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September 02, 2015 | John Turnburke
(SPONSORED) Variations of telehealth services have been utilized for decades now. However, in recent years, such services have taken on new life and meaning for both... More

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September 01, 2015 | Michelle Troseth
Healthcare demands care coordination for value-based reimbursement and population health. To accomplish this, leaders must invest in interprofessional care, clinical... More
September 01, 2015 | Todd Rothenhaus, MD
According to a recent study, somewhere between 37-57 percent of patients are interested in using web-based tools to fill prescriptions, track their own health and access... More
August 31, 2015 | Lyn Triffletti
HIPAA compliance, or lack thereof, has both financial and cultural implications, so identifying common HIPAA compliance gaps is a great way to start down the path to... More
August 27, 2015 | Irv Lichtenwald
While we continue to ask the specific question, "Are you happy with your EHR?", maybe we don't consider often enough the general frustration of digitizing... More
August 26, 2015 | Rick Kam
In many organizations today, incident response is run like a relay race, typically starting with information security and with each response function handing off to the... More

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August 20, 2012 | Helen Figge
The HIMSS Annual Conference 2013 (AC13) will be held in New Orleans from March 3 to March 7, 2013 and the HIMSS community is gearing up for some exciting career... More
August 16, 2012 | John Halamka
The August HIT Standards Committee focused on criteria to assess standards maturity, concerns about the timing of the Meaningful Use 2014 edition final rule, further... More
August 14, 2012 | Jennifer Dennard
I’ve watched with interest for the last 18 months or so as the big mobile phone companies – mainly Verizon and AT&T at this point – have slowly but surely creeped... More
August 13, 2012 | Helen Figge
HIMSS Professional Development, Career Services has a repertoire of offerings to help our members continue to identify various opportunities for career growth. The... More
August 09, 2012 | Brian Ahier
To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, HIMSS Oregon and others across the U.S. have joined together... More