HIMSS

The official HIMSS hashtag guide

Similar to its vibrant membership community, HIMSS also nurtures over twenty year-round, topically-driven social media communities – all of which are represented in this hashtag guide. These communities share ideas and resources, host Twitter chats, convene meetups, and attend live events with the mission of advancing the industry’s collective understanding of topics that matter to

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Healthcare Blockchain A Path to Success in 2018

Most healthcare data today exists in healthcare organizations within various data silos. Information sharing is either absent or extremely limited. In our first blog post, the HIMSS Blockchain Work Group set out on a course to provide thought leadership, best practices and key use cases for how blockchain technology might affect the healthcare ecosystem in

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A guide to Blockchain at HIMSS18

Blockchain effectively broke into healthcare last year at HIMSS17 and has since been picking up steam. Whether its promise of enabling secure access to medical records, streamlining hospital revenue cycle, improving information exchange and interoperability or enabling a new era of precision medicine and value-based care, the distributed digital ledger technology holds promise to disrupt

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HIMSS18 Interoperability Showcase puts focus on opioid epidemic, transplants and more

The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase is a perennial favorite at the annual conference, visited by thousands of attendees looking to see use case demonstrations of data exchange at work. This year, the 34,000-square-foot exhibition will offer ample opportunity to talk with more than 80 vendors, providers and other stakeholders as you watch technology (120-plus systems) in

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Precision Medicine Symposium: Journey to the Summit Using Clinical and Business Intelligence

Precision medicine is a fast-evolving field of healthcare that is approaching the mainstream tipping point. Clinical and business intelligence (C&BI) is instrumental in transitioning precision medicine to routine care by delivering analytics, data interoperability and data sharing among the ecosystems stakeholders (laboratories, health systems, pharma, EMR vendors, research and payers) to inform decision-making in the

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Opening Keynote: Leverage Points to Advance Interoperability

Today, there is an array of domains in which public and private sector efforts are working to advance interoperability. What remains unclear is the extent to which these are occurring synergistically and whether they are addressing the points of greatest leverage to speed progress. In this session, we will ask national thought leaders to share

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