Category Archives: National Health IT Week

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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10 Ways to Make ICD-10 Relatable to ANYONE during #NHITweek

Another National Health IT Week is nearly in the books! While the week’s festivities certainly brought about much needed conversation around the awareness, direction and vision for the future of health technology, the conversation doesn’t need to end on Sept. 19. Realizing … Continue reading

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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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Closing Out #NHITweek with the #HITsm Community

HIMSS and Health Standards are closing out the ninth annual National Health IT Week in style – and what better way to move the needle on health IT than a focused discussion on what’s working and what isn’t in health … Continue reading

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Three health systems proving the power of health IT

Texas Health Resources, UC Davis Health System and Children’s Medical Center Dallas are 2013 Davies Award winners and have facilities at HIMSS Analytics’ EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM) Stage 7 status. Celebrate National Health IT Week with examples of how each … Continue reading

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Technology Is Not the Barrier

During visits to the Hill next week during the HIMSS Policy Summit, Rick Moore will be one of four members of the Central and Southern Ohio chapter of HIMSS visiting legislators on Thursday, Sept. 18. He became an advocate for … Continue reading

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When Conversation becomes Convincing at NHIT Week 2014

Pawan Goyal, MD, MHA, MS, PMP, FHIMSS, CPHIMS, CBA, FAHIMA, understands the value of visiting his members of Congress and using the 3 HIMSS Congressional Asks.  In fact, as a leader in Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter of HIMSS, he helped develop … Continue reading

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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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Advancing Health IT with Congressional Asks

by Alex Cohn, Institute for e-Health Policy Intern with the HIMSS Government Relations Office Each year, a work group of HIMSS volunteers develops the organization’s “Congressional Asks” – formal requests to Congress to accomplish specific goals to advance health IT.

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