Tag Archives: health information technology

12 Things You Should Know About Health Information Exchanges

by: Gregory Barnowsky, Chief Architect, Independence Blue Cross This past year at HIMSS’15, I attended a session on Health Information Exchanges (HIEs).  During that session, the presenter had a slide that stated, “… if you see one Health Information Exchange … Continue reading

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Rethinking Hospital IT organizations

by: Gonzalo Romero Lauro, Vice President, Enterprise Provider Solutions, University of Piggsburgh Medical Center, HIMSS14 Online On Demand Presenter Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a step back and realign IT professional titles and responsibilities … Continue reading

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Views on the The FDA’s Mobile Medical Applications Guidance

Meet HIMSS Virtual Event speaker Mark Dahlby, JD  Mark Dahlby, JD, is an attorney with the law firm Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman. His practice focuses on the development of new products and business opportunities for various healthcare industry … Continue reading

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3 Easy Ways to Participate in National Health IT Week

The 8th Annual National Health IT Week is September 16-20, 2013, bringing together individuals and organizations around the country to share their passion and commitment to realizing the value of health IT. More than 360 organizations have signed on as … Continue reading

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The Top Ten Health Technology Hazards and You

I recently attended the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) 2013 Conference and Expo and was fascinated to learn about the current state of device integration and the many ways it can impact workflow and patient safety. Not only are … Continue reading

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John Kansky, Discusses the Value of Health Information Exchange (IHIE)

  John Kansky, Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE) John Kansky is Vice President of Strategy and Planning for the Indiana Health Information Exchange (IHIE), one of the oldest and largest health information exchanges in the U.S.  Mr. Kansky shares some … Continue reading

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HIMSS13 Blog Carnival:ACA, Health Insurance Exchanges and Health Information Exchange

3.  Politics Aside, Let’s Talk ACA, Health Insurance Exchanges and Health Information Exchanges This post is one part of our Blog Carnival recap. To read the rest of the posts as they are published all week, click here. Because the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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Listening to the Data

By Willa Fields, DNSc, RN, FHIMSS, Chair of the HIMSS Board of Directors, and Professor in the School of Nursing at San Diego State University in San Diego, California Over the past few months, I’ve seen several articles in the mainstream … Continue reading

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Nursing Informatics: Essential ingredient to planning a hospital move

by Karen Carroll PhD RN, NEA-BC, HIMSS Nursing Informatics Committee Member, Director, Nursing Informatics & Innovation, Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago During our recent move to a new hospital, nursing informatics led and contributed in many ways. … Continue reading

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President’s State of the Union Address – What Could Be Said for Health IT

As I was sitting with my 11-year-old son watching the 2013 State of the Union Address (SOTU) last night, I was reminded of similar setting in 2004, when President George W. Bush declared that we were embarking on a strategy … Continue reading

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