HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. HIMSS is a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause.
The Cyber Patient Navigating Virtual Informatics
Blockchain in Healthcare Innovations that Empower Patients, Connect Professionals and Improve Care
Transformation and Your New EHR The Communications and Change Leadership Playbook for Implementing Electronic Health Records
Effective Strategies for Change
Glaser on Health Care IT Perspectives from the Decade that Defined Health Care Information Technology
By Rebecca Mendoza Saltiel Busch
April 11, 2019
With the use of electronic health records (EHR) transforming the healthcare industry, the use of information technology in the maintenance of personal health records poses a range of issues and opportunities for every medical organization, The Cyber Patient expertly walks readers through the ...
By Pam Arlotto, Susan P. Irby
January 30, 2019
Beyond Return on Investment: Expanding the Value of Healthcare Information Technology, 2nd Edition this updated and revised edition provides lessons learned from healthcare IT adoption and the opportunity to drive value realization. From providing a basic primer on 'how-to' complete a Return on ...
By Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
January 30, 2019
This significantly expanded and newest edition of the bestselling HIMSS Dictionary of Health Information and Technology Terms, Acronyms and Organizations has been developed and extensively reviewed by a robust team of industry experts. The fifth edition of this dictionary serves as a quick ...
By Edward W. Marx
January 28, 2019
We can all point to random examples of innovation inside of healthcare information technology, but few repeatable processes exist that make innovation more routine than happenstance. How do you create and sustain a culture of innovation? What are the best practices you can refine and embed as part ...
By Vikram Dhillon, John Bass, Max Hooper, David Metcalf, Alex Cahana
January 25, 2019
Blockchain technology is poised to revolutionize more than just payment and crypto-currency. Many vertical industries will be reshaped by the new trusted data models enabled and inspired by the blockchain – healthcare is no exception. In fact, healthcare may hold the greatest opportunities for ...
By Dennis R. Delisle, Andy McLamb, Samantha Inch
January 17, 2019
Transformation and Your New EHR offers a robust communication and change leadership approach to support electronic health record (EHR) implementations and transformation journeys. This book highlights the approach and philosophy of communication, change leadership, and systems and process design, ...
By Claire McCarthy, Dave Garets, Doug Eastman
February 07, 2014
Effective Strategies for Change is a newly revised edition of HIMSS' bestseller Change Management Strategies for an Effective EMR Implementation. Published in 2009, Change Management Strategies prepared readers to lead or participate successfully in change management/technology adoption ...
Edited By Susan M. Houston, Tina Dieckhaus, Bob Kircher, Michelle Lardner
November 20, 2018
Nursing informatics (NI) is the specialty that integrates nursing science with information management and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage, and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice. Nursing Informatics supports nurses, consumers, patients, the ...
By Kendall Cortelyou-Ward, Margaret Schulte, Lorren Pettit
October 08, 2018
HIMSS set out to develop a dynamic framework by which to easily catalogue the varied beneficial evidences of digital health. From this effort, HIMSS introduced to the market the HIMSS Value STEPS™ framework. This book will leverage the HIMSS Value STEPS™ model to identify and define the ...
By Robert F. Smallwood
September 17, 2018
Like other critical organizational assets, information is a strategic asset that requires high level of oversight in order to be able to effectively use it for organizational decision-making, performance improvement, cost management, and risk mitigation. Adopting an information governance program ...
By John P. Glaser
February 16, 2016
John Glaser has been an astute observer and recognized leader in the health care industry for over thirty years. He has written a regular column for Hospitals & Health Networks in which he comments on a wide range of topics, including improving organizational performance through health ...
By Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN, Derr F. John, RPh, FASCP, Lorren Pettit, MS, MBA
July 10, 2018
A multiplicity of factors converging together suggest the long term/post-acute care (LTPAC) provider community (e.g. nursing homes, behavioral health facilities, home health agencies, etc.) will accelerate in importance within the healthcare ecosystem during the next few years. The challenge for ...