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When the CEO of an organization makes a commitment to interoperability it signals a clear vision to the  entire organization. The ONC has created the Interoperability Pledge as a way for strategic thinkers to demonstrate a commitment to strategies and products that support interoperability.  

What is the Interoperability Pledge?

The Interoperability Pledge is an agreement to implement three core commitments in your  organizational vision. 

In the past couple of years conversations have dominated the center stage regarding misinterpretation of the 1996 HIPAA Privacy Rule. The U.S.

Have you registered for the March 29th free community education fair in Salt Lake or the March 30 fair in Provo?

This month we are spotlighting UHIN for their work in healthcare IT interoperability. We would also like to highlight their efforts within the Utah healthcare community. Below is an interview we conducted with Teresa Rivera, CEO and President of UHIN.

What purpose does UHIN service to the Utah healthcare community?

First Published September 30, 2106

Intermountain Healthcare: Telehealth Program Overview

Utah Chapter of HIMSS is proud to sponsor Games4Health 2017, a global student game design competition, hosted by the University of Utah’s Sorenson Center for Discovery & Innovation. Games4Health challenges students and teams to design a game or app that promotes health.
The cHIE is helping to coordinate care across state lines as part of a live “patient-centered data home (PCDH)” exchange with HIEs in Arizona and western Colorado: the Arizona Health-e Connection and Quality Health Network, respectively. Through the PCDH initiative, providers who participate in any of the HIEs can receive secure electronic notifications and patient summaries when their patients have encounters at hospitals in one of the other HIEs’ networks.
The Utah Department of Health and UHIN are collaborating to host the Third Annual Utah Health Information Technology Conference on Tuesday, May 17 at the Salt Lake Community College Miller Campus,...
Press Release: UHIN cHIE users can access patient data from Intermountain Healthcare and the Veterans’ Affairs Health Care System, as well as expanded records from HCA facilities! Authorized cHIE...
IHE USA Monitors Gain Real-World IHE Experience! IHE USA is looking for volunteers to serve as Monitors to verify tests at the IHE North American Connectathon 2016. Monitors are industry...
Utah continues to be a national leader in the development of Health IT solutions that improve the timeliness, quality, and outcomes of care. The Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) is in the...
Utah HIMSS Annual Spring Conference Sponsorship Opportunities
Polina Kukhareva , MS. MPH, PhD Candidate, Biomedical Informatics, University of Utah Polina was born and raised in Saint Petersburg, Russia. She received a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree at...
President’s Message - Julie Beard September has been an exciting month. I hope you were able to join us for our wonderful networking hot luncheon and a very informative ACO, Medical Home and Payment...
UHIMSS November Newsletter President’s Message - Julie Beard We are making great progress as an organization. You will notice that the Advocacy Committee received the highest honor from HIMSS with...
UHIMSS Presidents Message - Julie Beard It has been a whirlwind of membership opportunities in November and in December. While we typically do not schedule multiple events in the same month, the...