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Susan Snedaker, MBA, director of infrastructure and operations and information security officer at Tucson Medical Center in Arizona, will be given the HIMSS Book of the Year award at the organization’s yearly show running this week in Las Vegas.

eClinicalWorks will announce the launch of a cloud-based platform for Acute Care EHR and Revenue Cycle Management during HIMSS18.

Apple has announced a new update for the Health app with the iOS 11.3 beta, which allows users to access medical records from various healthcare organizations through their iPhone.

A computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system with a clinical decision support (CDS) system could reduce duplicate medications and adverse drug reactions, according to a study published in JMIR Medical Informatics.

Identifying a patient normally means going by their Social Security number—but what if that patient is a newborn who doesn’t have one yet? The Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) laid out its suggested solution at a presentation at the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) conference in Los Angeles.


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HIMSS16 on the horizon

HIMSS16 is coming up next week and again promises an overwhelming amount of opportunities to learn and network.

Interoperability at HIMSS16: Session Previews

Interoperability remains top of mind for the healthcare industry. From the federal government’s Interoperability Roadmap to new standards, IT professionals are driving the seamless exchange of information. HIMSS16 has plenty to offer attendees looking to stay up-to-date.

HIMSS16 organizers share exhibit hall highlights, educational opportunities and ways to optimize your time

The annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition has always aimed to address the latest concerns and challenges facing health IT and this year is no different, featuring presentations and keynotes from some of the major players in healthcare (and a guest appearance by one of the most famous players in the NFL).

CommonWell's 7 new members bring total to 40

The vendor-led association focused on interoperability in healthcare, the CommonWell Health Alliance, has increased its membership with seven new organizations.

Cerner launches SMART on FHIR coding platform

Cerner has launched the Cerner Open Developer Experience (code_) to enhance collaboration with third-party and client developers on SMART on FHIR applications.

Blog, fact sheets detail HIPAA's impact on interoperability

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT is working to disseminate the idea that HIPAA does not impede interoperability.

Dell joins HIMSS Innovation Center

Dell is the latest company to sign on as an industry collaborator of the HIMSS Innovation Center, joining other major health IT organizations at the 30,000-square-foot testing and exhibition facility in Cleveland.

FDA issues draft guidance for interoperable devices

The FDA has issued draft guidance to provide clarity on how the agency evaluates medical devices that electronically connect and interact with other devices or systems.

ACOs name interoperability as top challenge

A new report names interoperability as the biggest challenge facing accountable care organizations (ACOs).

Senate HELP Committee issues HIT draft legislation

The U.S. Senate's Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee has released a discussion draft of legislation that aims to improve the overall use and development of health IT.