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WEEK OF October 15, 2014
What's New

PUBLICATIONS: JHIM Seeks Abstracts on Cloud Computing, Security & Data
The Journal of Healthcare Information Management is seeking abstracts for its upcoming issue on “IT Infrastructure & Implications: Cloud Computing, Security & Data.” The deadline for abstracts is Nov. 1. Read More...

HIMSS15 Pre-Conference Offerings Online
The 2015 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition will feature 10 pre-conference symposia and two workshops. Register Here....

Receive Member Discount at Upcoming Innovation Event
HIMSS members will receive a 10 percent discount off registration to the 2014 Medical Innovation Summit, Oct. 27-29, in Cleveland Clinic by entering HIMSSREG at check-out. Read More...

Receive Member Discount at Global Pediatric Innovation Summit
HIMSS members will receive a 10 percent discount off registration to the Boston Children’s Hospital Global Pediatric Innovation Summit + Awards 2014, Oct. 30-31, in Cleveland Clinic by entering HIMSSREG at check-out. Read More...

Flexibility in Health IT Reporting Act Needs Your Support
HIMSS members are encouraged to reach out to their members of Congress for support of The Flex-IT Act. Read More...

2014 mHealth Summit

Social Entrepreneur Jen Hyatt to Deliver Keynote
Jen Hyatt, CEO & Founder of the Big White Wall, will give the keynote address on Dec. 9 at the mHealth Summit. Read More...

Check out the Consumer Engagement & Wearables Pavilion powered by Walgreens
Showcase new technology in an immersive, innovative and cost-effective pavilion. Launch or present a new personal health-related app, product, technology or service. Read More...

mHealth Summit Program Now Online
The 2014 Program spotlights research to support evidence-based decision making and the adoption of best practices, as well as focused discussions, interactive exhibits and networking opportunities. Read More...

Clinical Mobility Forum at the mHealth Summit
Learn how hospitals, health systems and large group practices are implementing clinical mobility to improve workflow/productivity challenges and advance patient care. Read More...

Tools & Resources

HIMSS BOOKS: EHR Adoption—Successfully Navigating Organizational Change
The editors of the HIMSS Book of the Month for October, A Guide to EHR Adoption: Implementation through Organizational Transformation, discuss the key point of their book. Read More...

HIMSS BOOKS: Save 20% on ‘Industry Essentials’ Bundle
Thru Oct. 31, save 20 percent on the ‘Industry Essentials’ collection, four titles selected by the editors of HIMSS Books as the must-have texts for any professional in the health IT industry. See The Collection..

PUBLICATIONS: Submit Abstract for the IHF 39th World Hospital Congress
Authors who wish to present their work at IHF’s 39th World Hospital Congress are invited to submit an abstract for consideration by the Scientific Committee. Read More...

National Cyber Security Awareness Month
HIMSS joins the National Cyber Security Alliance in celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month, held annually in October. Read More...

Calling All Members

VOLUNTEER: CMIO/Medical Informatics Executive Roundtable
The HIMSS Physician Community is establishing a new CMIO/Medical Informatics Executive Roundtable. Read More...

VOLUNTEER: HIMSS Rural Health IT Community
Areas of focus will include HIE, meeting incentive program objectives, quality initiatives and healthcare reform. Read More...

VOLUNTEER: Care Coordination Task Force
Develop care coordination and care transition resources and tools to improve patient outcomes and maximize cost-effectiveness with health IT. This task force meets monthly via WebEx. Contact Valerie Griffen.

VOLUNTEER: Value of HIT and Meaningful Use Task Force
Provide feedback to requests for public comments for eligible providers and publish business cases that highlight the improved efficiencies that can result from health IT implementation. Contact Valerie Griffen.

VOLUNTEER: Privacy & Security Toolkit Content Review Task Force
This task force maintains and updates the HIMSS Privacy & Security Toolkit. Contact Mike Kroll to learn more.

VOLUNTEER: HIMSS Privacy & Security Policy Task Force
This task force monitors the healthcare privacy and information security policy environment to help HIMSS develop written responses to these items. Contact Mike Kroll to learn more.

VOLUNTEER: HIMSS Cloud Computing Work Group
This work group provides information on how to realize the benefits of cloud computing and developing updated guidance relating to developments in cloud solutions. Contact Mike Kroll to learn more.

EVENT: Physician Meaningful Use Dinner & NI Institute
HIMSS will host a Physician Meaningful Use Dinner Event and a Nursing Informatics Institute at the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland, Dec. 11-12. Register for the MU dinner and the NI Institute here.

VOLUNTEER: New-to-Informatics Work Group
The HIMSS Physician Community New-to-Informatics Work Group is seeking volunteers who will help construct educational webinars, develop community resources and tools and provide guidance in this evolving field. Contact Lauren Kaderabek for more information.

VOLUNTEER: HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Community
The HIMSS C&BI Community supports activities that promote peer-to-peer networking, problem solving, solution sharing and education.Read More...

Sponsored Content

WHITE PAPER: Surescripts 2013 National Progress Report and Safe-Rx Rankings
This report contains the 2013 Safe-Rx Rankings, which measure each state's progress in advancing healthcare safety, efficiency and quality through the adoption and use of e-prescribing. Read More...

WEBINAR: Complex Care, Cutting-Edge Tools: Using Patient Similarity and Predictive Analytics for Better Health Outcomes
View this webinar to see how innovative technologies make it possible to leverage massive amounts of data in order to drive insights that help deliver coordinated, patient-centered care. Get an in-depth look at the solutions that can improve patient experiences and increase the health of populations while reducing costs. View..

CORPORATE MEMBER WHITE PAPER: HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule
The regulatory landscape in healthcare has become increasingly complex, and the culture has shifted. Read this white paper from HIMSS Corporate Member Iatric. Read More...

CORPORATE MEMBER WHITE PAPER: Closed-Loop Medication Process
It is time to redefine the best practice closed-loop medication process and focus on a comprehensive medication management process that spans the continuum of care. Read this white paper from HIMSS Corporate Member Netsmart. Read More...

 

White Paper. Securing Information In Patient Admissions And Discharge. Download Now.

CHAPTER EVENTS

Oct. 16
Delaware Valley
HIMSS Gala Event

Oct. 16
Georgia
9th annual Georgia Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference

Oct. 16
Western Pennsylvania
Beyond Meaningful Use

Oct 17
South Carolina
2014 Fall Conference

Oct. 22
Wisconsin Dairyland
What Should We Be Thinking About When It Comes to Data Management?

UPCOMING EVENTS

Oct. 20
VIRTUAL EVENT: The CAHIMS Review Course

Oct. 20-21
FUTURE CARE EVENT: IBM Health and Social Programs Summit

Oct. 21
WEBINAR: Creating and Sustaining Patient Engagement

Oct. 22
VIRTUAL EVENT:  Trends in Payment Model Shifting

Oct. 23
VIRTUAL EVENT: The CAHIMS Review Course

Oct. 23
VIRTUAL EVENT: State of Health IT for Medical Practice

Oct. 27
VIRTUAL EVENT: The CAHIMS Review Course

Oct. 27-29
2014 Medical Innovation Summit

Oct. 28
VIRTUAL EVENT: The CAHIMS Review Course

Oct. 29
CPHIMS Review Course—Charlotte, NC

Nov. 20-21
Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum

Dec. 7-11
mHealth Summit

Beaumont Health System Automates CMS Reporting, Provides Safer Care. Get Free Case Study.

CORPORATE MEMBERS OF THE WEEK

Awarepoint
Axesson
Cal Optima
Capsa Solutions
Cardiocom
Comcast Business
Corepoint Health
Cox Business
DRX
Global Net Access
Institute for Health Technology Transformation
InterComponentWare
Kryptiq
Maestro Strategies
MEDITECH
Medsphere
NCHICA
NEOS Technologies
PCCI
Privacy Analytics
Quality Insights of Delaware Regional Extension Center
ScImage
Sedona Learning Solutions
Segue Technologies
Siemens
Sprint
StayWell
Summit Healthcare


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