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Interested in how the rapidly changing U.S. healthcare landscape will aff ect patient privacy? “Information Privacy in the Evolving Healthcare Environment,” edited by Linda Koontz, CIPP/US, CIPP/G, and published by HIMSS, 2013, should be a good read for you. Leading health privacy experts explore the meaning of privacy and teach readers how to tackle the healthcare community’s most signifi cant privacy challenges, including: • T e relationship between privacy and medical ethics; • T e synergy between information privacy and security; and

• T e complex legal landscape governing health informa- tion privacy. T is title is available in hardcover or as an ebook from the HIMSS online store at

INFOGRAPHIC Healthcare IT trends

CDW has put together its take on what’s transforming the U.S. healthcare industry and what’s to come.


The 2013 American Society for Healthcare Human Resources

Administration (ASHHRA) 49th Annual Conference & Exposition, Sept. 28-Oct. 1, Washington, D.C., will feature more than 150 exhibi- tors and plenty of opportunities for networking and knowledge sharing on state-of-the-art services in healthcare HR. OCTOBER

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) 2013 Annual Conference, Oct. 6-9, San Diego, will host thousands of professionals engaged in managing the business of medicine. Practice administrators and physician leaders are highly encouraged to consider team participa- tion. More than 356 exhibiting companies shared their industry insights, products and services at MGMA12.

The 85th American Health Information Management Associa- tion (AHIMA) Convention & Exhibit, Oct. 26-30, Atlanta, 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 Oct. 26-27.

NOVEMBER MEDICA 2013 – MEDICA Conferences & Forums, Nov. 20-23,

Düsseldorf, Germany, is billed as the world’s largest medical trade fair for in-patient and out-patient medicine. The event features education courses, lectures, health IT and tech forums, and an incredibly large trade show. Last year’s event included more than 4,554 exhibitors from over 60 countries and 130,600 specialist visitors. DECEMBER

RSNA 2013 – The 99th Scientific Assembly & Annual Meeting

of the Radiological Society of North America, Dec. 1-6, Chicago, is the premier scientific 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.


August 2013


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