Program Formats

Conference programming includes a variety of formats to deliver world-class education.

In-person programming includes highly vetted sessions from industry leaders and specialty, niche programs to meet distinct needs. HIMSS is at the forefront covering cutting edge topics impacting the health IT ecosystem.

Keynote Speakers

Top-ranking government officials and world-renowned influencers from around the globe are bringing their leadership, brilliance and inspiration to HIMSS24. Our speakers are sharing how they’re using the latest trends, innovations and emerging technologies to fulfil their vision for the future, come explore with them. You’ll leave keynotes feeling prepared to conquer challenges and reach personal and organizational goals. In an ever-evolving healthcare ecosystem, you can’t miss the expertise and guidance taking the stage in Orlando.

Views from the Top

Enjoy compelling stories and walk away feeling prepared to conquer challenges and reach goals. Leaders from throughout the healthcare landscape are transforming health information and technology and at HIMSS24 you get access to their firsthand experience. You know where we’ve been, let’s see how these visionaries view the future of health.

General Education Sessions

Learn from the industry’s finest speakers—sharing their best practices, applicable tools, and stories from “in the trenches” across our topic areas. All sessions go through a highly vetted peer-review process to ensure only the highest quality presentations make the stage. Many sessions are CE-approved and offer an excellent opportunity to earn continuing education credit for renewal of various accreditations and certifications. Included with all registrations.

Preconference Forums

Jumpstart your week with a topic-focused or role-specific program on Monday—before the general conference and exhibition opens. Each full-day event immerses you in actionable ideas and connections with others who share your interests.

You can select one Forum if you purchase the Conference Plus Pass option or buy an a la carte Forum ticket for $350.

Global Health Policy Connection Sessions

Participate in sessions focused on cross-government collaboration of health information and technology programs. Gain insights into key initiatives, plans, priorities and opportunities—and how policy decisions will impact your organization. Included with all registrations.

Government Sessions

Join experts from all levels of government to learn about current health information and technology-related public policy initiatives like Medicare, information blocking, cybersecurity, and Congressional and state policy actions. These sessions will be offered throughout the week and are included in your conference registration pass.

HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence Sessions

The HIMSS Davies Awards education sessions present replicable roadmaps, including strategies, technology interventions, and information-enabled workflows, demonstrated to produce better care outcomes and improve the health and wellness of the communities they serve.

Industry Solutions Sessions

Join our Industry Solution Sessions to learn from peers that have implemented solutions along with the business partners that are helping them achieve success. Sponsored by market suppliers, these presentations focus on problem sets and real-life, implementable outcomes.