The 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 value-based, MACRA, the Quality Payment Program, billing, and patient payments.
Patrick Leonpacher – COO of Jellyfish Health
If you haven’t heard of Jellyfish Health check out their new cloud-based scheduling solution BLOOM and their software application Jellyfish Access. Their hashtag campaigns say it all, #WellnessScheduled and #waitingsucks. Follow them on Twitter: @jellyfishhealth
Chris Seib – CTO and Co-Founder of InstaMed
When it comes to healthcare customer’s payment experience, InstaMed thinks it should be seamless and secure. Hear how One Bill and Secure Token fit that bill. Follow them on Twitter @InstaMed
Jon Melling – Partner, Strategic Advisory Services at Pivot Point Consulting
The acquisition of Greythorn our Talent Tuesday partners, rounds out the Vaco family for a complete solution for healthcare providers. Advise on starting the Quality Payment Program is ASAP. We are already in the initial reporting period that will affect your bottom line. Follow them on Twitter @pivotpc
Venkat Sharma – CEO of iHealth Innovations
A strong foundation enables being better able to take advantage of the changing business models like Value-Based-Care, and the emerging MACRA. Find out just what is a “strong foundation”. Follow them on Twitter @RevenueSherpa