Conference guide: News and analysis from HIMSS 2014

Last updated:January 2014

Editor's note

More than 300 educational sessions covering all aspects of health IT will be presented at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society annual conference in Orlando, Fla., from Feb. 23 to 27. HIMSS 2014 will host more than 300 educational sessions covering all aspects of health IT, including mobile health, data interoperability and clinical and business intelligence.

Presenters will share their ideas on the use of healthcare technology and speak about current policies and potential reform. In addition, more than 1,200 exhibitors will be on the conference floor sharing their products and lessons learned from various health IT technology implementations. The impending ICD-10 and meaningful use stage 2 deadlines are sure to be among the major topics causing buzz at the conference.

1From the conference room floor

The HIMSS conference is one of the biggest health IT gatherings of the year and presenters will share information and opinions on a wide range of health IT topics. A few surprises will likely turn up, as well. From Feb. 23 to 27 look here for breaking industry news and reaction from conference-goers. SearchHealthIT News Director Don Fluckinger will be onsite covering the event.

2HIMSS 2014 pre-conference news and tips

Before heading out to HIMSS 2014, check here for conference previews and for the latest health IT news that might be discussed at the show. The industry in 2014 faces major health IT deadlines, including ICD-10 and stage 2 of meaningful use. Those topics, among others, will be a focus of this year's HIMSS event.