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By Sean Burke 04:12 pm March 30, 2020
The weaknesses highlighted by the FDA in Urgent/11 demonstrate there are susceptibilities within software platforms that are both identifiable and resolvable.
By Stuart N. Brotman 10:30 am March 27, 2020
The 10-year-old National Broadband Plan identified three nationwide gaps: IT adoption by healthcare providers, information utilization by them and connectivity to patients. In many places, those gaps still remain.
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?