John Kansky and Keith Kelley Selected as Speakers for HIMSS17

Headshots of John Kansky and Keith Kelley. Caption reads "Can there be ONE National Model?"

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (February 14, 2017) – HIMSS has named John Kansky and Keith Kelley as speakers for the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, which will be held on Sunday, Feb. 19- Thursday, Feb. 23, in Orlando, Fla., at the Orange County Convention Center.  ...

HIMSS Book of the Year Award Goes to IU’s Brian Dixon, PhD

Elsevier and the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis announced that HIMSS (Healthcare Information Management Systems Society) will award its 2016 Book of the Year Award to "Health Information Exchange: Navigating and Managing a Network of Health Information Systems." Edited by Brian E. Dixon, PhD, FHIMSS, an Associate Professor at the IU Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health and Research Scientist at the Regenstrief Institute, the book was published in March 2016

HIMSS, an international non-profit organization focused on better health through information technology, announced that its 2016 Book of the Year Award goes to Health Information Exchange: Navigating and Managing a Network of Health Information Systems....

Healthcare data will never be perfect, but that’s okay

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Jack H. Evans Director of Solutions Architecture Indiana Health Information Exchange --Data's not perfect. And that's okay.-- I've been involved in software development and engineering for, well, quite some time (I've earned a few gray hairs). I've always wanted my work to be perfect. I want software that's designed to exacting specifications, I want it to run smoothly and error-free. I want it to be useful, and used....

A-B-C-D-E-F-G…These acronyms are killing me.

Blog title: "A-B-C-D-E-F-G...These acronyms are killing me."
Subtitle: "IHIE's Jack Evans clarifies some commonly misused acronyms related to clinical data."

Jack H. Evans Director of Solutions Architecture Indiana Health Information Exchange   It's not a CCDA. Really... it's not. The dictionary says an acronym is a word formed from the initial letters of other words. Sometimes, acronyms feel like a recipe for a headache. There's nothing quite like initials to make communications hard. Technology is full of them, though, and so is medicine. We’re at the intersection of both industries, on a street corner I...