHIMA Conference (HIMSS Discount)

Oct. 10
HIMSS Award Nominations

Oct. 10
HIMSS Scholarship Applications

Oct. 19-22
FUTURE CARE EVENT: IBM Health and Social Programs Summit

Oct. 29
CPHIMS Review Course—Charlotte, NC

Nov. 20-21
Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum

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