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.
Improving Outcomes with Clinical Decision Support An Implementer's Guide, Second Edition
IT Governance in Hospitals and Health Systems
The Health Information Exchange Formation Guide The Authoritative Guide for Planning and Forming an HIE in Your State, Region or Community
Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century An International Look at Practice, Education and EHR Trends, Second Edition
By Jerry Osheroff, Jonathan Teich, Donald Levick, Luis Saldana, Ferdinand Velasco, Dean Sittig, Kendall Rogers, Robert Jenders
February 17, 2012
Winner of the 2012 HIMSS Book of the Year Award! Co-published by HIMSS, the Scottsdale Institute, AMIA, AMDIS and SHM, this second edition of the authoritative guide to CDS implementation has been substantially enhanced with expanded and updated guidance on using CDS interventions to improve care ...
By Roger Kropf, Guy Scalzi
January 18, 2012
Without a governance structure, IT at many hospitals and healthcare systems is a haphazard endeavor that typically results in late, over-budget projects and, ultimately, disparate systems. IT Governance in Hospitals and Health Systems offers a practical "how to" in creating an information ...
By Pam Arlotto
January 17, 2012
Rethinking Return on Investment: The Challenge of Accountable Meaningful Use offers a timely exploration of the value achieved through the Meaningful Use of electronic health records and other components of the HITECH legislation. The authors provide a look back at how ROI of health IT has ...
By Jeffery Daigrepoint, Debra McGrath
January 21, 2011
An EHR transformation touches virtually every aspect of a medical practice and brings about an entirely new way of thinking and managing a practice. Regardless of where you are at in your EHR implementation journey--adopting a new EHR or trying to optimize an existing EHR, the Complete Guide and ...
By Laura Kolkman, Bob Brown
January 21, 2011
Winner of HIMSS 2011 Book of the Year Award!Health Information Exchange is an essential enabler that, when properly implemented, will improve the overall efficiency of the healthcare delivery process, lead directly to improved patient outcomes and be a significant influence on lowering the high ...
By Charlotte Weaver, Connie Delaney, Patrick Weber, Robyn Carr, Connie Delaney, Charlotte Weaver, Charlotte Weaver, Connie Delaney
February 22, 2010
Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century is the follow-up to the highly successful, award-winning first edition. Published in 2006, the first edition was a critical resource in chronicling the huge historical shift in nursing linked to the explosion of EHR national strategies and health ...
By Raymond Gensinger
February 15, 2010
Introduction to Health Care Management is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management book that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader's imagination, the important issues in healthcare ...