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Interoperability made real

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Security Education Discounts
HIMSS is proud to announce its collaboration with the SANS Institute. As a result of this collaboration, SANS is offering significantly discounted training to HIMSS members. HIMSS members will be able to access world-class security training to help better equip themselves and their organizations. Training offered includes “Securing The Human End User” security-awareness training and other on-demand technical courses at deeply discounted rates. This discounted training is available through HIMSS from September 1 – October 31, 2013. Click here to learn more today.








Interoperability for Dummies, IHE Edition
The Interoperability for Dummies, IHE Edition is now available for your complimentary download.

IHE USA is proud to announce the release of our very first eBook, provided to you complimentary! Learn how you can leverage IHE profiles to achieve health information exchange, enhance your business, and improve quality care for patients.

“Interoperability for Dummies – IHE Edition, will help readers to not only understand the value and critical nature of standards-based interoperable health IT systems and IHE’s role, but how to personally become part of the solution by implementing change in their organization.”

- Joyce Sensmeier, RN-BC, MS, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN, President, IHE USA.




HIT Dashboard Provides Snapshot of State Initiatives
The HIMSS State HIT Dashboard is a free resource that gives healthcare professionals, policy makers and industry leaders a snapshot of major health information technology initiatives. HIMSS' goal is to provide an easy and comprehensive resource for organizations and healthcare professionals needing timely access to information about HIT programs and initiatives across the United States and its territories. This project was undertaken due to the identified need of having state-specific HIT information easily accessible to the industry. The HIMSS State HIT Dashboard provides a color-coded, easy-to-read visual interface that tracks many of today’s key HIT initiatives, including Regional Extension Centers, state resources, Health Information Exchanges, as well as HIMSS Chapters and the HIMSS Davies Award Winners. In addition, the State Legislation Tracker provides "one-stop service" to track key pending HIT legislation and executive orders at the state level. The Dashboard Project Team strives to collect and update the Dashboard with the most current information. Additional HIT activities are planned for the HIMSS State HIT Dashboard in the near future, making this one of the most comprehensive public resources available on HIT initiatives across the United States. For more information on the HIMSS State HIT Dashboard, contact Pamela Matthews, Senior Director.







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HIMSS eLearning Academy
24/7 Fingertip Access to HIMSS High Quality Content
You look to HIMSS for the most comprehensive, up-to-date healthcare IT education in the industry. Now, look no further than your desktop to access HIMSS high-quality content ondemand — in a 24/7 self-paced format. Welcome to the newest...and most exciting addition to HIMSS educational curriculum - the HIMSS eLearning Academy.


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