HIMSS

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Healthcare Information and Managment Systems Society
In a March 6 presentation at HIMSS18 in Las Vegas, Blake McKinney, CMO and co-founder of the virtual health platform CirrusMD, presented key learnings from how health systems and payers are meeting the needs of consumers though virtual care.
Apr 19, 2017 | Mobile & Telehealth
The Health 2.0 conferences, which focused on start-up technologies in healthcare, will now be under the banner of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
Feb 22, 2017 | Interoperability
American Well, a leading telehealth provider, announced a deal to offer services to Samsung consumers, including providers, delivery networks, payors and employers.
Feb 15, 2017 | Mobile & Telehealth
Keeping patient engaged in their care becomes difficult as soon as they leave the physician’s office. As a way to keep physicians close, in the pocket of patients to be exact, mobile care management systems keep physicians close and informed while also keeping patients on track to healthy living. Join Susan Beaton, RN, BSN, CPN, CPC, and Jacop Sattelmair, DSc, MSc, at HIMSS 2017 as they review how mobile technology is bringing patients into the fold of their own care.
Mar 28, 2016 | Analytics & Quality
The fourth annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted by Stoltenberg Consulting shows that for the second year in a row, data analytics and business intelligence are the hottest topics of the year.
Mar 16, 2016 | EHR & EMR
HIMSS Analytics has awarded Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami with a Stage 7 Award, the highest level on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM).
Mar 07, 2016 | Clinical Practice
"Innovate or die" was the rallying cry at HIMSS16, according to John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.
Mar 04, 2016 | Clinical Practice
Almost half (45 percent) of providers participate in some type of alternative payment model, according to the findings of the HIMSS Cost Accounting Survey.
Mar 02, 2016 | Clinical Practice
Healthcare's evolution from volume to value is changing the view of health IT and health IT executives, according to results from the 2016 HIMSS Leadership Survey.
Mar 02, 2016 | Mobile & Telehealth
Connected health technologies in hospital settings allow the providers to improve their capabilities to communicate with patients as well as deliver a higher standard of care, according to the 2016 HIMSS Connected Health Survey.
Feb 29, 2016 | EHR & EMR
HIMSS has announced its inaugural Annual Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards, an awards program recognizing influential women at all stages of their career progressions.
Feb 24, 2016 | Interoperability
Interoperability remains top of mind for the healthcare industry. From the federal government’s Interoperability Roadmap to new standards, IT professionals are driving the seamless exchange of information. HIMSS16 has plenty to offer attendees looking to stay up-to-date.
Feb 24, 2016 | Interoperability
The annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition has always aimed to address the latest concerns and challenges facing health IT and this year is no different, featuring presentations and keynotes from some of the major players in healthcare (and a guest appearance by one of the most famous players in the NFL).
Feb 08, 2016 | EHR & EMR
WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital is the latest healthcare provider to receive the EMRAM Stage 7 award from HIMSS Analytics.
Feb 02, 2016 | EHR & EMR
Nebraska Medicine, comprising the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Bellevue Medical Center and UNMC Physicians, is the latest provider recognized for achieving Stage 7 on HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model.
Dec 08, 2015 | Analytics & Quality
There’s been increasing focus on the quality of care and HIMSS has taken the initiative to help providers by launching an international quality measurement for the value of health IT.
Dec 07, 2015 | Privacy & Security
BOSTON—The very first IT directors hired in healthcare worked in the finance, accounting or human resources. That history of CIOs reporting to CFOs makes the relationship cost-driven instead of strategy driven, said Mansur Hasib, CISSP, PMP, CPHIMS, author and professor in the University System of Maryland, speaking at the Privacy and Security Forum. 
Dec 03, 2015 | Analytics & Quality
HIMSS has launched the HIMSS Value Score, an international quality measurement for the value of health IT.  
Dec 02, 2015 | Privacy & Security
BOSTON—“There’s a culture in security where there’s almost no training about humans in the system except that maybe they’re a weakness,” said Jennifer Golbeck, speaking at the Privacy and Security Forum.
Dec 02, 2015 | Privacy & Security
BOSTON—A panel of CISOs shared their organizations’ IT security game plan during the 2015 Privacy and Security Forum, offering strategies that often parlayed off of past problems to ward off new threats.
Dec 02, 2015 | Privacy & Security
BOSTON—2015 was pretty dismal year for cybersecurity in healthcare, according to Richard Clarke, the former White House cybersecurity czar who served three presidents. Clarke delivered the opening keynote at the Privacy and Security Forum.