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March 31, 2015 | Edmund Billings, MD
What's the technical solution for the health IT interoperability challenge? Do you know? You probably should. Chances are you interact with it frequently. More

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March 31, 2015 | Aashima Gupta
We are at a cusp of the consumer driven health revolution. But to succeed, we need a new approach: one that goes beyond the apps and the sensors and makes better use of... More
March 26, 2015 | Kurt Hagerman
You don't have to work in technology to know that hackers are getting more sophisticated. It seems like a new breach is in the news every week. But those of us who... More
March 24, 2015 | Joseph C. Kvedar
Joseph Kvedar, MD, recently wrote about the sign posts on the road to connected health adoption. Here, he outlines the connected health sign posts that are driving the... More
March 23, 2015 | Andrew Robertson
Nobody is explicitly opposed to interoperability in healthcare IT. That would be like opposing the eradication of poverty, hunger or child slavery. People of goodwill... More
March 23, 2015 | Aaron Miri
As a young kid, Aaron Miri had always wanted to be a conductor of a symphony. Fast forward quite a few years, and he is now a conductor of an IT symphony that plays out... More

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April 02, 2012 | Helen Figge
HIMSS prides itself on supporting the efforts of our members and helping to support the positioning of our member’s career paths through various support mechanisms, the... More
March 30, 2012 | Jennifer Dennard
The phrase "disruptive technology" has been on my mind lately. I’ve seen it used online quite often, and heard it more than a few times at HIMSS. More
March 29, 2012 | Farzad Mostashari, MD
Health IT plays a central role in building a 21st Century health care system -- where care is safer, better coordinated, and patient-centered, where we pay for the right... More
March 28, 2012 | EJ Fechenda
Last week the hot topic was how some employers are requesting candidate's Facebook log-in information or asking the candidate to open up their Facebook account... More
March 27, 2012 | Kelly Mehler
We asked our social media followers whether they feel a tax on the people would be the best possible penalty. Is it unconstitutional? Is it fair? Are there other... More