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WEEK OF July

22,

2015
What's New

Redefine Health Information Privacy and Security in the Era of Cloud Computing
Join us on Tuesday, August 11 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CT for a live Q&A with industry experts as they highlight challenges and opportunities in healthcare information privacy and security. Get the foundation for successful EHR implementation and discover best practices to protect and secure your organization's cloud computing resources.

Patient Engagement Summit secures first keynote
Kyra Bobinet, MD, MPH, will keynote the Patient Engagement Summit in San Diego, Tuesday, Oct. 13 with her presentation “The Rise of Consumerism and the Evolution of Patient Engagement.” She will address the rise of patient engagement in healthcare and focus on how to bring a scientific approach to patient behavior through every step of the healthcare journey.

HIMSS Public Policy Summit in Washington, DC
The HIMSS Public Policy Summit is held in Washington, DC during National Health IT Week, Oct. 7-8, and capped off with a National Health IT Week Networking and Awards Reception. HIMSS members are the industry’s most effective voice with elected officials! Join us October 7-8. Click here to register.

Clinical Informatics Insights: mHealth and Patient Safety
The July issue of Clinical Informatics Insights explores wearable devices, remote patient monitoring, phones as clinical interface and digital nutrition care to engage the patient and 'meet patients where they are.’ Subscribe to Clinical Informatics Insights.

All things HIE

New JHIM Focuses on Impact of Business and Clinical Analytics
The latest issue of Journal of HIMSS is now available with a focus on business and clinical analytics. Organizations are learning how to work with the growing amounts of data they're collecting to improve care and outcomes. This edition provides insight into how leading provider organizations are doing it.

HIMSS Awards and Scholarships Applications Now Open
HIMSS is now accepting applications for awards and scholarships celebrating significant contributions to the field of health IT until Friday, August 28, 5 p.m. CT. Recipients will be honored at an awards gala at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas. Nominate a HIMSS member for an award or apply for a scholarship today!

Advice for the Emerging Leader to Gain Career Advantage
No matter where you are in your career, you can take the next step in your professional development by giving yourself a competitive edge in the marketplace. Join this on-demand session for helpful guidance on portfolio enhancement, building your skillset and resume, and tips to maintain a healthy balance between your work and professional life.

HIMSS15 Online
HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition is over, but you can extend your experience with HIMSS15 Online until July 30. Through this virtual extension of HIMSS15, get on-demand access to select portions of the conference, including keynotes, education sessions, networking and more, all for only $49.

Tools & Resources

FUTURE CARE: Coalition Seeks to Give Consumers ‘Clear Choices’ in Healthcare
With new IT, cost transparency is increasingly within reach for consumers being asked to pay more of their care out of their own wallets.

Article: The Role of Team-based Care on the Path to Healthcare Transformation
This new content from HIMSS’ Patient-Centered Care Teams Task Force describes the evolution of population health and care teams, how healthcare is in flux, how primary care is changing and the role of health information technology as an enabler.

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR: Physician Community Webinar Series “Ingredients for a Healthier Population”
C. Martin Harris, MD, MBA, CIO, Cleveland Clinic, presents a case study on how to manage variations in the practice of medicine by utilizing distance patient education, care path development, clinically integrated networks and the practical, operational realities of evidence based medicine.

White Paper: Beyond the ROI of Virtualization
Healthcare organizations enabling virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI) have a tremendous opportunity to impact their patient care. This paper highlights the results of a series of clinical and IT staff interviews HIMSS Analytics conducted in March 2015 to highlight the quantitative ROI of VDI.

Top 5 Reasons to Move from Document Management to ECM
While a document management system provides the basic storage and retrieval of content, businesses need to automate workflows, mitigate risks, manage multiple content types and work between different business applications. Read this paper to learn how an ECM solution reduces manual processes and streamlines workflow, all while improving user adoption.

Don’t Let ECM Projects Become Despised Legacy Apps
When selecting ECM solutions, many IT departments face pressure to keep costs down and decrease the time it takes to see the benefits. Therefore, many IT departments play it safe when choosing an ECM system. Discover how involving IT in the buying process allows organizations to select a solution that leads to success.

VIRTUAL EVENT: Making an Impact on Care with Telemedicine  
Podcast from the American Medical Association and HIMSS collaborated to produce the Making an Impact on Care with Telemedicine podcast. To shed some light on the benefits and current state of telemedicine, HIMSS and the AMA partnered to host Dr. Karen Rheuban, Professor of Pediatrics, Senior Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education, and Director of the University of Virginia Center for Telehealth to answer some of the more challenging questions around telemedicine.

Calling All Members

Online Journal of Nursing Informatics Summer Issue
View OJNI’s most recent issue, which contains articles and editorials geared towards the latest emerging trends and hot topics in nursing informatics. Launched in 1996 with readership spanning over 49 countries, OJNI is a free, peer-reviewed publication that supports all functional areas of nursing informatics.

Survey: Nurses Look to Standardize Terminology in EHRs
The HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community is helping assist with student research to examine nurses’ use of power to standardize nursing terminology in EHRs. Your input is valuable to gain a better understanding of nurses’ influence in standardizing nursing terminology to improve the ability to retrieve patient data and measure outcomes of care. This survey will close July 31, 2015. Click here to access the survey. Please direct any questions or comments to Samira Ali, samar22193@yahoo.com.

Nominate a member
HIMSS is now accepting applications for awards and scholarships celebrating significant contributions to the field of health IT until Friday, August 28, 5 p.m. CT. Recipients will be honored at an awards gala at HIMSS16 in Las Vegas. Nominate a HIMSS member for an award or apply for a scholarship today!

 

MEMBERS IN ACTION

Sumit Nagpal, Senior HIMSS Member

Sumit Nagpal is Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer Lumira Limited, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lumira USA, Inc.

Read The Full Interview

Information governance and management strategy. Don’t let your data manage you.

UPCOMING EVENTS

WEBINARS & VIRTUAL EVENTS

Webinar
Greater Patient and Provider Satisfaction with Enterprise Enabled Patient Record

On-demand Webinar
Population Health: The Attribution Challenge - Town Hall Series Part 1

Population Health Management: Care Coordination and Data Workflow - Town Hall Series Part 2

EVENTS

August 5
Big Data, Big Insight: A Conversation with Healthcare Analytics Leaders

August 12-13
eHealth Initiative First Innovation Forum

Feb. 29-March 4, 2016
2016 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition—Las Vegas


Webinar: Sustaining your EHR nursing documentation. Re-energize staff.

CORPORATE MEMBERS OF THE WEEK

Arcadia Healthcare Solutions
AT&T
Aventura
Citi Money2 for Health
Code Corporation
CTG Health Solutions
DigiCert
EMC Corporation
e-MDs
Extension Healthcare
Fortinet
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A.
Howard Medical
IMO-Intelligent Medical Objects
Indiana Health Information Exchange
Infor Healthcare
KPMG LLP
Masimo
Medecision
Microsoft Corporation
Motorola Solutions
Nutanix
OnBase by Hyland
PDR
SRG Technology
Tellabs

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CORPORATE MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Siemens Healthcare’s IT portfolio includes medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics IT solutions giving providers the information they need to provide quality patient care. PEPID is the #1 provider of point-of-care clinical decision support resources, and the only partner to help answer all the questions asked by clinicians and patients. Qualcomm Life's 2net™ Device Connectivity Platformand HealthyCircles™ Care Coordination Platforms provide the infrastructure for nextgen mobile health solutions. Our innovative technology allows secure and reliable sharing, transmission and cloud storage of biometric data, enabling continuous care so our customers can make informed interventions and better manage at-risk populations.
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StayWell is a health engagement company that helps its clients engage and educate people to improve health and business results. We fuse expertise in health engagement and the science of behavior change with an integrated portfolio of solutions and content assets effectively engage people to make positive health care decisions. Providing Best in KLAS healthcare consulting services: EMR Implementation and Optimization, Integration and Interoperability, HIE Consulting, and Business Intelligence. Rochester RHIO is a leading community health information exchange, providing medical professionals with access to critical patient information.
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