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Lisa Nelson, Chair of the HIMSS Health Story Project, shares highlights from a recent Roundtable discussion focused on the relationship between eCQMs and C-CDA, exploring how clinical documents can support quality measure reporting and how these measures can be integrated into the delivery of care.

How can we improve quality reporting?

HIE Highway

A diverse group of accountable care organizations, insurers, patient advocacy and health IT companies want the federal government to require data sharing among providers to participate in Medicare.

How can we reduce silos in health data sharing?


More than 2.5 million passengers fly domestically in the U.S. every day. How many of those people do you think remember to bring their health records with them in case of emergency?

Read more from Jitin Asnaani, Executive Director of the CommonWell HealthAlliance


Healthcare has struggled with data sharing for a long time but, even still, experts said the future will be robust as emerging technologies and standards become more common.

How will these technologies move forward?


Everything Interoperability


HIMSS is committed to assisting CMS in supporting the shift to value-based care delivery and facilitating greater data exchange across the healthcare community through the Promoting Interoperability Programs.

Read the full comments.


The EHRA's Opioid Crisis Task Force publishes this resource as a service to stakeholders in combating the opioid crisis. The State Landscape aggregates mandates, requirements and usage for each state's integration of PDMPs and EPCS.

View/download State Landscape and the Infographic.


This year marks a major milestone for IHE: 20 years of promoting standards-based interoperability. As a part of our anniversary celebration, IHE is asking participants to share their memories of the organization’s beginnings and growth. Joyce Sensmeier, Vice President of Informatics at HIMSS and Karen Witting, formerly of IBM and Ready Computing share their experience in the first installment.

See what Joyce and Karen have to say about their time with IHE.

HIMSS Exchange

HIMSS Interoperability Champions and Supporters are those organizations who support nationwide, ubiquitous, secure electronic exchange of health information. For many years, HIMSS and our valued collaborators have worked relentlessly to ensure individuals and organizations can routinely use secure, trustworthy, interoperable technologies and workflows to promote wellness and improve the health status of patients and populations.

Now is the time for bold action.


Tuesday, July 17 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET

The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase attracted nearly 8,000 attendees at HIMSS18 and we need your help to develop our demonstrations for HIMSS19. On this webinar will be reviewing how to participate in a demonstration, new use cases for HIMSS19 and new opportunities in satellite demonstration areas.

Learn more and get answers your questions!


In the latest episode of STEPS To Value, “The Value of Elevating Empathy,” podcast producer Adam Bazer speaks with Dr. Adrienne Boissy, chief experience officer of Cleveland Clinic Health System and a staff neurologist at the Cleveland Clinic Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis. They discuss the relationship between empathy and innovation, the difference between patient engagement and patient experience, and trends noted over the past decade of producing Cleveland Clinic’s Patient Experience Summit.


Nominations are now being accepted for open positions on the HIMSS North America Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. HIMSS North America (HNA) focuses on achieving HIMSS’s vision of better health through information and technology in North America, primarily the United States and Canada.

Learn more about this process.

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