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December 17 — TN HIMSS Holiday Party

December 17 — TN HIMSS Holiday Party

It's that time of year again, and we all deserve a night off to celebrate the holiday season. Safely connect with old friends and colleagues at the most popular TN HIMSS event where you can have an opportunity to network with some of the state's healthcare leaders and...

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October 19-23: HIMSS Global Health Equity Week

October 19-23: HIMSS Global Health Equity Week

This initiative is focused on displaying the potential of health information and technology to transform health and support the elimination of health disparities. HIMSS will highlight digital health as a bridge to patient wellness through topics including:  Maternal...

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November 12 – Diversity and Inclusion Listening Session

November 12 – Diversity and Inclusion Listening Session

Register For Free Today! Join TN HIMSS for a listening session as part of our efforts to help improve Diversity and Inclusion among our membership and the communities in which we serve. We are interested in hearing from you, our members. Your opinions and feedback are...

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October 29th — TN HIMSS’ Summit20

October 29th — TN HIMSS’ Summit20

Virtually join us for TN HIMSS's annual summit -- Summit20 -- on October 29th. This unique, one-day virtual educational event is packed with the latest industry trends and thought-provoking topics presented by health information technology (HIT) leaders. With a...

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“Change Starts Here”

“Change Starts Here”

A statement from TN HIMSS There have been too many recent events highlighting inequality, injustice, and racial inequities.  Unfortunately, these recent events are not isolated incidents.  Far too frequently, these senseless, tragic events are rooted in...

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Keeping the Tipping Point Tipped for Telehealth

Keeping the Tipping Point Tipped for Telehealth

by Miriam Paramore, President, OptimizeRx Telehealth has emerged as the safest and most viable way to ensure patients have access to medical care and consults during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. While telehealth is not new, it is experiencing unprecedented...

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TN HIMSS HIT Accelerator Marches On

TN HIMSS HIT Accelerator Marches On

By Eric Thrailkill, TN HIMSS President and SVP of BI and AnalyticsEnvision Healthcare Under the leadership of VP of Education and BOD Member, Will Rice, the Tennessee HIMSS HIT Accelerator marches on through the Spring Semester I had the opportunity to visit with the...

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Telehealth and Its Impact on the COVID-19 Pandemic

Telehealth and Its Impact on the COVID-19 Pandemic

by Josh Scales, Manager/Healthcare Consultant at LBMC Since the emergence of the COVID-19 virus, healthcare providers across the country have rallied together to stop the spread of the virus. For providers, telehealth has been a very important tool when managing the...

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How Can Health IT Help In The COVID-19 Battle

How Can Health IT Help In The COVID-19 Battle

From telehealth to data analytics to artificial intelligence, how will Health IT contribute to the COVID-19 battle? Tell us your thoughts in this running blog. The “Apollo 13” scene where NASA engineers are challenged to repurpose a CO2 filter — “We have to...

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