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HIMSS APAC Australia Digital Dialogue Series | Episode 1: Western Australia

The Australia Digital Dialogue series explores the opportunities for digital health today to support the ongoing response to COVD-19 and the improvement of clinical, social and economic health and care outcomes. Health leaders and technology experts also share how they are accelerating the digital health transformation and making it the new norm.

The Impact of Telehealth on Provider Education

In this webinar, Dr. Ragan DuBose-Morris from the Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Judd Hollander from Thomas Jefferson University, and Rachel McCrickard of therapist tele-supervision platform Motivo talk about the changing landscape of provider education, the specific challenges their organizations have faced over the last few months, and how telehealth educators or education platforms can most effectively guide learning throughout COVID-19 and the digitalization of healthcare.

HIMSS Co-Leads Effort to Secure $100 Million in House Appropriations Bill for CDC Public Health Infrastructure Modernization

Innovation in Action: Easing the Burden on Clinicians and Patients with Machine Learning

This webinar discusses how COVID-19 put machine learning and AI projects on the fast track throughout healthcare and if this accelerated path will continue when COVID-19 is in the rearview mirror.

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Reports on healthcare and cross-sector cybersecurity

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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ONC Releases Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Resources

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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CMS Issues Guidance to States on Using Health Information and Technology to Fight the Opioid Epidemic

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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Blurred Lines: Healthcare Technology Management’s Future Tied to IT

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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Healthcare worker during a pandemic

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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Is the Digital Health Bubble Bursting?

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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