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Attendees at HIMSS
By Tom Sullivan 08:07 am April 06, 2015
With more than 1,000 exhibitors, hundreds of education sessions and some top-flight keynotes, it would be impossible for any one person to see all of HIMSS15. But here are a few tricks to help you maximize your time there.
Map and compass
By Mike Miliard 11:17 am April 03, 2015
Noting that it builds on an approach that it "actively supports" -- standards to lay the groundwork for interoperability, and processes to certify that those standards are implemented -- HIMSS has offered qualified support for ONC's Interoperability Roadmap.
Attendees at HIMSS
By Jack Beaudoin 08:03 am April 01, 2015
Whether this is your first or your 15th HIMSS show, the sheer size of the event can derail even the best laid plans. A conference veteran shares advice about making it through HIMSS15 intact.
By Bernie Monegain 08:23 am March 27, 2015
At no other time in history has there been such a concentrated push for interoperability as there is today. But that doesn't mean the road to connected care will be an easy one.
Interoperability showcase
By Chris Nerney 08:03 am February 19, 2015
The Interoperability Showcase is one of the biggest and most buzzworthy facets of the annual HIMSS conference and this year's shindig in Chicago promises to be better than ever.
Open door
By Brian Ahier 10:04 am February 18, 2015
While the collection and sharing of health data has yet to significantly impact care cost or quality, it has laid the foundation for the move toward population health management. The future for health IT starts now.
Social media illustration
By Scott Tharler 04:35 pm February 09, 2015
You might recognize her as @MandiBPro. But did you know she used to be a wedding singer? Learn more about her new life as an analytics lead at Dell, the ways she works on a treadmill and how she morphed into a computer geek.
Glenn Tobin, of The Advisory Board Company weighs in on interopeability.
By Bernie Monegain 11:21 am February 02, 2015
ONC's draft plan for nationwide interoperability has sparked optimism from some quarters -- and a "wait-and-see" approach from others. We round up reaction to the roadmap.
By Erin McCann 11:13 am February 02, 2015
The Obama Administration is budgeting $215 million for what's being called the Precision Medicine Initiative -- a project White House officials say will "pioneer a new model of patient-powered research."
Thomas Mason, MD
By Bernie Monegain 03:00 pm January 28, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has hired a new chief medical officer, who officials say will take the reins starting Feb. 23.

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