Search Tag: HIMSS

IT Management

Shocking Finds: HIMSS Cybersecurity Report

2017 08 Aug

Remember that any connected device or system can be hacked. This is a central message of the latest HIMSS Healthcare and Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Report. A Reddit post describes how "connected" coffee machines got infected and took factory systems down. "The coffee machines are supposed to be connected to their own isolated WiFi network, however,... Read more

IT Management

New HIMSS CEO Named

2017 28 Jul

HIMSS has announced that Harold “Hal” Wolf III will take over as its new president and CEO in September, 2017.   Succeeding H. Stephen Lieber, who announced plans to retire as HIMSS President and CEO last December, Wolf has been a key player in the advancement of technology in healthcare through his international roles as an advisor, thought leader... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS Women in IT Awards

2017 02 Jan

In recognition of women "who have made a difference" in health IT, the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced  the recipients of the inaugural HIMSS Most Influential Women in Health IT Award. The seven women awardees will be honoured at HIMSS 17 to be held in Orlando, FL.   “Women have been making a difference in health... Read more

IT Management

Leading Healthcare IT Organizations Partner to Expand Global Impact

2016 18 Nov

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced a pivotal agreement to jointly partner on all programs and professional communities outside of North America.  Through HIMSS-CHIME International, healthcare information technology’s (HIT) two most visible and successful... Read more

IT Management

UK e-Health Week 2017

2016 07 Nov

UK e-Health Week, Olympia London, 3 - 4 May 2017Returning to Olympia for the third year; e-Health Week is devoted to the people and organisations that use the power of IT to transform health and care.Hosted by HIMSS, a global, not-for-profit organisation working in e-health for more than 50 years; the e-Health Week agenda is developed in partnership... Read more

IT Management

HIMSS Launches Interactive Cybersecurity Hub

2016 18 Oct

  Next week, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) will launch a new, interactive Cybersecurity Hub. The move is part of the HIMSS Innovation Centre located in Cleveland.   HIMSS describe the hub as an “immersive learning environment aimed at de-mystifying the evolving threat landscape for executives, healthcare providers,... Read more