Government & Policy

The Dutch Ministry of Health interoperability plan
By HIMSS TV 12:39 pm June 14, 2018
Erik Gerritsen, secretary at the Dutch Ministry of Health talks about new plans to ensure healthcare providers are sharing their data.
Lucien Engelen, director of the Radboud Innovation Center in the Netherlands
By HIMSS TV 12:30 pm June 14, 2018
Lucien Engelen, director of the Radboud Innovation Center in the Netherlands, says effective adoption of new technology in healthcare often depends on understanding that it is only part of what drives better patient care.
Turkey unifies around digital healthcare
By HIMSS TV 12:12 pm June 14, 2018
Ilker Köse, technology transfer office director at Istanbul Medipol University, says the motivation to adopt EMRAM standards created the momentum needed to transform hospital systems.
Understanding Sweden's eHealth 2025 strategy
By HIMSS TV 11:01 am June 14, 2018
Karina Tellinger McNeil, strategist for the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, breaks down her country's ambitious plan to lead the world in the digitization of healthcare.
NHS Digital introduces new Data Security and Protection Toolkit
By HIMSS TV 02:38 pm June 12, 2018
Alan Morton, NHS Digital programme manager, explains how the new toolkit allows organisations to measure their performance against the 10 data security standards of the National Data Guardian.
By HIMSS TV 01:41 pm June 12, 2018
Taavi Kotka, former CIO for the Estonian government, discusses Estonia's major e-health feat and look at conditions that made it possible to create a countrywide EHR.
Richard Corbridge, chief digital and information officer for Leeds Teaching on HIMSS TV
By HIMSS TV 03:33 pm June 06, 2018
Richard Corbridge, chief digital and information officer for Leeds Teaching, and Daniel Ray, director of data science for NHS Digital, discuss the tangible ways healthcare data is advancing population health for the United Kingdom.
VA's Lighthouse initiative at Dev4Health API conference
By HIMSS TV 02:55 pm May 09, 2018
Drew Myklegard of the VA project, discusses the role outside developers can do to improve the agency's care for veterans.  
By Mike Miliard 11:05 am September 11, 2017
Barry Herrin, principal at Herrin Health Law, says spending more money on security technology will only accomplish diminishing returns. Instead, hospitals should take a broader view of people and processes, implementing risk management frameworks such as NIST SP 800-53 and partnering with external threat groups such as InfoGuard and the FBI.
By Tom Sullivan 11:02 am September 11, 2017
With security risks on all sides, healthcare providers must have a game plan. At the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum, former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge lays out the top things they should be doing right now to gain visibility into the threats – and how they should be planning for the future – while explaining the...

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