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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: 151 more words

Health IT

FDASIA Stakeholders Meeting Kicks Off

On Tuesday, May 13, I had the pleasure of representing HIMSS at the FDA/ONC/FCC meeting with Stakeholders to discuss the draft FDASIA Report proposing a Strategy and Recommendations for a Risk Based Framework for Regulating Health IT. 435 more words

Public Policy

What a Difference Volunteers Make

Every day, I see how HIMSS volunteers make a positive and remarkable difference in improving health with IT. Now, during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12, 2014, I extend my thanks and appreciation for their contributions.   227 more words

HIMSS News And Developments

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 to know to be successful in the profession of arms?  457 more words

HIMSS News And Developments

Engaging in Health IT Policy – and Welcoming Fresh Insights

Happy New Year!  Wow did 2013 go by fast, but it sure was jam-packed for those of us active in health IT policy, with lots of buzzwords including Care Coordination, Meaningful Use Call to Action, FDASIA, ICD-10, Stark Sunset Deadline, patient data matching, and more. 697 more words

Public Policy

The HIMSS Connected Patient Community: What It Can Be and Why You Should Join

The emphasis here is not on what this community is but what it can be. HIMSS Connected Patient Community is a new initiate focused on connecting patients to their healthcare providers through healthcare IT tools. 349 more words

Patient-Centered Systems

HIMSS Headlines of 2013

Well, day 2 of 2014 means planning for the weeks ahead, including HIMSS14, while also, reviewing some of the top news stories from HIMSS during 2013. 297 more words

Health IT