Category Archives: HIMSS Events

Innovation Insights – The Role for Innovation Centers and Leaders

by: Larry Stofko, EVP, The Innovation Institute Larry Stofko will present on Tuesday, June 16 at the National Healthcare Innovation Summit held June 15-17  in Chicago, Ill.  The summit is focused on real-world, scalable innovations that address core components of the Triple … Continue reading

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National Healthcare Innovation Summit – 2015

by: Karan Singh, Co-founder, Ginger.io Why is innovation crucial for improving the delivery of healthcare and fulfilling the Triple Aim? Since the 1950s, the majority of innovations in mental health have been largely focused on the development of pharmaceuticals. Drugs that … Continue reading

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Following Health Care’s Black Swan

It’s time to consider a sudden or unexpected change in healthcare delivery, an evolution with impact that can become health care’s black swan.

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Technology for the Way We Work

by: Sandra R. Hernández, MD, President & Chief Executive Officer                          California HealthCare Foundation Whether it’s electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry, or e-prescribing, clinics and hospitals have historically approached … Continue reading

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Precision Medicine is Coming

by: Andrew Ury MD, Chief Executive Officer, ActX In real life, every patient is different, no one patient is average, but up to now the delivery of healthcare has in many respects focused on treating the “average” patient. If we can … Continue reading

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The Value of Interoperability Testing and Certification

by Amit Trivedi, ICSA Labs Why another certification program? In 2013, at the IHE North American Connectathon, IHE USA and ICSA Labs announced a new testing and certification program focused on interoperability and leveraging IHE Profiles or technical specifications.

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Innovation at the Forefront of Healthcare Transformation

Closing on Jan.12, the Call for Proposals – for the National Healthcare Innovation Summit – focuses on driving growth with innovation to build new markets and new services Whether it’s a new way to engage patients or new business models … Continue reading

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The Un-intended Consequences of HIMSS Volunteer Involvement

Recently, I was preparing to moderate a HIMSS virtual briefing, as I typically do, and I was chatting with the speaker.  I thanked her for sharing her time, talent, and expertise with our audience.

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Effecting Change in Health IT with a Visit to the Hill

by Michelle Hager, Managing Partner of Blue Cirrus consulting, Past President of South Carolina HIMSS, Past Vice Chair for the East Region for HIMSS chapter advocates   As I was preparing to leave to go to DC for the HIMSS Policy Summit … Continue reading

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Growing Contingent Workforce Benefits Both Healthcare Organizations and Health IT Professionals

by Frank Myeroff, President, Direct Consulting Associates,  a Supporting Collaborator at the HIMSS Innovation Center There’s high growth when it comes to temporary workers, contractors, independent consultants, and freelancers within health IT. New technologies, digital trends and requirements, cost factors, and … Continue reading

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