A comprehensive interoperability and testing certification program. A grassroots initiative focused on education reform and interprofessional community development. The latest edition of Blockchain in Healthcare Today features contributions from the HIMSS Blockchain Work Group. In offering feedback to the Proposed Rule, HIMSS continues its dialogue with VA on how to facilitate the broader exchange of health information within the VA and across the community, as well as how our members can contribute to modernizing the healthcare our china healthcare investment conference’s veterans receive.

From outstanding service in health information and technology to ongoing leadership throughout a career, the HIMSS Awards and HIMSS Foundation Scholarships honor members whose achievements and dedication support healthcare transformation. HIMSS announces this year’s recipient of the Kate Granger Compassionate Care Award, presented by HIMSS North America. Epic go-live finally arrives for St. Charles has been preparing to go-live with Epic for two years and has spent that time getting staff on board and ready to launch. The emergency department EHR enables caregivers to document with much greater speed, which helped knock down the door-to-doc wait time from 67 minutes to less than 30.

A major overhaul of the company’s structure, with new standalone micro-services leading to more products than are currently available, just might result in “marvelous change,” he says. As a woman in health IT who helped usher in the initial waves of digital health innovation, I’ve witnessed an incredible amount of transformative change throughout my career. Guest blogger Kno2 discusses how with value-based care it’s more important than ever for providers, from hospitals to skilled nursing facilities and physican therapists, to have proper transparency around the care being delivered. A former inpatient RN shares the story of how she transitioned into nursing informatics and how she is making a difference in the field through nursing IT.

Claim Your Credits Claim your HIMSS18 education credits. For 23 years, the Global Investment Conference has been a forum for leading Canadian Defined Benefit Plan decision-makers to attend expert sessions on investing in the global context. This conference along with its new academic partner, Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, will bring together experts and thought leaders to discuss unique perspectives and approaches to defined benefit pension fund investing. The Global Investment Conference will present leading edge investment research and will explore new global investment approaches, ideas and unique strategies that benefit large Canadian pension plan organizations. The conference is an exclusive, educational forum that brings together senior representatives of Canadian pension plan sponsors, as well as representatives from the academic and money management communities. However, a select number of invitations are available.

For invitation information, please email Alison Webb, publisher of Canadian Investment Review, for consideration. Canadian Investment Review is Canada’s leading forum for academics, institutional investors and industry practitioners to exchange ideas on the capital markets, investment and economic theory and the related sociology and demographics. To that end, it publishes articles that offer original ideas based on existing literature and brings new insight to relevant themes and practices within the institutional investment community. ACADEMIC PARTNER Since the creation of Canada’s first Executive MBA in 1968, the Beedie School of Business has championed lifelong learning, productive change and the need to be innovative as we deliver research and teaching that makes an impact. Within the space of just two years, the state of global trade has come under threat as countries like the U. UK seek new deals in the global economy.