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Swedish Commissioner for Innovation and eHealth receives HIMSS Europe eHealth Leadership Award

2016 08 Jun

Daniel Forslund, Commissioner for Innovation and eHealth at Stockholm County Council, has received the HIMSS Europe eHealth Leadership Award, presented at eHealth Week in Amsterdam, 8-10 June 2016.   Forslund is well known for negotiating and establishing Sweden’s first National eHealth Strategy in 2005/06, and for holding the responsibility... Read more

IT Management

FBI Investigates 2 More Ransomware Attacks

2016 24 Mar

The FBI is investigating following two more ransomware attacks on Southern California hospital Chino Valley Medical Centre, a 126-bed community hospital and Desert Valley Hospital a 148-bed facility, both part of Prime Healthcare Services Inc.,   were targeted. Hackers accessed one of the hospital’s computers spreading a malware programme to encrypt... Read more

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HIMSS Stage 6 and 7 Hospitals in Summit Focus

2015 22 Sep

The HIMSS Europe CIO Summit will be celebrating its 6th year next month in Spain. This annual event which brings together leading European IT Directors and Senior Healthcare IT Executives focuses on the theme of "Preparing the ground for success". This year, the CIO Summit, starting on October 7, will take place in the Hospital La Fe, a renowned... Read more

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HIMSS Europe CIO Summit 2015

2015 07 Oct

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society   HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.  HIMSS is a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT... Read more

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HIMSS: 87% of Providers Invest in Data Protection vs. New Threats

2015 04 Jul

Healthcare providers take the issue of cybersecurity seriously, and most of them (87 percent) have implemented new technology and personnel to guard against cyberattacks, results of the 2015 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey show. Two-thirds of those surveyed also indicated that their organisations had experienced a significant security incident recently.... Read more

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COCIR and HIMSS Strengthen Cooperation with New Mou

2015 22 Jun

The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry (COCIR*) and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS**) have renewed their cooperation agreement to progress their common goal of improving the use of information and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Since... Read more

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California Children’s Hospital Wins HIMSS Analytics Stage 7 Award

2015 17 Jan

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) has earned a Stage 7 award by HIMSS Analytics, and will be recognised at the Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois in April 2015. The award recognises hospitals which implement and utilise information technology to achieve an advanced electronic medical record (EMR) environment. “Eliminating... Read more

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HIMSS President and CEO H. Stephen Lieber, CAE

2014 01 May

When Steve Lieber joined HIMSS as President and CEO in 2000, he brought over 30 years of extensive experience in healthcare to the global organisation. Overseeing HIMSS WorldWide, a group that includes the global, cause-based membership societies HIMSS and HIMSS International, market research and data services group HIMSS Analytics, and HIMSS... Read more

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WoHIT 2014: HIMSS Europe Stage 6 Awards Presented to Four New Hospitals

2014 03 Apr

Three Dutch centers and a Spanish one, recognised for operating in a paperless environment and representing best practices in implementation of the EMR HIMSS Europe awarded yesterday four new hospitals in Europe with Stage 6 Award during the World of Health IT Conference and Exhibition (WoHIT) that is taking place in Nice, France, from the 2nd... Read more

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HIMSS UK Launched Following UK Event Company Acquisition

2014 14 Mar

HIMSS, a global not for profit organisation, has announced the launch of HIMSS UK after having acquired Citadel Events Ltd, a UK based event management company specializing in health  IT.  HIMSS UK is the latest in a portfolio of HIMSS units in Asia, North America, Latin America, the Middle East and elsewhere in Europe. The organisation’s aim... Read more