Category Archives: HIMSS14

The Top 10 HIMSS Blog Posts in 2014

During 2014 – on the HIMSS Blog – patient engagement, innovation and healthcare transformation led the content charge. Our top 10 list also includes posts on: interoperability, public policy, nursing informatics, mobile technologies, and social media. So, take a moment … Continue reading

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HIMSS14 by the Numbers

We framed the theme for HIMSS14 with four carefully and consciously chosen words: impact, innovation, outcomes and onward.

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Patient Engagement – The Blockbuster of HIMSS14

The HIMSS14 conference in Orlando had many themes and trends, most having to do with the evolution of electronic health records, analytics, mobile and other technologies being buoyed by Meaningful Use incentives or other financial considerations. But Patient Engagement has … Continue reading

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Helping Veterans Transition into Health IT

What if I told you that in a few months you would be a Soldier, an Airman, a Seaman, or a Marine?  What if I told you that starting tomorrow you would attend a 3-day seminar on everything you need … Continue reading

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Professional Development Reflections on HIMSS14

There is no doubt that education, exhibition, and networking opportunities abounded at HIMSS14 with virtually something for everyone, whether or not you could attend conference.   And we thank you for your participation, support, comments, and engagement with the many facets … Continue reading

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HIMSS14 – In Pictures

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Lessons Learned about EHR ROI Davies Award Winner MedPeds

A winner of a 2013 Davies Ambulatory Award of Excellence, MedPeds achieved ROI through its electronic health record (EHR) implementation by gaining significant financial, organizational, and cultural benefits. These benefits included earning certification as a level-3 patient-centered medical home, achieving … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned about EHR ROI Davies Award Winner White River Family Practice

A winner of a 2013 Davies Ambulatory Award of Excellence, White River Family Practice’s electronic health record (EHR) implementation enabled demonstrable improvements in practice finances and quality care. The EHR assisted White River to certify as a patient centered medical … Continue reading

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Real Outcomes: The Value of HIT and HIMSS14

With a variety of new payment models driving the healthcare world to true pay for quality, the search for evidence-based best practices that improve outcomes and patient safety is at a fever pitch at HIMSS14. On Tuesday, HIMSS showcased the … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned about EHR Clinical Value Davies Award Winner UC Davis Medical Center

A winner of a 2013 Davies Enterprise Award of Excellence, UC Davis Medical Center achieved clinical value through its electronic health record (EHR) implementation by reducing the incidence of sepsis; ventilator-assisted pneumonia in the pediatric intensive care unit; and central … Continue reading

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