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By Susan Morse 06:39 pm July 31, 2020
Once its insurance claim is resolved, HIMSS intends to come forward with additional remedies for the cancelled HIMSS20, says CEO Hal Wolf.
Advanced analytics align nursing resources more accurately

MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center.

By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am July 31, 2020
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, with the efficiency gained through Cerner EHR-linked analytics, has reduced the time spent aligning daily staffing by 70 hours per week.
By Mike Miliard 03:20 pm July 28, 2020
The Rhode Island health system has settled with OCR for the HIPAA violation after an employee's computer went missing – with protected health information of 20,431 individuals left accessible.
By Dean Koh 01:40 am July 28, 2020
“In APAC’s response to the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is absolutely no doubt that digitally enabled systems made for better outcomes,” said Dr Charles Alessi.   
RWJBarnabas Health forges ahead with remote Epic implementation

A nurse working at one of the IT stations throughout the RWJBarnabas health system.

By Bill Siwicki 12:40 pm July 17, 2020
The health system reversed the prediction that productivity would fall by 40% due to the COVID-19 pandemic, instead increasing productivity by 43%.
By Dean Koh 05:33 am July 16, 2020
Dr Tan and Sivaramakrishnan shared their experiences in implementing new solutions and processes at their respective hospitals.

(Top row: left to right) Dr Charles Alessi, HIMSS, Dr Peter Gocke, Charité in Berlin (Germany)

(Bottom row: left-right) Dr Afzal Chaudhry, Cambridge University Hospitals (UK), Dr Jan Kimpen, Philips (Netherlands)

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By 10:45 am July 02, 2020
The value of involving clinicians in digital tool development and the power of data sharing were major themes of a HIMSS Digital Dialogue webinar, held in collaboration with Philips, where European healthcare leaders shared their pandemic experiences.

Credit: Gerd Altmann

By Ahmed El Sherif 10:31 am June 30, 2020
The project aims to optimise cost management, doctor performance, inventory management, and the hiring of top talent, amongst others.
By Kat Jercich 10:06 am June 30, 2020
Medical associations, health systems, vendors and other stakeholders are asking Senate and House leaders to prioritize four areas when enshrining permanent changes to telemedicine regs.
By Mike Miliard 03:56 pm June 25, 2020
After 15 years as a health IT innovation leader, the nonprofit MAeHC will be winding down operations in 2020, with many of its assets transferred to other like-minded organizations.