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April 17, 2015 | Jonathan Bush
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April 15, 2015 | John Halamka
John Halamka, MD, was not able to attend HIMSS15, but his second-in-command, Manu Tandon, was on-site at the conference. He sends this analysis of the key themes at... More
April 13, 2015 | Jeff Rowe
Carla Smith, executive vice president of HIMSS North America, has highlighted a few of the attractions for attendees. More
April 10, 2015 | Liz Kirk
CIOs must become more aligned with the strategic priorities of their colleagues in the C-Suite -- and in the "post-EHR era" that means focusing on cost... More
April 10, 2015 | Blain Newton
Over the next several months you will notice significant changes happening at HIMSS Analytics, starting with our re-designed website. More
April 10, 2015 | Josh Nathan
While EHRs are the biggest step toward going paperless, most organizations still manage volumes of paper which prevents the establishment of a truly integrated care team... More

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March 27, 2012 | Shahid Shah
Like many of you, I made the annual pilgrimage to the HIMSS Conference last month but I didn’t write much publicly about it. Here’s what I learned while I was in Vegas... More
March 26, 2012 | Helen Figge
To add to the career path concept, we are starting to hear that many skills previously not appreciated in a candidate are becoming more important in support of health IT... More
March 22, 2012 | Kelly Mehler
On Tuesday, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), unveiled a new GOP budget plan, "The Path to Prosperity Budget." With a YouTube video... More
March 21, 2012 | Keith W. Boone
Engagement is a two way street. It takes both parties to create engagement, not just one or the other. More
March 20, 2012 | John Halamka
While in Chicago recently, I was asked how we validated our quality measures when we moved from chart abstraction to automated computation of PRQS, Meaningful Use,... More