The Top Takeaways from HIMSS 2019
HIMSS 2019 wraps up in Orlando, Florida today after five days of healthcare industry learning and collaboration. If you missed anything from the show, MarketScale has you covered.
Make sure to read up on the key themes, events and speeches that HIMSS Senior Director of Strategic Communications Karen Groppe made note of if you have not already.
Innovation is why people come to events like HIMSS 2019, and there were plenty of learning opportunities at this year’s show. Augmented reality may be one of the biggest breakthroughs coming to the medical field soon. Artificial intelligence will also provide insight into the human body.
#AR is being used today in real-world applications, perhaps none more exciting than surgery! #HIMSS19 @ATTBusiness #ATTInfluencer @daniel_kraft #magicleap @magicleap @magicleapdevs #medtech #healthcare @Jennifer_Espo pic.twitter.com/XslTyE9vu6
— Evan Kirstel (@EvanKirstel) February 12, 2019
— #Healthcare 😷 🌐 (@HealthcareLdr) February 12, 2019
On Friday morning, Dr. Don Rucker, the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in the Department of Health and Human Services of the United States Government gave his thoughts on the industry.
.@donrucker: This is a very international process. We’re actively discussing healthcare across the globe and leveraging standards developed in other countries like #FHIR. #HealthIT #HIMSS19 pic.twitter.com/VSnUVgWPyJ
— ONC (@ONC_HealthIT) February 15, 2019
Different perspectives coming together is a goal of every industry trade show and there was no shortage of it at HIMSS 2019.
.@SiemensHealth's Joerg Aumueller shares how #artificialintelligence has gone from buzzword to clinical routine @Siemens @siemens_press #healthIT #HIMSS19 @JohnNosta @IrmaRaste #ai pic.twitter.com/GoK3O0L8dv
— Evan Kirstel (@EvanKirstel) February 15, 2019
The two goals of the proposed rule are straight forward:
🔹Open up the data in electronic medical records to empower the patients.
🔹Stop information blocking. #NPRM #CuresNPRM #HIMSS19 #HealthIT #EHR pic.twitter.com/3XMeLNeiOq
— MarieGabrielleLaguna (@docprogrammer) February 15, 2019
— Lauren Farah (@Laur_Farah) February 13, 2019
The smartphone is a tool that has to be part of the #healthit conversation, which is part of the drive behind what @ONC_HealthIT is doing, Don Rucker says during #HIMSS19 keynote w/ Hal @HalWolfIII pic.twitter.com/kvMqM0omMz
— Matthew (@mpweinstock) February 15, 2019
It is possible to walk miles on a given day at a trade show the size of HIMMS 2019, but some attendees still mustered up the energy to hit the bike for a good cause.
Final day! Help make wishes come true! Bike-o-meter is at 200 miles. Help Optum donate to @MakeAWish Central and Northern Florida for critically ill children. Come cycle @Optum booth 5979 #HIMSS19. pic.twitter.com/FJncxGqBB8
— Optum (@Optum) February 14, 2019
For others, they found interactive experiences that were less taxing on the body.
— Allison Fantony (Correia) (@AllisonFantony) February 14, 2019
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