The Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society Annual Conference & Exhibition will be hosted at McCormick Place in Chicago from April 12-16, 2015.
The HIMSS 2015 schedule reveals this year's edition will emphasize better interoperability of health data, with three day-long showcases consisting of tips and success stories in this area. Presentations and discussions on how providers can use new technology to improve the delivery of care and the overall patient experience are other topics on the HIMSS 2015 conference calendar. More than 38,000 executives, physicians, vendors and other healthcare professionals are expected to attend.
1After the HIMSS 2015 conference
The news and other announcements made at HIMSS 2015 will be making waves long after conference-goers return home. This section will provide a look at the after-effects of HIMSS 2015 and foreshadow what topics, such as interoperability and ICD-10, will dominate health IT discussions until next year.
2HIMSS 2015 news and analysis
SearchHealthIT reporters will be in attendance at HIMSS 2015, passing along news as it develops at the event. They will also be gathering opinions and insight into the health IT industry through interviews with executives and other healthcare professionals. Check back here during the conference to stay on top of the latest happenings.
Enterprise imaging under the microscope at HIMSS
Representatives of large healthcare systems said their organizations need to advance beyond simple image storage. Read Now
Cerner executive talks Siemens transition
A former Siemens healthcare employee made the same decision some of its customers did and joined up with Cerner. Read Now
Expert encourages cybersecurity support
A former Department of Defense security official thinks the FBI and Department of Homeland Security shouldn't be shy about pitching in to bolster cybersecurity. Listen Now
Wellness wave washes over HIMSS 2015
A keynote speech and numerous exhibits suggest that wellness will remain a topic of interest in healthcare long past this year's HIMSS conference. Read Now
CHIME CIO forum kicks off HIMSS 2015
On the first day of HIMSS 2015, CIOs at the CHIME forum shared their opinions on health data security and interoperability. Read Now
3Conference kickoff and past highlights
To give you an idea of what to expect from the conference, this section will take a preliminary look at what's to be discussed at HIMSS 2015. Also, you can catch up on what happened last year by choosing from a collection of the best of HIMSS 2014.
ONC report explores interoperability opposition
Just before attendees head to HIMSS 2015, ONC released a report about how some providers and vendors are fighting interoperability. Read Now
HIMSS 2015 to test who knows what about interoperability
Organizers expect interoperability to be at the center of presentations and discussions at this year's HIMSS conference. Read Now