HIMSS Recaps and Commentary

What’s a HIMSS without reliving and dissecting it for weeks after as we nurse our HIMSS hangovers? Apparently what happens in Vegas did not stay in Vegas. Let the commentary begin. For more recaps see our post on HealthData Answers.

The death of the mega conference
By Richard Corbridge, Chief Digital & Information Officer at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust – A really interesting perspective on something I sense a lot of people were feeling this year. I am really sorry I did not meet Richard at the Pink Socks meetup. Read more.

6 Key Takeaways from HIMSS18
HIMSS18 is in the rear view mirror, but the annual conference packed 43,000 attendees and considerable opportunities for exploring new trends and information technologies to take back to the office. Read Pivot Point’s Advisory Services leadership team had to share about their takeaways.

HIMSS 2018 Recap
By Catherine Slotnick, Marketing Manager, Ambra Health – What do medical images, Google, Amazon, EHRs, and patient portals have in common? They were all a key part of Ambra Health’s HIMSS 2018 initiatives that focused on #interopdoneright and improved patient care. Read Catherine’s recap.

Five Key Takeaways from HIMSS18
By Brian Ahier, Medicity – Someone that always has his finger on the pulse, Brian lists five of his takeaways.

Looking Back on HIMSS18
By The team at .health – With HIMSS’s recent acquisition of Healthbox, and the undeniable presence of tech giants like Google, Uber Lyft, and Salesforce, change was in the air at this year’s conference. But the tech heavyweights weren’t the only ones shaking things up at HIMSS. Read more.

The No. 1 takeaway from HIMSS 2018: ‘Amazon and Apple and Uber, oh my!’
By Dan Michelson, CEO, Strata Decision Technology – What’s a list without a Becker’s list? Granted there is only one thing on their list but it is a big one – oh my! Read more.

HIMSS Takaways for 2018
By Dan Dodson, Fortified Health Security – While a good bit of my time this year at HIMSS was spent connecting with current and potential clients, it was hard not to pick up on the topics and trends garnering the biggest buzz. With the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas now in the rear-view mirror, here are Dan’s takeaways.