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By Helen Figge 07:49 am February 27, 2012
Well, the most influential meeting in 2012 just ended with a record breaking crowd, record breaking attendance and record breaking speaking engagements that level set every known topic out there in health IT today.
By Jennifer Dennard 10:05 am February 17, 2012
Apple and its iProducts were definitely on my mind the other day. First, I stopped by my local Apple store to put in some training for my turn behind the HIMSS Social Media Center’s Genius Bar – an hour-long session offered Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday that will give attendees the opportunity to talk with experienced users of social media about...
By Christina Thielst 08:40 am February 17, 2012
The executive summary of the HIMSS Mobile Technology Survey report had a somewhat alarming statistic -- only 38% of respondents noted that they have a mobile technology policy in place that regulates use of mobile devices and outlines the organization's mobile strategy.
By Christina Thielst 08:43 am February 02, 2012
Mobile Health (mHealth) also involves managing the mobile workforce, but I don't often hear this administrative function being discussed.
By Jennifer Dennard 09:24 am January 20, 2012
The phrase “Technology Saves Lives” seems pretty straightforward when you first read it. “Well, yes,” you might say. “Technology sure does save lives!” But when you read more than 400 real-life stories about just how technology does that, the phrase takes on a whole new level of importance.
By Helen Figge 08:24 am January 09, 2012
Well, the time is approaching for our Annual Conference and the Career Services Center promises to provide insight, information and networking for those seeking career guidance and opportunity.
By Kelly Mehler 01:05 pm January 06, 2012
Back in December, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum stirred up trouble when he declared that nobody has ever died because they did not have health insurance. How did our healthcare-based social media following respond to Santorum's statement?
By Christina Thielst 08:18 am January 05, 2012
When will our employees learn not to identify patients on Facebook or any other social media site?
By Jon Mertz 08:41 am December 29, 2011
You can read about the shift happening. You can see the shift happening. You can sense the shift happening. In all of this, there is still an understanding that we have a long way to go in order to achieve a true connected health care system, yet we know the movement is happening.
By Jennifer Dennard 08:17 am December 23, 2011
When I attended the Healthcare IT Leadership Summit a few months ago here in Atlanta, I had the pleasure of seeing old friends, meeting new ones, and learning about up and coming technologies - from veteran healthcare IT folks and fresh-faced students, too. One company in particular caught the crowd’s eyes late in the day.

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