Spotlighted HIMSS14 Events

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The 2014 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition will be held on February 23-27 in Orlando this year. It will brings together 37,000+ healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. More than 300 education programs feature keynotes, thought leader sessions, roundtable discussions and e-sessions, plus pre-conference workshops and symposia. Here are some highlights we picked out.

Enhanced HIMSS Interoperability Showcase
Location: Hall F

This year, HIMSS has significantly expanded the Interoperability Showcase by merging it with the Meaningful Use Experience to emphasize how collaborative technology is vital to the realization of connected health and patient empowerment across the U.S. healthcare landscape:

  • See how health IT solution providers’ products can work together to actualize EHR potential for improved outcomes in a live, manned environment
  • Learn how standards-based, interoperable technologies and health information can lead to advancements in safety and quality, health outcomes and managed costs
  • Experience the power of collaboration from the patient perspective

Intelligent Hospital™ Pavilion
Location: Hall E, Booth 8265

The Intelligent Hospital™ Pavilion delivers even more unique use cases and solutions this year, simulating typical real-life scenarios within a hospital environment. The pavilion has nearly doubled in size to feature three new hospital rooms in which technologies will be showcased:

  • Labor and Delivery Room
  • Cardiology Suite
  • Supply Chain Suite

#HITsm Tweetup
Location: HIMSS Spot Lobby C, February 25, 2014 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Join the #HITsm (health IT social media) Twitter community for a unique opportunity to socialize, have fun and even play a game of #HITsm BINGO. Social influencers, onlookers and newbies are all welcome to connect, talk and learn more about this dynamic Twitter community and chat.

Cisco’s 7th Annual Community for Connected Health Summit
Location: Tuesday, February 25, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM ET, Room 414

Fee: Complimentary to employees of healthcare organizations; registration required with code CCCINV

This half-day meeting, which includes a complimentary lunch, provides a forum for networking, innovation and best practice sharing unlike any other. You’ll have a front row seat to the latest innovations improving care delivery. The agenda will feature thought leaders from some of the most prominent healthcare organizations in the world. Prior years have sold out quickly, so don’t delay!

NEW! Connected Patient Learning Gallery
Location: Hall A / Booth 2383

Discover technology tools that aids provider and patient engagement and maintains better personal health at this interactive and hands-on exhibit.  Four themed kiosk showcase a range of innovative health IT products and services:

  • Health Management, featuring patient portal technologies
  • Wellness Social & Behavioral, featuring fitness, weight management, social communities technologies
  • Financial Health, featuring health banking and healthcare payments technologies
  • Home Health, featuring at-home and telemedicine solutions technologies