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What is Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)?

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Founded by Edward J. Gerner and Harold E. Smalley in 1961, HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) was first named the Hospital Management Systems Society. Over the years, the organization changed its name and moved its headquarters to Chicago, Illinois. As a nonprofit, it is a US 501(c)6 organization. HIMSS has seen enormous growth and change as it has expanded its realm of influence to a more global healthcare audience. HIMSS vision is to "realize the full health potential of every human, everywhere."

HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that healthcare is cost-effective, high-quality, and safe for patients. They work to support this directive by improving education and access to health information technology and health information management systems designed to support the needs of your staff and patients. 

What Does HIMSS Do?

HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) offers services and support solutions to address global health and wellness concerns. HIMSS connects with global health networks as part of the ecosystem that offers insights, networking opportunities, professional tools, and content. 

HIMSS is focused on transforming the quality of digital healthcare while supporting and strengthening relationships between providers. They also focus on inspiring and driving innovation while simultaneously facilitating media insights via full-service events, educational resources, and media soundbites. 

How TempDev Can Help You Make Full Use of Resources

At TempDev, we work to mitigate your pain points and challenges with electronic health records (EHRs) and other healthcare-focused technology. We follow the trends in healthcare and technology to better prepare you for skill sets and infrastructure upgrades as part of the shift in your organization's IT needs. 

TempDev works with you to ensure you can fully integrate with NextGen's custom dashboards, templates, and reporting. With our consulting, training, and support services, we help you to more fully support your team with training while streamlining the integration of healthcare resources and technology with patient-facing digital tools. With our consulting and support, combined with NextGen's software solutions, you're better able to predict, intervene, and prevent patient care concerns. 

TempDev's team offers support for NextGen's Patient Portal, API, and other tools to ensure safety, security, and accessibility better. We help you address the challenges you face, but we also report on valuable resources from HIMSS to help you gain the insights and education you need to ensure better engagement with your patients and more streamlined integration with technology for your practice

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