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Interoperability at HIMSSHIMSS15: Transforming Health
April 12-16, 2015
Chicago IL
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HIMSS15 will be in Chicago this year for a week of dynamic education, networking and the latest technology solutions. The theme is transforming health – through the power of information – through innovation, engagement, leadership, connectivity and more. Like the past few years interoperability at HIMSS will play a big part in the event.

Opening Keynote: The Roadmap to Interoperability for Health Information Exchange
April 12, 2015 — 8:15 AM – 9:15 AM CT
The work to enhance interoperability has become particularly urgent with the need to address the national priority of better and more affordable care, leading to better population health. This session will address HHS’s Roadmap for Nationwide Interoperability and how they are working with the healthcare industry to ensure some of the key building blocks are in place.

Health Information Exchange Symposium
Interoperability Driving Innovation – Advancements in interoperability have enabled the development of a wide variety of models for health information exchange (HIE). The characteristics of exchange continue to vary by region and market structure, but leveraging of interoperability with clear business strategies in conjunction with targeted public policies are providing a foundation for HIE usability, value and growth. Discover how to evaluate initiatives shaping interoperability and sustainability in the context of HIE-enabled applications. Learn more.

Enabling Medical Device Data Interoperability to Facilitate Clinical Care Processes
April 12, 2015 — 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CT
Data interoperability among health care professionals and care management systems cannot be complete without incorporating data from medical devices. This session analyzes the role medical devices play in patient management, and review how data interoperability from medical devices to care management systems optimizes point of care decision making.

HIE and Interoperability Leadership Council Meetup
April 14, 2015 — 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT
HIMSS Spot | North Building, Hall B
HIE and interoperability volunteer leaders are invited to discuss their groups’ progress and share ideas about future collaboration. A terrific opportunity for this council to strategize about next year’s goals. Don’t miss this Meetup.

Interoperability and Innovative Health Information Exchange
April 12, 2015 — 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM CT
Interoperability and standards are allowing for broad connectivity for the purposes of health information exchange. This session looks at unique and high value functions that have been introduced by both private and public health information exchanges across the nation. The result is using HIE to increase value not just meet requirements.