On-Demand Episodes Available
Episode 1: Going Virtual: The Future of Care and Healthy Living
Established telehealth leaders discuss COVID-19’s lasting effect on the future of telehealth and other digital tools such as remote patient monitoring, mobile health apps and chatbots. Then an expert panel discusses how we can break stereotypes in virtual care, and opportunities and implications of current advancements in technology to help seniors maximize their quality and length of life. Finally, get a glimpse into the latest health tech advancements designed to optimize your daily environments and improve your wellness routine.
Episode 2: Innovation and Investments: The Year That Tested Digital Health
Governments, companies and providers are coming to grips with a seismic shift in care delivery. Explore insights from COVID-19 and predictions for the next 12 months, addressing care models, digital transformation, investments and collaborations as healthcare seeks to redefine its “new normal.” This episode also addresses consumer preferences regarding cost, privacy, trust and features, including a panel discussion on what investors are experiencing and where the dollars will flow in the last quarter of the year.
Episode 3: What Now? A Roadmap for the Future of Healthcare
Change is inevitable and happening faster than ever in the wake of COVID-19. This episode covers why there is no more “business as usual” and how the next decade of healthcare is projected to evolve. Hear healthcare’s 2021 resolutions, and learn what trends and technology will be most beneficial. Dive into a case study from Virtua Health on information and technology’s role in mergers and acquisitions. How can healthcare organizations make sure they aren’t left behind as innovation ramps up at an unprecedented pace?
Episode 4: Pharma Collaborations With Providers and Innovative Startups
Innovators and unconventional thinkers examine big pharma’s evolving relationships within the healthcare ecosystem. Hear from a panel discussing Mass General Brigham’s announced spend of at least $100 million on a new digital health initiative designed to improve the patient experience and make care more efficient, and learn what pharma companies look for in an innovative startup with potentially disruptive technology. Finally, discover how the role of digital tools in the massive undertaking of COVID-19 vaccine production and distribution is playing out and how past vaccine lessons are helping us navigate this new challenge.
Episode 5: The Future of Disruption
Examine the increase in consumer-centric digital health disruptors and what it means for the long-term healthcare landscape in retail and traditional healthcare settings. As retail giants continue to grow their healthcare presence, they’ve begun to reinvent the healthcare experience and alter patient expectations. How are innovation and transformation officers at traditional health systems adapting to a virtual hospital model? And what do senior isolation and eSports have in common?
Nursing Innovation: Presented by HIMSS and American Nurses Association
HIMSS and the American Nurses Association partnered to launch an exclusive track to increase the voice, opportunity and visibility of nurse-led and nurse-developed innovation. Nurses comprise the largest group of health professionals and are on the front line of care—well equipped to create and develop innovative solutions to address a complex and ever-changing healthcare landscape.
Accelerate Health at HIMSS21 is happening August 11-12, 2021 in Las Vegas!
Examine unconventional ideas, technologies and investments making waves in traditional care delivery systems during this two-day event.
Accelerate Health Advisory Board
The Accelerate Health Advisory Board comprises health innovation experts from across the healthcare ecosystem, including hospitals and health systems, health plans, venture capital investment, pharma, patient advocacy groups and other visionary leaders in the field.
Health 2.0 Cancellation
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Health 2.0 Annual Conference, a HIMSS Event, has been canceled. Over the years, Health 2.0 has debuted hundreds of digital health companies and connected thousands in the health ecosystem on a mission to disrupt the status quo. Now HIMSS is pleased to introduce its novel, innovation-focused content and connectivity platform: Accelerate Health.