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CRC Press is Now the Exclusive Publisher and Distributor for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

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September 22, 2015


CRC Press is proud to announce that it has teamed up with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) to become the exclusive publisher and distributor of HIMSS books. HIMSS is a global voice, advisor and thought leader of health transformation through health IT.

“With increasing pressure worldwide to obtain better value from healthcare, CRC Press is pleased to add these quality titles to our collection of healthcare improvement and healthcare management book,” says John Lavender, Senior Vice President, Publishing and Online Products, CRC Press / Taylor & Francis Group. “By teaming up with HIMSS, CRC Press makes it clear that we are committed to providing our customers with the content they need to make meaningful contributions to the improvement of healthcare delivery for years to come.”

Founded in 1961, HIMSS has more than 61,000 individual members plus about 640 corporate members in both the United States and international markets. Their annual meeting attracts 42,000 delegates, making it the second largest medical conference in the USA. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

The coming together of these two premier organizations will help to ensure that HIMSS continues to provide their members with the latest content in healthcare management, informatics, information management, and information systems.
From electronic health records to nursing informatics, the current list of books published by HIMSS adds to the already impressive and award-winning collection of healthcare management and healthcare improvement titles published by CRC Press and its imprint Productivity Press.

The full collection of HIMSS books is now available from the HIMSS Bookstore at

About CRC Press: CRC Press is a premier publisher of scientific, technology and medical resources, reaching around the globe to collect essential reference material and the latest advances and making them available to researchers, academics, professionals and students in a variety of accessible formats. CRC Press is a member of Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business. For more information, visit

About HIMSS: HIMSS is a global voice, advisor and thought leader of health transformation through Health IT with a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of health, healthcare and care outcomes. As the leading source of Health IT, HIMSS designs and leverages key data assets, predictive models and tools to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers of best practices in Health IT so they have the right information at the point of decision. Through its HIT network of over 1 million experts, over 200 knowledge exchanges and collaborations, including 60,000 plus members, HIMSS drives innovative; forward thinking around best uses of technology in support of better connected care, improved population health and low cost of care. HIMSS is a not for profit, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with additional offices in North America, Latin America, Europe, United Kingdom and Asia. To learn more about HIMSS and to find out how to join us and our members in advancing our cause, please visit our website at
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