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June 2022 News

June is bringing the famous North Carolina heat and humidity. We hope all of you are beating the heat. Let’s celebrate father’s this month. Networking Lunches This month, we have coordinated networking lunches from 11 am-1 pm to allow our NC HIMSS members and associates an opportunity to come together to share ideas and meet…

May 2022 News

May is bringing May flowers, as the saying goes, but also Mother’s Day and graduations. Let’s celebrate mother’s and celebrate graduates that will be joining the field of healthcare bringing with them their energy and perspective. NC HIMSS Annual Conference, May 24 – 25 Learn to navigate the future of healthcare information & technology: New!…

April 2022 News

Spring has arrived in North Carolina, bringing blooming flowers and the dreaded pollen. The HIMSS Global Conference was held in sunny Orlando from March 14 to 18. Hopefully, you got a chance to connect with us at the Mid-Atlantic chapter networking reception (see highlights below). NC HIMSS Annual Conference, May 24 – 25 Learn to…

August 2021 News

Many of our kids are back to school, which brings both challenges and excitement. Details of COVID vaccinations across NC are available here. Thank you to everyone who is a part of getting our state vaccinated. NC HIMSS Annual Conference October 14 & 15 We are excited to host our annual conference in person! Navigating…

July 2021 News

Many of us may be taking some much-needed vacation and we hope all of you take the time to refresh and come back excited for the opportunities in front of us. Details of COVID vaccinations across NC are available here. Thank you to everyone who is a part of getting our state vaccinated. NC HIMSS…

June 2021 News

This month offers many ways to support the people around us. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Wear purple and learn more here on how to raise awareness. Father’s day was June 20. We celebrate fathers and bring awareness to men’s health. We also want to recognize Juneteenth celebrations happening across our state. Details…

Global Health Equity Week

Read Full Article October 19 – 23, 2020 HIMSS is excited to announce Global Health Equity Week, an experience complete with a lineup of daily events and activities in support of the following topics: Maternal health Patient identification and safety Public health data modernization Telehealth Supporting Healthy Communities #healthequity

Sentara Healthcare, Cone Health plan to merge

The combined entities will have $11 billion in assets. Cone insists there will be a heavy corporate presence on the combined board.
By Rose Hoban

In a surprise to many people in the Piedmont Triad, Greensboro-based Cone Health announced its intent to merge with Norfolk, VA-based Sentara Healthcare early Wednesday morning.

New Hanover County commissioners OK sale of the county hospital

New Hanover Regional Medical Center will become part of Novant Health, the county board of commissioners decided this week.
By Liora Engel-Smith

The biggest county-owned hospital system in the state is about to change hands, pending review by North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein. If approved, the sale is expected to be finalized early next year, the hospital said in the statement.

Here are doctors’ 4 biggest needs, and how technology companies can address them

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven rapid adoption of digital health technologies, and doctors see the potential for innovations like augmented intelligence to play a bigger role in care delivery in the next five years.

But to ensure the digital health boom lasts beyond the pandemic, physicians say these technologies need to address their biggest needs around interoperability and improved workflow, according to a recent report from Deloitte.