Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

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How Much Closer To True Interoperability Is CommonWell?

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | March 6, 2014

The CommonWell Health Alliance made waves at HIMSS13 in New Orleans when its founding partners announced they would be banding together to solve the challenge of making their EHR and health IT systems and services interoperable...

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IBM Expands U.S. Federal Healthcare Practice

Darryl K. Taft | eWeek | April 27, 2014

IBM announced it will be using its big data and Watson cognitive computing technology in its federal health care practice.

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Ideas For Innovators

Richard Pizzi | Healthcare IT News | March 3, 2013

Alex Fair, founder and CEO of MedStartr.com, says you must listen and ask the right questions. Read More »

If Court Squashes 'Obamacare,' IT May Suffer: HIMSS

Nicole Lewis | Information Week | April 2, 2012

If the Supreme Court rules that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional, a number of health information technology-related provisions of the law will also fall, and that could disrupt health IT implementation plans, according Richard M. Hodge, senior director of Congressional Affairs at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Read More »

IHE Standards Come Of Age In The Age Of Interoperability

Anthony Brino | Government Health IT | November 20, 2012

At the Radiological Society of North America’s annual conference this year, a real-world use case of Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) medical image and personal health record standards is slated for demonstration. Read More »

Interconnected Health 2012 Program Highlights

Press Release | Health Level Seven (HL7) International, HIMSS, OMG | March 15, 2012

“Interconnected Health 2012: Enabling Health through High-Impact IT;” presented by OMG®, Health Level Seven® International (HL7), and HIMSS, features a full program of top-notch presenters and topics of interest to the healthcare IT community. The event will be held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago, Ill., on April 2-4, 2012. Read More »

j2 Cloud Services to Showcase Secure Cloud Fax Solutions at HIMSS 2019

j2 Cloud Services™, a world-leading provider of digital cloud fax solutions, will showcase its portfolio of "interoperable" secure cloud fax solutions, including eFax Corporate, Sfax and MyFax, at the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference & Exhibition. As a HIMSS Emerald member, eFax Corporate's presence at HIMSS is slated to be one of its strongest ever! The j2 Cloud Services portfolio of all-digital cloud fax solutions, including eFax Corporate, Sfax and MyFax, replaces the need for antiquated analog fax machines and paper-based faxing with an online document transfer service that is both secure and HIPAA compliant.

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j2 Cloud Services™ Showcases New Cloud Fax Products at HiMSS 2019

Press Release | j2 Cloud Services | February 4, 2019

j2 Cloud Services...will demonstrate its commitment to interoperable healthcare communications at the 2019 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference & Exhibition. HiMSS 2019 is taking place February 11-15 in Orlando, Florida. At HIMSS, eFax Corporate®, one of the all-digital cloud fax solutions offered by j2 Cloud Services, will discuss the upcoming release of four new products: eFax Corporate for Healthcare Mobile Application: The eFax Corporate Mobile App for Healthcare is the easiest and fastest way to receive, sign, edit, and send faxes on the go...

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Max Healthcare is 1st hospital in India to receive 'Stage 6' recognition from HIMSS

As reported in Business Wire India and IT News Online, Max Healthcare has become the first hospital in India and only the sixth in Asia to achieve “Stage 6” on the EMR adoption model from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), indicating that a significant portion of patient records are now electronic with minimal usage of paper charts. They rely heavily on the use of open source health IT solutions, e.g. VistA, Mirth.
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mHealth Summit Chief Talks About This Year's Highlights

Diana Manos | mHealthNews | December 1, 2014

Provider engagement and integration of mobile health technologies will continue to increase in 2015, according to Rich Scarfo, director of the annual mHealth Summit and vice president of the Personal Connected Health Alliance...

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Most RECs Plan To Stay Open For Business

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | May 2, 2014

Federal funding for most regional extension centers is set to dry up by late this year or early next, but most of them still plan to keep their doors open, according to the 2014 HIMSS Regional Extension Center Survey...

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National Experts to Meet at HIMSS to Promote Health Record Banks

William Yasnoff | NHIN Watch | February 6, 2012

At HIMSS12 later this month, the Health Record Banking Alliance will convene the inaugural meeting of its National Advisory Board, a group of nationally and internationally recognized experts in health informatics, privacy, health policy, health care, patient advocacy, health education and business.

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National Health IT Week: Celebrating HIT As An Essential Tool

Carolyn M. Clancy | Government Health IT | September 10, 2012

Just as a carpenter finishes his work by making sure that his hammers, chisels and saws are clean, sharp and ready for the next project, so should we take pride in and look after our health IT tools and systems. In essence, that’s what we’re doing at this moment, as the health IT community convenes in Washington, DC, for National Health IT Week. Read More »

New Technology Makes EMRs Easier, Searchable, More Secure

Press Release | Medal, Inc., HIMSS17 | February 21, 2017

According the the Office of the National Coordinator, roughly 30% of providers have no Health Information Exchange outside of faxing. Medal’s innovative technology “meets providers where they are." Medal makes it easy to share data with its product “print to FHIR." Medal software replaces existing fax-based workflows and streamlines health information sharing, creating opportunities to improve health care, reduce effort, and assist research. Medal also connects to existing health information systems such as EMRs and HIEs using FHIR -- “Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources” -- a quickly emerging standard for health information sharing.

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Nurse CIOs Are Taking On Bigger Roles In Healthcare

Bob Herman | Modern Healthcare | November 1, 2014

...[M]any hospitals and health systems have hired nurse informaticists.  And technology vendors are engaging nurses with IT backgrounds to help them execute successful EHR installations, knowing that nurses are key users of patient data...

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