COVID-19 Updates

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Good Morning from Portugal: Focus on a New Agenda for Europe

Beyond COVID-19, it will be essential to strengthen Europe's resilience, boost citizens' confidence in health and social care models and keep the momentum for member states to accelerate digital transition as a driving force for resilience, economic recovery and sustainability. This session shares key highlights on health, information and technology from the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Good Morning from Italy: Focus on Cybersecurity for Providers and Patients

In this session, health and cybersecurity leaders discuss technology, strategy and governance to address an increased number of threats and secure data for maximum fluidity beyond COVID-19. The HIMSS Italian Community also shares how the recently published ENISA guidelines, best practices and actionable advice can be leveraged to increase the protection of providers and patients alike.

Digital Health, Big Data, and What Pharma Learned from COVID-19

Join HIMSS for this wide-ranging discussion to learn what the digital ecosystem looked like for pharma before COVID and how it may change post-pandemic to accelerate product development and enhance patient-centricity.

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Cybersecurity Risk Management During a Pandemic: CISOs Share Best Practices and Lessons Learned

In this special HIMSS webinar three respected healthcare security leaders describe the COVID-19 pandemic's frontline and how the industry confronted the security challenges thrust upon it by the pandemic.

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Italy and Germany Facing COVID-19

As Europe is now at the center of the COVID-19 crisis, public health response strategies and hospital infrastructures are being tested, the hardest way. View this on-demandwebinar as our speakers Henning Schneider, CIO, Asklepios Kliniken Gmbh & Co. Kgaa and Elena Sini Group CIO, GVM Care & Research, both HIMSS Board Members, compare the situation and approach of two very different health systems in Europe: Italy and Germany

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The Washington Perspective: A Fireside Chat with the ONC National Coordinator

National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Donald Rucker and HIMSS President and CEO Hal Wolf discuss the various requirements of ONC's 21st Century Cures Act regulations and the critical need for interoperability to address the current global pandemic.

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The Forgotten Ones: COVID-19's Impact on the Underserved Communities

A panel of thought leaders explores issues, including access to care and social determinants of health, being amplified by COVID-19 and how to change the narrative between health systems/providers and underserved communities.

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Faster, Better Together: Health Systems Lessons Learned in Tackling COVID-19

Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, executive vice president and chief clinical officer for Providence, shared her experience at ground zero in the U.S. for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19s Impact on the Near and Long Term Future of US Healthcare

Leaders from Healthbox and two well respected healthcare provider executives, Andrew Lozier, Head of New Ventures & Business Incubation, OhioHealth and Sylvia Romm, Chief Innovation Officer, Atlantic Health System discuss the near term future as the United States battles COVID-19 and then returns to a new normal.

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Crisis-Ready: How Sparrow Health's Digital Infrastructure Enabled Seamless Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sparrow Health's Dr. Michael Zaroukian will highlight the key role of infrastructure in enabling a seamless shift from in-person to virtual care, while continuing to optimize patient outcomes and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Accelerating Health Systems' Digital Transformation: Why Digital Health Must Be the New Standard in a Post-COVID-19 World

Highlighting the guidance from the WHO Global Strategy on Digital Health, leading health and tech experts discuss the framework adjustments needed to harness our digital capabilities and create data ecosystems that efficiently tackle future crises.

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