Booth Roundup at HIMSS20

When: March 9-13, 2020
Where: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL
Hashtag: #HIMSS20

The HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition brings together nearly 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and market suppliers from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference.

Here are some booths at HIMSS20 that you should definitely check out.

Arcadia Customers to Demonstrate How to Make Value-Based Care Profitable at HIMSS20 Booth #3903
Arcadia (@ArcadiaHealthIT), a widely-recognized leader in population health management, announced that five of its notable and innovative clients will present educational sessions at the healthcare industry’s premier annual event, 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition, where they will detail their strategies to achieving success in Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial value-based payment models in partnership with Arcadia and the Arcadia Analytics platform. Additionally, be sure to swing by the for the HealthcareNow Radio Popup Studio: Tuesday, March 10, 1:30 – 2:00 pm ET

J2 Global Booth #5185
J2 Global (@J2Global) will feature in-booth learning activities as well as take part in the Interoperability Showcase Hall E, Booth #8300
– Healthcare Scene Meet Up: “Easing the Pain of Prior Authorization: Operational Advice for Healthcare Providers ” – March 10, 2:15 – 3 pm
– HealthcareNOW Radio Pop Up Studio: “A Look at the Top 5 Trends Everyone is Talking about at HIMSS20” – March 11, 10:30 – 11 am
– Lightning Session: “Path to Digital Interoperability” –  March 12, 11:45 – 12:05 pm

GlobalMed Booth #6089
HealthcareNOW Radio will be bring their Pop-Up Studio to the GlobalMed (@GlobalMed_USA) booth on Wednesday, March 11 at 3:30 pm eastern time. Dr. Nick, host of The Incrementalist show on HealthcareNOW Radio, will interview several global virtual care experts including Yaya Mbaoua, CEO of The Mbaoua Group. Mbaoua will also present on Thursday, March 12, in a lecture hall session titled, “Transforming Africa’s Health Crisis with Telemedicine.” GlobalMed will host a wine and whiskey happy hour on Wednesday, March 11 from 4:30-5:30 pm in booth 6089. Telemedicine experts will showcase integration enhancements to its virtual health platform, introduce a backpack telehealth exam station, and feature a lighter, more affordable exam camera. And finally, GlobalMed, will showcase integration enhancements to its virtual health platform eNcounter®, introduce a backpack telehealth exam station, and offer a lighter, more affordable exam camera.

Medicomp Systems Booth #3559
This year at HIMSS Medicomp Systems (@MedicompSys) will showcase solutions that fix EHRs by transforming unstructured data into usable information, help with HCC compliance, and integrate NLP solutions into Quippe’s clinical data engine. Come visit Medicomp for a virtual guide through the Quippe experience, a demonstration of a new NLP solution integrated with Quippe, and a state-of-the-art HIS being built by Holy Name using Quippe as the clinical AI engine. Don’t miss the HealthcareNOW Radio Pop-up Studio on Tuesday at 3pm ET for a conversations on emergence of AI, usability design, and the role of nursing in health IT decision. Attendees are welcome to join our reception on Tuesday and Wednesday from 4-6 pm.

NextGate Booth #3128 Let’s Talk About a National Patient Identifier
Join NextGate (@NextGate) on Wednesday, March 11 / 1:00 – 1:45 PM
Poor patient matching and identification have been an incessant, vexing issue for healthcare constituents. Despite years of deliberation, no national strategy has emerged to accurately and consistently match individuals to their health data. Many argue that innovation and industry progress have stifled due to the lack of a universal patient identifier.  Join our panel of experts Julie Pursley Dooling, MSHI, RHIA, CHDA, FAHIMA (@julezd) from AHIMA, Ben Moscovitch (@benmoscovitch) from The Pew Charitable Trusts, Mark J. Segal, PhD, FHIMSS (@msegal111) of Digital Health Policy Advisors, NextGate’s Dan Cidon (@dcidon), and moderator John Lynn (@techguy) of Healthcare IT Today, as we explore the complexities of universal patient identifiers: the pros and cons, the technological and regulatory requirements, barriers to adoption, and how a mandated identifier works (and doesn’t) in other countries.

Capsule Technologies Booth #2441
Capsule Technologies (@capsule_tech), a global provider of medical device integration, clinical surveillance, and patient monitoring for hospitals and healthcare organizations, announced that their systems passed all required tests at the IHE North American Connectathon, which took place January 20 to 24 in Cleveland, Ohio. Capsule has participated in the IHE Connectathon testing for the past 10 years. While at HIMSS this year, Capsule Technologies will showcase their fully integrated Bernoulli Clinical Surveillance and Capsule Medical Device Integration Platform (MDIP) which empowers clinicians with simplified workflows and timely, actionable insights for improved patient safety. Capsule’s MDIP captures streaming data from virtually any medical device and transforms it to context-rich information for clinical documentation, alarm management, patient surveillance, decision support and research systems. This approach helps create an environment in which enhanced patient safety and overall satisfaction are achieved through better collaboration and communication.

DrFirst Booth #3220
DrFirst (@DrFirst) will showcase its technologies to improve information sharing and collaboration among the entire care team. Its patented SmartSigSM AI revolutionizes the quality and usability of medication histories. BacklineR care collaboration solution, with telehealth, increases the efficiency, speed, and quality of care in any setting. DrFirst’s solutions improve price transparency, gaps in care, patient engagement, medication adherence, medication management, and more. Attendees can see the new virtual reality game to fully experience how critical speed and agility are to connect the HealthiverseTM.” Don’t Miss Demos: March 10 at 10:30 AM – SmartSigSM: AI for Modern Med Rec; March 11 at 10:30 AM – BacklineR: Care Collaboration in Action

HMS Booth #680-05
HMS (@HMSHealthcare) will showcase their Population Health Management platform, which provides a whole-person view of patients through a lens of medical claims data and socioeconomic factors that provide insights on patient engagement strategies. To effectively care for the whole person in a value-based environment, healthcare organizations must shift their focus from sick care to well care. Predictive and prescriptive analytics enable care management to proactively engage patients and coordinate the right care intervention at the right time to address hidden and rising risk. With the launch of our population health management platform, healthcare organizations now have a better approach to proactively manage care for all members to drive better outcomes.

Linguamatics Booth #6343
Close to 80% of clinical records are locked in unstructured formats that are difficult to access and analyze. Linguamatics’ (@Linguamatics) AI-based NLP platform allows clinicians and researchers to extract and transform text into quantitative, actionable insights that advance positive health outcomes. Find the Linguamatics team in IQVIA’s booth #6343, where they will demonstrate how their Natural Language Processing (NLP) platform gleans insights from pathology reports, radiology reports and clinical notes. Linguamatics’ NLP supports key applications including, predictive risk models, quality measures reporting, prior authorization, clinical research and Real-World Evidence outcomes.

The Israel Pavilion #2547

Medial EarlySign
The health AI company utilizes proprietary machine learning algorithms to analyze ordinary EHR data already collected in the course of routine care to help health systems with early detection and prevention of high-burden diseases. EarlySign’s (@MedialEarlySign) solutions are used by healthcare institutions including Kasier Permanente, Geisinger and others to flag individuals at risk of serious conditions, including flu, lower GI disorders, prediabetes progression to diabetes, kidney damage and more. EarlySign will showcase its range of machine learning-based solutions. Come meet the new CEO Dr. Jeremy Orr, a board-certified family physician, to discuss AI and machine learning in clinical practice, including pragmatic examples, commentary and insights.

Theranica Booth #2547
Come see Nerivio™, a New Wearable Device for Migraine Treatment at Theranica (@theranica). The new FDA-authorized prescribed wearable device for treatment of acute migraine aims to break the paradigm for traditional prescription migraine medications. The device was recently named by TIME Magazine as one of the Best Inventions of 2019. Placed on the upper arm, it uses smartphone-controlled electronic pulses to wirelessly stimulate a Conditioned Pain Modulation (CPM) response to mitigate pain and keep track of migraine episodes.

Spectralink Booth #4679
Spectralink (@SpectralinkCorp) is introducing & showcasing its mobility intelligence platform, AMIE, at HIMSS 2020, Mar. 9-13, Booth #4679. A call performance and device health monitoring software for Spectralink devices, AMIE is designed for healthcare, retail, and manufacturing companies seeking to drive greater operational efficiency and adoption of mobile solutions. It was developed to help businesses optimize their mobile workflows by providing clear visibility into mobile device and voice performance, turning system data into actionable insights.

Visiquate Booth #8200-38/Innovation Live
VisiQuate (@VisiQuate) is an expert managed analytics service that helps clients achieve peak business health. Its business analytics integrate and simplify complex big data from multiple sources and deliver meaningful insights, prediction pathways, and actionable workflows. VisiQuate’s virtual Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer and 24/7 data analyst, Ana, uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to help clients discover hidden root causes, trends, and opportunities. At HIMSS20, Visiquate will provide an example of this via an end-user Assistant VP of Revenue Management, who can discuss his demonstrated record of strong revenue cycle operations including charge development, charge capture and rate setting.

Vivify Health Booth #6365
Vivify Health (@VivifyHealth), the developer of the nation’s leading connected care platform for holistic patient care and engagement, will introduce its new business intelligence and reporting capabilities at HIMSS20. Vivify will demo its mobile, cloud-based platform that powers holistic remote care management through personalized care plans, biometric data monitoring, multi-channel patient education and functionality configured to each patient’s unique needs. The comprehensive, content-rich platform and turnkey workflow services enable providers to intuitively scale and maximize value across populations.

Vocera Booth #2959
Vocera Communications, Inc. (@voceracomm) will showcase enterprise strategies and innovations to improve clinician well-being and patient safety during educational sessions and product demos at HIMSS20. Don’t miss the lightning session with Vocera CNO Rhonda Collins, DNP, RN, FAAN on the impact of cognitive overload on clinicians, Wednesday, March 11, at 10:15 a.m. And on Thursday at 1:00 p.m., Hardin Memorial Hospital’s Deanna Parker, MBA, MHA, BSN, AVP of emergency services will lead a session on improved communication, patient care and staff safety. In their booth, Vocera will launch unique wake words to interact with their award-winning Smartbadge, providing an enhanced hands-free communication experience that enables users to interact instantly with their wearable device without touching it.

CTG #Meeting Place O1
At CTG’s (@CTGinc) meeting space, #MPO1, learn about the IT consultancy’s solutions that turn EHRs into a fully usable vehicle for patient care in the value-based era. Just some of these solutions include optimizing EHRs for patient engagement and the collection of SDoH, and robust testing solutions to identify defective workflows in EHRs that hinder usability and put patient safety and revenue at risk. Also, be sure to check out CTG’s co-speaking session with customer Piedmont Health, “M&A Success Story: A CIO’s Strategy for Single EHR Integration.”