Posts Tagged ‘himss’

How to Become a Speaker at Health IT Conferences

If you’ve ever sat through a speech or presentation at a health IT conference and thought to yourself, ‘I could do that,’ you’re right—you could. From large national events like HIMSS and Epic UGM to smaller local meetups, organizers of these events are always looking for speakers with specialized expertise. Sharing your knowledge with your […]

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The Clinical IT Executive: A Critical Role in an Evolving Field [Infographic]

In the 27th annual HIMSS Leadership Survey released in late February, 282 IT executives and professionals identified generalized trends within the U.S. healthcare IT marketplace and challenges they face as health IT leaders. Of all surveyed, 71% of respondents said their organization employs a clinical IT leader, such as a Chief Medical Information Officer or Chief […]

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The 9 Best HIT Quotes from HIMSS16

In case you missed it, the 2016 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition was Feb. 29 – March 4 in Las Vegas, where 41,885 health IT professionals and enthusiasts descended on the Venetian, Palazzo and Sands Expo Center to hear industry leaders speak on the past, present and future of health IT. The event kicked off as […]

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ICYMI: The Best Tweets from HIMSS16

With millions of impressions, 143,164 Tweets by the beginning of day three and even encouraging a national Twitter trend, attendees at 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition were all a-twitter on Twitter about what the conference had to offer, from keynote speakers Michael Dell and Peyton Manning to the HealthTech Demo Zone to those ever-increasing lines for caffeine. Download our Free eBook: […]

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5 Things to Look Forward to at HIMSS16

While the first HIMSS conference debuted in 1962 with only 54 attendees (and the exhibition didn’t debut until 1983 with ten exhibitors), the present-day HIMSS Conference and Exhibition draws in a lot more healthcare IT industry interest. The conference, held Feb. 29 – March 4 in Las Vegas, Nev., will have more than 500 speakers […]

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What Great Healthcare IT Leaders Are Tweeting About

With HIMSS 2016 right around the corner (Feb. 29 – March 4 in Las Vegas, NV), the health IT world is placing its bets on what the hot industry topics will be at the annual conference. Healthcare IT News recently compiled a list of more than 35 great healthcare IT leaders who will be engaging […]

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How Hospitals Can Identify Health IT Benefits [Infographic]

In the beginning, the benefits of health IT for patients and their families were to reduce paperwork, help doctors coordinate patients' care, protect their patient info, reduce unnecessary tests, ensure the correct medication is prescribed and allow patients to access their own records. Years after the inception of moving paper medical records to electronic, health IT benefits […]

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