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By Rick Keller 03:32 pm March 16, 2020
Accurate outbreak data reporting depends on a robust, standards-based and interoperable information infrastructure. We still have a long way to go.
By Eric J. Neil 03:47 pm March 12, 2020
On the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, UW has ramped up telemedicine capabilities and made immediate changes to its EHR to support COVID-19 care.
By HIMSS International 06:04 am March 08, 2020
A gender-equal world can be healthier, wealthier and more harmonious – what's not great about that? For this year's International Women's Day, three HIMSS Future50 leaders share their thoughts. 
By Angela Velkova 12:46 pm February 28, 2020
Ahead of the conference, HIMSS director Angela Velkova writes about the organisation’s work across the EMEA region to transform the global health landscape.
By Charles Alessi 11:39 am February 17, 2020
What are the issues that will make up the agenda over the next few years?
By Layla McCay 04:25 am February 12, 2020
The UK and the EU should 'work as one' to further the deployment of AI in healthcare, writes Dr Layla McCay, director of international relations at the NHS Confederation. 
By Charles Alessi 04:15 am February 07, 2020
When we talk about connected care and interoperability, we tend to do so within an outdated framework that prioritises ‘medicine’ over ‘health’. We shouldn’t get stuck there, writes Dr Charles Alessi, HIMSS International chief clinical officer.
By Ali Modaressi 09:12 am February 06, 2020
In a region of 10 million residents, the nonprofit Los Angeles Network for Enhanced Services is helping achieve care coordination, closing care gaps when providers are able to access data at the point of care, using a central interoperable platform.
By Sam Shah 04:52 am February 04, 2020
Diversity and inclusion seem to be at the forefront of discussions in all workplaces, but is anything changing? In this blog, former NHSX director Sam Shah, writes about his experience.
By Paddy Padmanabhan 01:13 pm February 03, 2020
The ability to gain access to the data through reusable APIs significantly improves developer productivity, enabling CIOs to achieve more with the same resources.