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2014-10-22 12:29:40

WHITBY, ON, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) has received the prestigious HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 award. Ontario Shores is the first hospital in Canada and the first mental health hospital in the world to receive this prestigious recognition. This designation is awarded to healthcare organizations for having a completely paperless health information system which advances the use of patient data to ultimately improve process and...

2014-10-22 12:29:25

HealthMap software spotted the Ebola epidemic 9 days before the WHO announced it WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit today announced that John Brownstein, PhD, Director, Computational Epidemiology Group, Boston Children's Hospital, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and Co-Founder of HealthMap, will deliver a keynote address at the 6(th) annual Summit on December 10. The mHealth Summit is the largest global conference and...

2014-10-08 12:29:09

- New co-developed initiative will work with health systems to inspire and facilitate the adoption and use of next-generation technologies - CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and AVIA announced HX360(TM), a new co-developed initiative. HX360 was created to improve the way that health care is delivered by both inspiring and facilitating the adoption and use of next generation (non-EHR Platform) technologies by...

2014-10-08 12:28:14

Summit Features Two Days of Focused Sessions, Keynotes and Special Events for Healthcare Providers WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit today announced the addition of the Clinical Mobility Forum, a full-day special event examining how mobile technologies are transforming healthcare delivery. The Clinical Mobility Forum, co-hosted by Healthcare IT News, will take place on December 8 during the mHealth Summit, the largest global conference and expo focused on the...

2014-10-01 12:30:55

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit today announced that Jen Hyatt, CEO and Founder of Big White Wall, will deliver a keynote address at the 6(th) annual Summit on December 9(th). The Summit is the largest global conference and expo focused on the intersection of mobile/wireless and healthcare delivery. It runs from December 7-11 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, D.C. area. Since her early career, Hyatt has focused on...

2014-09-24 12:29:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The mHealth Summit, the largest global conference and expo focused on the intersection of mobile/wireless and healthcare delivery, today announced that NantWorks Founder and Chairman, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, will help open the 6(th) annual Summit with a keynote address on December 8. The Summit runs from December 7-11, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, DC area. Dr. Soon-Shiong, a former transplant...

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...


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