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HIMSS Rolls Out Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards Program


How mPulse Mobile Uses Analytics to Tailor Messages and Drive Member Engagement for HealthcareThis week, HIMSS announced the unveiling of its inaugural Annual Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards, a “first-of-its-kind awards program” recognizing influential women at all stages of their career progressions.

HIMSS’ Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards ceremony – which kicks off Fall 2016 – is part of a new HIMSS initiative dedicated to addressing the gender gap in health IT and the need for more recognition of women sector-wide.

After surveying over 20,000 women in 2015 about the current state of women’s professional needs in health IT, HIMSS identified a need for expanded recognition of women sector-wide

Unlike other award programs, the Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards features a judging panel of top female leaders who will define the nomination criteria across several different categories, and select awardees.

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New HIMSS Leadership Survey Underscores Importance of Clinical IT Execs


News HIMSS Leadership Survey Underscores Importance of Clinical IT ExecsAs the healthcare industry evolves from a volume to a value-based payment system, clinical IT executives “are expected to play an increasingly significant role in ensuring health IT is appropriately leveraged to positively impact care outcomes,” according to a new HIMSS leadership survey published Tuesday.

Details of the study, which were shared this morning with MHW, reveal evidence that clearly supports these expectations.

For the past 27 years, HIMSS has conducted the annual Leadership Survey as a means to identify and monitor generalized trends within the U.S. healthcare IT marketplace.
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mHealth Summit 2015: Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) Honors Walgreens


mHealth Summit 2015: Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) Honors WalgreensmHealthWatch learned from the floor of the 2015 mHealth Summit that the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) has presented Walgreens with its first Digital Health Innovation Award today during the 7th annual mHealth Summit.

Walgreens is recognized as the first retail pharmacy to launch mobile telemedicine strategies. The award was accepted by Adam Pellegrini, Walgreens divisional vice president of digital health.

At Walgreens, Pellegrini leads the development of new products, services and drives digital medication adherence, deploying best-in-class digital innovations around mHealth, wearables, telemedicine and remote monitoring.
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HIMSS Inks Promising New Strategic Partnership


HIMSS Inks Promising New Strategic PartnershipOn Tuesday, mHealthWatch learned that The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) at HIMSS and the Games for Health Project today announced a strategic partnership.

The objective? According to a provided statement, the overriding goal is to deliver comprehensive resources and business development opportunities to the gaming community.

HIMSS and PCHA are focusing on advancing personal health technologies in care delivery, including mobile and connected health, that empower and engage providers, patients and consumers in health and wellness.
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Microsoft, HIMSS Media Launch Free Webinars for Healthcare IT Professionals


Microsoft, HIMSS Media Launch Free Webinars for Healthcare IT ProfessionalsHIMSS Media and Microsoft announced ahead of the weekend a new series of free webinars.

According to details shared with mHealthWatch, the webinars are designed to enable healthcare IT professionals to enhance their expertise in analytics, mobile technology, and cloud computing topics.

The four webinars announced include the following:
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The Personal Connected Health Alliance Officially Launches


The Personal Connected Health Alliance Officially LaunchesOn Tuesday, Continua Health Alliance, mHealth Summit and HIMSS announced their partnership in launching the Personal Connected Health Alliance.

The effort is billed as an international non-profit organization intended to represent the consumer voice in personal connected health.

According to a statement provided to mHealthWatch, PCHA will build upon the global reach, leadership and resources of its founding organizations to empower individuals to better manage their health and wellness from anywhere, at any time, with stronger links between consumers, their social networks and providers.
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Secure Messaging Solutions Take Center Stage HIMSS14


Secure Messaging Solutions Take Center Stage HIMSS14More so this year than any other, last week’s presentation of HIMSS14 highlighted an enormous array of mHealth solutions and platforms related to secure messaging.

One of the stand-out presenters was iPatientCare, Inc., a provider of mHealth and cloud-based ambulatory EHR and Integrated Practice Management solutions. The company was on hand at HIMSS14 to showcase its iPatientCare Secure Messaging solution.
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