The HIMSS 2018 conference kicks off in Las Vegas from March 5 to 9, 2018, with over 40,000 health IT professionals, vendors and executives expected to attend. SearchHealthIT editorial director Scott Wallask and associate site editor Tayla Holman will be on site at the conference to attend educational sessions and conduct interviews.
Keynote speakers at the HIMSS 2018 conference include former Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt, Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, Defense Health Agency director Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, Zipline founder and CEO Keller Rinaudo, and Magic Johnson Enterprises chairman and CEO Earvin "Magic" Johnson.
Follow this guide before, during and after the HIMSS 2018 conference for news and analysis, as well as expert interviews and features.
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News from the HIMSS 2018 conference
Couldn't make it to HIMSS this year? We've got you covered with a preview of the hot topics and trends, and news directly from the show floor.
During her session at HIMSS 2018, CMS administrator Seema Verma announced plans to overhaul meaningful use and warned against information blocking. Continue Reading
The healthcare industry's shift toward value-based care is impeded by a lack of standardization and interoperability between EHRs, said one CIO at the 2018 HIMSS conference. Continue Reading
Throughout the week at the 2018 HIMSS conference, health IT vendors and professionals had differing opinions about cloud computing in healthcare. Continue Reading
Reactions to the HIMSS 2018 conference
After the HIMSS 2018 conference ends, the SearchHealthIT team will still be hard at work with post-show analysis and expert features.
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A recap of HIMSS 2017
Need a refresher for last year's conference? This section recaps some of the most popular topics from HIMSS17, as well as surprising news regarding a partnership with a prominent vendor.
The MD Anderson Cancer Center announced at HIMSS17 that it would put its cognitive computing project with IBM Watson on hold following an audit by the University of Texas System Administration. Continue Reading