Insights from HIMSS16: Four Key Takeaways

By Terry Edwards – I’ve attended the show for the past ten years, and I’ve seen trends evolve over time – some fading quickly, others becoming a constant theme throughout the years – all representing the ever-advancing healthcare landscape. This year, as I walked the HIMSS show floor and had conversations with other executives, physicians and vendors, I noticed the following:

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Another Perspective on #HIMSS16

By Manu Tandon – Population health conversation last year was about maximizing revenue for the organization. Now it’s about identifying and managing cohorts of patients using patient generate data as a source. The best thinking we saw aligns very well with ours.

HIMSS Highlights 2016

Each year at the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition we get together and talk to leading experts to hear just what they have to say about what is going on and where we are going in health IT. Here are some of the people I spoke to.

Dispatch from HIMSS

By John Halamka MD – Every year I walk the HIMSS floor and speak at HIMSS events with the hope that I can distill the conference sensory overload into a few key themes. In the recent past, big data, interoperability, personalized medicine, population health, and wearables were buzzwords in every booth. This year, the buzzwords were replaced by one overarching concept – providers and vendors must innovate or die.