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HIMSS Launches Interactive Cybersecurity Hub

October 13, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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.

Florida Hospital Carrollwood Achieves HIMSS Stage 7 for EMR Adoption

September 9, 2016  |  Heather Landi
Tampa, Fla.-based Florida Hospital Carrollwood has been for achieving Stage 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model, or EMRAM, as designated by HIMSS Analytics.

Only 29 Percent of Hospitals Conducting Precision Medicine But Efforts Are Gaining Momentum, Study Finds

August 31, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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.

Sansum Clinic Recognized for Reaching HIMSS Stage 6 for Ambulatory EHR

August 23, 2016  |  Heather Landi
Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Sansum Clinic has been recognized for achieving Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption Model, or EMRAM, as designated by HIMSS Analytics.

Five University of Maryland Medical System Hospitals Reach EMRAM Stage 6

August 18, 2016  |  Heather Landi
Five University of Maryland Medical System hospitals have achieved Stage 6 on the EMR Adoption Model, or EMRAM, as designated by HIMSS Analytics.

HIMSS Study Finds Gender-Based Pay Gaps in Health IT Widened in the Past 10 Years

July 27, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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.

Removing the Glass Ceiling in Health IT

July 21, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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.

A Clinical Informaticist Shares Why FHIR Won’t Extinguish HL7, At Least Not in the Near-Term

June 30, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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.

CommonWell Adds eHealth Initiative, DICOM Grid, and Others to Its Growing Alliance

May 4, 2016  |  Heather Landi
The CommonWell Health Alliance announced this week that 11 new members have joined its effort to enhance nationwide health data exchange.

Survey: Health IT Leaders Cite Improving Patient Care as Key Business Objective in 2016

March 28, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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.

Why Shouldn’t Dr. Halamka Be Optimistic? And Why Shouldn’t We All Be? Further Thoughts on HIMSS16

March 9, 2016  |  Mark Hagland
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

“Selling Security” to the Board: C-Level Leaders Share Their Perspectives on Cybersecurity Strategies

March 6, 2016  |  Heather Landi
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.


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