On Oct. 25, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) will open a new, interactive Cybersecurity Hub as a flagship component of the HIMSS Innovation Center located in downtown Cleveland.
Currently there is limited adoption of precision medicine programs across U.S. hospitals and the majority of organizations conducting precision medicine are focused on cancer, according to a recent study from HIMSS Analytics.
According to a longitudinal assessment by HIMSS, female health IT workers in the U.S. have been consistently paid less over the past 10 years than their male peers, with the pay gap disparity worsening over time.
Industry surveys indicate there is a gender-based pay gap in health IT and women are underrepresented in executive leadership roles. Health IT executive leaders discuss the challenges and share their perspectives on effective ways to address this crucial issue.
There is much discussion about the promise of FHIR in healthcare, yet for the foreseeable future, healthcare providers will need to translate between different standards, essentially operating in a hybrid world of standards.
Nearly half of all health IT leaders report that improving patient care across the continuum is their organization’s key business objective for 2016, according to a Health IT Industry Outlook Survey from Stoltenberg Consulting.
Reflecting on Dr. John Halamka’s commentary summarizing his perspectives around HIMSS16, it’s impossible not to endorse his core, gritty, realistic optimism about the future of healthcare and healthcare IT
Cybsersecurity was top of mind with health IT leaders at the 2016 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition in Las Vegas this week with an entire preconference session centered around leadership collaboration to improve information security strategies.