With HIMSS 2016 looming next week, ONC has rolled out yet another project in the federal health IT agency's campaign to promote what has probably been up to now
A group created to expand the interoperable exchange of patient data between providers with different EHR systems can now count a few more healthcare organizations as members.
Less than two weeks out from its
The bucks aren't bad in health IT.
That's the overall thrust of the recently released Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
It's difficult to predict how adopting health IT will change an organization's productivity or quantify how well a technology measured up to its expectations. The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) hopes to demystify that process and assign a
Until recently cyber-security was one of many issues for health IT executives; now it is top of mind for most.
Anecdotally, it is abundantly clear how widespread increased worry about
Last week was the most significant one of the year for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. In the midst of its health IT mega-conference, HIMSS...
This morning as I came down the hotel elevator for breakfast, it stopped at a floor and in came a young guy carrying two stuffed bags and sporting a HIMSS 2015 badge. "You ready to walk another 10 miles today?" the fella asked. "My feet are in pain. I told my boss no offense, but I'm not wearing...
EHR errors can cause serious problems.
The Joint Commission, the independent healthcare accreditation agency that functions as a quasi-governmental body, issued that warning in the days before the giant
Health information exchange (HIE) over state lines via EHRs and data exchanges can be difficult at best. A 47-group coalition including the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Integrating Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) USA and EHR/HIE