Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

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popHealth Tools Development Challenge: Winners Announced

Austin Cohen | Health 2.0 News | February 22, 2011

At HIMSS today, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and Health 2.0 announced the three winners of the popHealth Tool Development Challenge: Team popEYE, Team Agent and Team greatOne. Congratulations to the winners! Read More »

Practices Buried Under MU 'Avalanche'

Mike Miliard | Healthcare IT News | October 23, 2014

'2015 will be an extremely challenging year for medical practices on the IT and compliance side'...

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Preview of HIMSS 2012

Brian Ahier | O'Reilly Radar | February 10, 2012

I am very happy to be attending the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference this year. We are at a pivotal moment in the history of healthcare in this country and health IT is playing a very prominent role. This will be one of the most important healthcare conferences of the year. If you can't make it to Las Vegas in person, there are opportunities to attend virtually. Just go to for more information.

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Q&A: Mostashari On Sequester, RECs, CommonWell

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | March 6, 2013

Interoperability and exchange are perhaps the most frequently spoken words at this year’s HIMSS13 conference. Yet they are only two among the many issues facing national coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, this week. Read More »

Q&A: The Philosophical Shift True Security Requires

Tom Sullivan, | Government Health IT | August 28, 2014

...[Cris] Ewell spoke with Executive Editor Tom Sullivan about AOB, what he considers the three types of adversaries to guard against, and the need for balancing both risk and federal regulations...

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Query Health to Demo 'Round Trip' at HIMSS12

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | February 21, 2012

Michael Buck, PhD, just might be the poster boy for Query Health. ONC’s distributed querying initiative is gearing up to enable physicians and public health officials to ask simple questions against complex and diverse systems spanning geographic regions to get real-time health data in return – and to do so without building the sort of mammoth data warehouse IBM or Oracle would showcase. Read More »

Regina Holliday Advocates Patient Engagement at HIMSS12

Lori Mehen | | February 29, 2012

In the past, gaining access to medical records was difficult at best. Now, as paper records are being replaced with electronic data, patients will have an opportunity to take greater control of their healthcare records. One vocal advocate for patient engagement is Regina Holliday and she has a unique approach. Regina uses art to share her message. She began her mission by painting a series of murals that depicted the need for clarity and transparency in medical records.

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Report From HIMSS: Health Care Tries to Leap the Chasm From the Average to the Superb

Andy Oram | O'Reilly Radar | February 21, 2012

I couldn't attend the session today on StealthVest--and small surprise. Who wouldn't want to come see an Arduino-based garment that can hold numerous health-monitoring devices in a way that is supposed to feel like a completely normal piece of clothing? Read More »

Texas Medical Association Slams ONC Safety Plan

Dan Bowman | FierceHealthIT | February 12, 2013

The health IT safety action plan proposed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT in December is not specific enough to succeed, according to recent comments made by the Texas Medical Association. Read More »

The Direct Project in Action

Fred Trotter | O'Reilly Radar | February 24, 2012

Houston's healthcare community is deploying a Direct Project pilot.

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The Health IT Landscape Through the Lens of the State CIO

State Chief Information Officers (CIO) are finding themselves front and center with regards to shaping state strategies and determining how best to use information technology (IT) to achieve key goals related to a number of major state healthcare initiatives. Read More »

Understand The Three Levels Of Interoperability

Staff Writer | Health Language | November 12, 2014

Healthcare may have been among the last industries to automate, but the sector has made up for lost time...

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Why Health Execs Don't Understand The ROI Of HIT

Jeff Rowe | Government Health IT | October 26, 2012

A new report finds that many healthcare executives are dissatisfied with their organization’s efforts to determine the return on investment (ROI) on recently installed EHR systems. Read More »

‘Cybersecurity Has Become a Full-Time Job’ in Healthcare

Neil Versel | MedCity News | November 28, 2016

If 2015 was supposed to be the “year of the hack” in healthcare, cybercriminals really were just getting started. This year, we have seen the rise of ransomware targeting healthcare organizations, plus continued phishing attacks and even some good, old-fashioned laptop theft. Then, on Oct. 21, hackers unleashed a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on the East Coast, effectively shutting down access for millions to popular sites, including Twitter, Spotify, PayPal, Netflix and Comcast...

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HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition

Event Details
March 3, 2013 (All day) - March 7, 2013 (All day)
New Orleans, LA
United States

With knowledge as power, HIMSS 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition is in lockstep with today's industry and is the most comprehensive and authoritative knowledge event in healthcare IT today. HIMSS13 educational content will feature top leaders who will share their insights and lessons learned on the most critical topics today. Read More »