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2014-09-23 08:31:29

CINCINNATI, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Central and Southern Ohio chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (CSOHIMSS), announced its fall conference titled "Data! - What is it good for?" It will be held on October 24, 2014 at the UC Health Drake Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Conference attendees will be treated to a number of high-caliber speakers who are highly respected in their field. Focusing on data and the use of analytics in healthcare, the...

2014-09-18 12:30:27

ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Chapter of HIMSS will hold its premier education and networking event for health information technology professionals Thursday, Oct.16, 2014 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The conference provides an opportunity for Georgia's healthcare IT professionals to network extensively with their peers and learn how to meet the challenges of the changing healthcare economy. Last year's conference drew 500 attendees...

2014-09-18 12:29:33

Ten BayCare hospitals join only three others in Tampa Bay in achieving this milestone. CLEARWATER, Fla., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BayCare Health System's progress in adopting an electronic medical records (EMR) system was recognized by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), a global organization known for thought leadership on improving health care through information technology (IT). Electronic medical record systems can improve patient care,...

2014-09-17 23:14:06

In honor of National Health IT Week Sept. 15-19, American Sentinel University details some of the must-have skills health IT professionals need for gaining a competitive edge in the current healthcare marketplace. American Sentinel offers specialization in healthcare, giving students a competitive advantage in the clinical IT environment and interested students can learn more about the university’s online informatics and technology programs at...

2014-09-17 12:24:25

Leider to discuss company's innovate approach to leveraging mHealth technology and consumerism to encourage healthy behaviors WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit today announced that Walgreens' Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Harry L. Leider, will open the 6(th) annual Summit with a keynote address on December 8. The mHealth Summit, the largest global conference and expo focused on the intersection of mobile/ wireless and healthcare delivery, will include...

2014-09-17 08:30:58

Virtual Awareness Week Takes Place September 15-19, 2014 WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health information technology improves the quality of healthcare delivery, increases patient safety, decreases medical errors, and strengthens the interaction between patients and healthcare providers. To mark the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America, Precyse and others across the U.S. have joined together to celebrate National...

2014-09-10 08:30:36

The HIMSS Innovation Center is a permanent exhibition of interoperability where healthcare providers, payers and consumers can demonstrate secure exchange of patient health information SHELTON, Connecticut, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International medical imaging IT company Sectra [http://www.sectra.com ] (STO: SECT B) joins the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland, Ohio, as a Supporting Collaborator to become part of the elite team of innovators, working together and...

2014-08-19 23:07:39

The Austin Chapter of the Health Information Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) elects OnRamp's Joshua Berman to the Board of Directors. Serving as a trusted advisor on the board, Berman will leverage his years of experience in the IT industry, producing and executing integrated marketing communications strategies designed to reach IT professionals in the technology, healthcare, and financial sectors to assist the group in furthering its goals. AUSTIN, TX (PRWEB) August 19, 2014...

2014-08-12 12:28:21

December 7-11, 2014; Washington, DC -- Registration Now Open WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 6th annual mHealth Summit and Expo will convene domestic and international thought leaders in healthcare, technology and industry, government officials, researchers, advocates and investors to advance the use of mobile and connected health and its integration into healthcare delivery. From December 7-11, the Summit will put a spotlight on disruptive innovation, evidence, research,...

2014-08-05 23:08:09

Timothy Mills joins RestorixHealth as Vice President of Business Development. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 RestorixHealth, a leader in developing and managing comprehensive wound care centers, is pleased to announce that Timothy Mills has joined their leadership team in the capacity of Vice President of Business Development. Timothy comes to RestorixHealth with more than 25 years of senior sales and business development experience, delivering services and solutions to the...


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