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National eHealth Collaborative (NeHC) re- cently released “Health Information Exchange


Roadmap: The Landscape and a Path Forward,” a no-cost, downloadable resource that offers stakeholders a clear picture of efforts being undertaken by both the public and private sectors to create and implement the building blocks for widespread deployment of interoperable health information exchanges (HIE).


More than 75 experts and industry leaders contributed their insight and experience to make this valuable title happen. In it, they provide an understanding of how these diverse approaches fi t together into a cohesive strategy for nationwide HIE.


The HIE roadmap also includes multiple examples of leading HIE-enabling organizations that are leveraging nationally recognized HIE standards to improve patient care, achieve effi ciencies and realize cost savings. Major topics covered in detail include: 1. Office of the National Coordinator (ONC)- led efforts to develop nationally recognized


EVENTS JUNE


The Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) 2012 Annual Meeting, June 7-10, Orlando, is the place to discover today’s imaging informatics essentials and trends. Educational sessions, exhibit hall hours and networking opportunities provide for dynamic interaction between practitioners and vendors. www.siim2012.org


America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Institute


2012, June 20-22, Salt Lake City, invites you to join thousands of health insurance decision makers and guest speaker Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP, for a unique combination of educational sessions and workshops focused solely on health insurance issues. www.ahip.org/Conferences/Institute2012


HFMA’s 2012 ANI Healthcare Finance Conference, June 24-27, Las Vegas, presents how-to solutions for pressing challenges like reform, value, clinical transformation, accountable care and revenue cycles. www.hfmaconference.org


SEPTEMBER


The 2012 American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) 48th


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standards that can be leveraged by local HIE initiatives and how those standards work in harmony with local efforts to create a cohesive strategy for market-driven interoperability; 2. Examples of where national standards are currently being leveraged by diverse market- based initiatives to provide innovative HIE functionality and services; and 3. A four-phase roadmap of the major steps communities can follow to accelerate prog- ress toward the realization of a widespread and successful deployment of interoperable EHRs, connected health IT tools and real- time information sharing through HIE. Download this publication at www.nationalehealth.org/hie-roadmap.


Annual Conference & Exposition, Sept. 22-25, Denver, will feature more than 150 exhibitors and plenty of opportunities for networking and knowledge sharing on state-of-the-art services in healthcare HR. www.ashhra.org/conference/2012/index.shtml


OCTOBER


The 84th AHIMA Convention & Exhibit, Oct. 1-3, Chicago, will draw HIM professionals from all areas of health informatics and information management for an intense focus on HIM’s global transformation. Learn how to implement some of the most important changes in HIM history. Pre- convention workshops take place Sept. 29-30. www.ahima.org/events/convention


NOVEMBER


RSNA 2012 – The 98th Scientific Assembly & Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Nov. 25-30, Chicago, is the premier scientifi c and educational forum in radiology. Learn about the latest trends in radiologic research and attend cutting-edge technical exhibitions with 60,000 colleagues from around the world. www.rsna.org/Annual_Meeting.aspx


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