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By Jason Hall, Col, USAF (Ret) 04:25 pm March 26, 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis forces hospitals to get creative, a retired Air Force Colonel offers some perspective on IT preparedness gained from previous emergency medical deployments.
By Maureen Baker 01:25 pm March 25, 2020
Professor Maureen Baker, chair of the Professional Records Standards Body, writes about the organisation's work to help build a fully integrated health and care system in the UK.
By Surafeal Asgedom 03:27 pm March 23, 2020
With its three-pillar approach to modernization, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is  transforming its technology systems to create foundational change, says its chief modernization officer.
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When we talk about connected care and interoperability, we tend to do so within an outdated framework that prioritises ‘medicine’ over ‘health’.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.