First time or long time attendee, it is always good to know what you are getting into heading to the annual #HIMSS16 Conference. It doesn’t seem possible but each year gets bigger and better. Don’t go without a plan and take in some of these tips and guides to get the most out of the experience.
- Social Media will be bigger than ever this year. Don’t miss out on what is going on. Use and refer to the Official Hashtag Guide when using your virtual realms.
- Meet this year’s Social Media Ambassadors and read first timer, Matt Fisher’s (@Matt_R_Fisher) expectations in HIMSS16: Here I Come.
From those who have been before…
Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum (@LHCQF1)is the efforts of more than 40 health care and consumer groups. It is a neutral, private, not-for-profit organization led by a volunteer Board of Directors, the Quality Forum tasked with planning, promoting and conducting quality improvement initiatives in our state. Read Vegas, Baby: The HIMSS16 Countdown by Jamie Martin (@DavisJamie77) and Nadine (@HITNadine) Robin’s HIMSS16: The Must-Not-Miss List.
Clarity Quest Marketing (@CQmarketing) is a technology and healthcare marketing agency and has put together this Rescue Box for the conference. Travel tips, booth essential, and supplies are all in the box. An even if the emergency list does include an umbrella for Las Vegas, you just never know!! I have been there in a sand storm!
CDW’s annual #HIMSSanity Infographic. Visit them in Booth 3606, It is always a lot of fun! An don’t forget to tweet when you are at their booth (@cdw_healthcare).
Are your Patient’s Protected? 2015: “The Year of the Healthcare Hack”, infographic by Netsurion (@Netsurion). They will be in the CyberSecurity Command Center Kiosk 20. This Command Center is your guide to securing your networks.