A Guide to Cybersecurity in Healthcare. Protect your electronic information and assets from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. Discover how to identify cyberthreats, understand best practices, and demystify laws and regulations related to cybersecurity in healthcare.
In a field experiencing such vast change, it’s important to possess a standard body of knowledge and an up-to-date skill set. HIMSS certifications show you’re well informed and well prepared for what’s ahead in your career.
47 healthcare organizations. Three HIMSS Maturity Models. All utilized to accomplish one goal: digital transformation in healthcare. See the 2019 list of Stage 7 validated organizations, read their stories and find out what you need to do to be on next year’s list.
The Latests Books on Healthcare Information and Informatics. We understand that information and informatics are growing topics of increasing complexity in the healthcare sector and will continue to bring you the latest content in healthcare management, informatics, information management and systems as it is published.
Continuing education (CE) must be earned within your three-year renewal cycle and be relevant to the healthcare information and management system field in one of the six types below. 1. Continuing Education Hours. Educational programs on topics related to healthcare information and management systems.1 CE hour
Advance your healthcare career by establishing a strong foundation with CAHIMS certification from HIMSS.
Advance your healthcare career and demonstrate your ability to meet an international standard of professional knowledge and competence with CPHIMS certification from HIMSS.
“Nursing informatics specialists are the translators that have evolved into health tech innovators who establish businesses, manage medical economics, create technology and amplify the voice of end-user clinicians,” said Danielle Siarri, MSN, RN, a HIMSS member and social media ambassador, global nursing expert and the lead publisher at InnoNurse.
The social determinants of health—defined by the World Health Organization as the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age—can influence nearly 70% of your health outcomes.These factors are also a driving force behind many health disparities that are occurring today worldwide.
Share the Vision: Transforming Nursing Practice through Technology & Informatics. HIMSS believes: together, nurses and nursing informatics must lead, and be visible, vocal and present at the table to achieve healthcare delivery transformation.
On Monday, March 9, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) publicly released their final regulations related to driving more interoperability and data exchange across the entire healthcare ecosystem. The government intends the combined regulations to provide patients with timely access to their health data to make ...
The HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence recognizes the thoughtful application of health information and technology to substantially improve clinical care delivery, patient outcomes and population health.
The HIMSS Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey captures salary, professional status and practice trends while identifying changes that have occurred in the workforce.
Deliver on the promise of health information exchange. Our community offers networking and educational opportunities to help you gain practical knowledge and guidance to reach your health information and technology goals.
Cybersecurity in healthcare involves the protecting of electronic information and assets from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.There are three goals of cybersecurity: protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information, also known as the “CIA triad.”
Interoperability leading to secure electronic exchange of health information is an essential goal for enabling all individuals, their loved ones and their healthcare providers to have appropriate access to health information that facilitates informed decision-making, supports achieve coordinated health management, allows patients to be active partners in their health and care and improves the ...
Powered by the HIMSS Foundation and the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community, the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics is a free, international, peer-reviewed publication that is published three times a year and supports all functional areas of nursing informatics.
UPDATE: The 21st Century Cures Act Electronic Health Record Reporting Program The 21st Century Cures Act, signed December 13, 2016, by President Obama, promotes and funds the acceleration of research into preventing and curing serious illnesses; accelerates drug and medical device development; attempts to address the opioid abuse crisis; and tries to improve mental health service delivery.
Learn more about how barriers to care can be traced to the social determinants of health in this HIMSS TV deep dive.. Where Do We Start? Address Standardization. HIMSS recently asked members what the biggest issue keeping the social determinants of health from being integrated into healthcare is.
A standard is "something established by authority, custom or general consent as a model 'Standard.'"(Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 26 Mar. 2014.)Generally, standards are established by consensus and approved by a recognized body. Most standards are voluntary in the sense that they are offered for adoptiong by people or industry, without being mandated in law.
The HIMSS Professional Development staff along with members of the FY17, FY18, FY19 and FY20 Professional Development Committees have created a compilation of job descriptions that may be utilized to help define various health information and technology career opportunities.
Global Health Equity Network. Advancing diversity and inclusion to ensure health and wellness for everyone, everywhere. Join Now. Join the HIMSS Global Health Equity Network to advance the cause of health and wellness for everyone, everywhere.
Here are six ways you can celebrate Global Health Equity Week: Lead the change with us: Be part of the HIMSS Global Health Equity Network and advance health and wellness for everyone, everywhere.; Join our virtual march: Participate in our virtual march to support maternal health, telehealth, patient identity and data modernization.; Support workforce diversity: Contribute to the HIMSS ...
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The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced a period for enforcement discretion around implementation of the final interoperability regulations to provide all health system stakeholders with additional time to focus on addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Background. Achieving interoperable health information exchange (HIE) is a critical component of health care delivery system reform. When information is able to flow seamlessly across the continuum of care, there are direct implications for efficiency gains and more importantly, health outcomes.
Healthcare consumerism is already reshaping the ways care is delivered, received and paid for. Despite its many promises, payers, providers and patients still have much to prepare for as the U.S. transitions to a completely new chapter in healthcare.
Healthcare data grows daily by petabytes. With over a billion healthcare encounters a year in the United States alone, this wealth of data exceeds current structures for data governance and scope of secondary use. The past decade has successfully delivered data digitization and a reduction in paper records, but the next decade requires healthcare leaders to play catch up—we need to find the ...
The evolution into the age of automation and emerging technologies such as intelligent, immersive, connected and personalized technologies in healthcare, is both exciting and challenging shares this article in the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics.
In honor of Nurses Month, HIMSS members share how informatics nurses today are continuing the legacy of energy, vision and activism—especially in times of challenge—ignited by nursing icons like Florence Nightingale.
Health care facilities have become gradually dependent on information technology to computerize almost all aspects of patient care. In the United States, as of 2015, electronic health record (EHR) systems had been installed in 96% of hospitals.
As we celebrate the vital role and accomplishments of nurses during National Nurses Week from May 6-12, I call on all healthcare stakeholders to share how nursing informatics is helping the industry innovate and how this will impact care delivery.
The European economy has seven consecutive years of growth with a positive forecast into 2020 and 2021. But the European Union (EU) faces the same worldwide healthcare challenges: aging population, chronic disease growth, inequality and access to healthcare services.
"I find value in the CIPP and CISSP credentials every day. Throughout my various professional roles in law, information technology, and now in health IT, I have always had to use multiple domains of knowledge."
Nursing Informatics Community. Our purpose is to articulate a cohesive voice for the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community and to provide domain expertise, leadership and guidance to the global nursing informatics community.
Exploring the Measures of Success for Interoperability. The HIMSS Interoperability & HIE Committee is exploring the measurement needs of interoperability efforts and welcomes your voice and input.
Many nations are facing challenges today due to the ongoing and increasing demographic shift in age among their populations. The United Nations reported that the world’s population of elderly who are 60 years old will double and those who are 80 years old will triple during the next 30 years at the same time as other age groups will decrease in number (Department of Economic and Social ...
Bayhealth Medical Center, a healthcare system serving central and southern parts of Delaware, wanted to improve quality of care across all their facilities, including Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus and Bayhealth Sussex Campus.