HIMSS Highlights Focused Health IT

Reportage Retro Sound Style Microphone Radio OldThe 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition took place on February 19–23, 2017 in Orlando Florida. HIMSS reported 42,287 attendees with 40% working in care delivery settings, 16% in consulting firms, 7% in payer or financial services, 5% government settings, and 30% other. There were 1,249 exhibitors using 600,000 square feet at the convention center. Another year, another HIMSS Conference. What did we learn? What did we see? Who did we talk to?

Hear all our HIMSS17 Highlights on Healthcare NOW Radio.

Here is who I talked to about communications, technical services and solutions, and security.

Dr. Andrew Mellin – CMIO of Spok
Last year we discussed what changes in how healthcare organizations were approaching their communications and how it was moving from segmented and device driven to more enterprise collaboration. Hear Dr. Mellin discuss how we are still moving in this direction and what is new. Follow them on Twitter @SpokTweets
HIMSS17 Highlights – Dr. Andrew Mellin

Brian Edds – VP Product Strategy of Spok
Healthcare is an industry known for a history with paging. Hear why paging is still relevant in healthcare today and how it uses state of the art technology. Follow them on Twitter @SpokTweets
HIMSS17 Highlights – Brian Edds

David Finn – Health IT Officer for Symantec
Recently Symantec did a research report with HIMSS Analytics, find out what it is about and what key findings a healthcare provider should take away from the report. Follow them on Twitter @symantec_health and follow David @DavidSFinn
HIMSS17 Highlights – David Finn

Justin Campbell – Vice President of Strategy for Galen Healthcare
Galen Healthcare just won best in Klas for HIT Implementation Support and Staffing along with technical services. Learn more about their services and who their clients are. Follow them on Twitter @GalenHealthcare
HIMSS17 Highlights – Justin Campbell

Rick Wiseman – National Account Manager for Telecom Brokers
Telecom Brokers is a national distributor of technology solutions and products typically servicing in the health IT space with multiple location physician offices, hospital systems, and mental health facilities. Follow them on Twitter @Telecom_brokers
HIMSS17 Highlights – Rick Wiseman