Category Archives: HIMSS Events

Roger Baker and Aneesh Chopra on the Future of Health IT

This month, I was excited to have the opportunity to moderate a discussion on Federal News Radio with Roger Baker and Aneesh Chopra, discussing the value of health IT.

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HIMSS Leadership Essentials Blog

In my previous role, before joining HIMSS as the senior director of career services, I met regularly with leaders from multiple provider organizations. Invariably the conversations would turn to a discussion of the leader’s pain points involving the latest project. … Continue reading

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Health Systems As Employers: Exploring the Use of Innovation to Achieve the Triple Aim

by:  Thomas H. Auer, MD, MHA, CEO, Bon Secours Virginia Medical Group Thomas H. Auer will present at the Innovation Gallery on May 14. The Innovation Gallery, at the National Healthcare Innovation Summit, Boston, Mass. May 13-15, is focused on real-world, scalable innovations that address … Continue reading

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National Healthcare Innovation Summit: Innovation and Achieving the Healthcare Triple Aim

by: Eric Heil, CEO, Rightcare Solutions  Eric Heil will present at the Innovation Gallery on May 14. The Innovation Gallery, at the National Healthcare Innovation Summit, Boston, Mass. May 13-15,  is focused on real-world, scalable innovations that address core components of the Triple Aim: improving … Continue reading

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Insights on the Innovation Gallery at the HIMSS Innovation Summit

 by Dr. David Lim, Castlight Health  Dr.  David Lim will present at the Innovation Gallery on May 14. The Innovation Gallery, at the National Healthcare Innovation Summit, Boston, Mass. May 13-15,  is focused on real-world, scalable innovations that address core … Continue reading

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Ten Types of Medicine For Health Care

By Roy Smythe, M.D. “If you are deliberately trying to create a future that feels safe, you will willfully ignore the future that is likely.” ― Seth Godin, Linchpin Whether we realize it or not, we are living and working in a … Continue reading

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The state of mobile technologies in healthcare today

This past February marked the third year HIMSS Analytics has connected and published its Annual Mobile Survey, aligning itself with six key focus areas: New Care Models technology ROI/Payment Legal & Policy Standards & Interoperability Privacy & Security

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Are Provider Assumptions Hindering Health Innovation?

by Susan Dentzer, Senior Policy Adviser to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health IT innovation could meaningfully improve patient care, if innovators focused more attention on one reality:  Patients don’t always want what healthcare providers offer them. We know from … Continue reading

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HIMSS and Delaware Partner to Assist Medical Practices Go Beyond Meaningful Use Stage 1

On March 19, 2014, from 5:50 pm – 9:00 pm HIMSS is hosting an education regional event program for Medical Practices Going Beyond Meaningful Use Stage 1.  The program is sponsored by several organizations in partnership with HIMSS; AOA, ANNP, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, HITECH!

Five years ago, on February 17, 2009, President Barack Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The “Stimulus Bill” included the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.  HITECH codified into law … Continue reading

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