Author Archives: Arnol Simmons

About Arnol Simmons

As Manager of Public Policy Initiatives in HIMSS’ Government Relations office, Arnol Simmons leads highly visible Capitol Hill health IT policy events for both HIMSS and the Institute for e-Health Policy. He also manages the HIMSS Diversity Business Roundtable, which offers businesses owned by minorities, women and veterans the opportunity to grow and collaborate as the health IT market prepares for a rapid expansion over the next decade.

11 Ways to Join the 2014 National Health IT Week Conversation

National Health IT Week, from Sept. 15-19, brings together heath information technology public and private organizations to advance health IT adoption with, “One Voice, One Vision.”

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Why Data Integrity Is Important to Me!

My last doctor visit made me just a bit nervous, when I noticed a large neatly stacked pile of manila file folders–obviously patient records. Of course, being exposed each day to the benefits that health IT has brought to so many providers … Continue reading

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HIMSS12 Brown Bag: Eliminating Healthcare Disparities through IT Application

Underserved populations, and the healthcare providers serving them, very often have inadequate resources to take full advantage of health information technology that offers so much promise to improve the quality of and access to care for the general population. 

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Some Exciting Opportunities!!!

Following a very successful  National Health IT Week Technology Showcase, the Institute for e-Health Policy will again convene, on October 5, a panel of experts to discuss –  “Unlocking the Value of Health Data.” The recent FCC Broadband plan concluded that: … Continue reading

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Impactful National Health IT Week Events

National Health IT Week is quickly approaching, and there is no better time to be in Washington, D.C than Sept. 12-16. Let me tell you about some valuable opportunities for you to be part of National Health IT Week.

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