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HIMSS23 in Chicago: Leading Healthcare Technology Conference

Attendees in the exhibit hall at the HIMSS Global Conference and Exhibition

Chicago’s influential healthcare leaders will converge at the HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition, widely considered the Davos Summit of healthcare and information technology, to discover Health that Connects + Tech that Cares.

General registration is open for HIMSS23, slated for April 17-21 in Chicago. HIMSS23 convenes top healthcare workforce experts and disruptors for can’t-miss experiences for trainings, special forums, education sessions and exhibition.  

The Chicago City Council passed a resolution March 15 to honor HIMSS and extended the city’s heartfelt appreciation and congratulations on the 2023 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition. 

HIMSS23 featured speakers include NFL safety Damar Hamlin, Moody's Mark Zandi, Ben Nemtin of The Buried Life movement, healthcare experts from NBC News, Best Buy Health, HealthPartners, VillageMD and more.  

Chicago Highlights at HIMSS23 

Townhall Discussion: Public-Private Data Modernization for 21st-Century Health Transformation 

Join Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady and other public health leaders as they illuminate opportunities to deliver a modern, responsive public health data infrastructure to advance the bi-directional exchange of information and improve health equity and overall health outcomes. 

Education Session: Equity on Chicago's South Side: Connected Care Technology 

Thirteen provider organizations on Chicago’s South Side, including federally qualified health centers, safety net hospitals and health systems, formed an unprecedented coalition to fundamentally advance access and health outcomes for South Side residents. The coalition’s Healthy Community Model focuses on dramatically improving access and outcomes by addressing critical primary care shortages, targeting chronic disease and behavioral health needs. 

Poster: Strategies to Achieving National Standards of Healthcare Access: A Qualitative Analysis of Cook County Health System 

This analysis will provide a single case analysis using HP30 and Commonwealth Fund metrics for county health access. Using these metrics by county healthcare systems can improve local access to healthcare, improving the U.S.’s HP30 performance and international ranking on access. 

Reception: Greater Illinois Chapter 

Join the Greater Illinois Chapter in Chicago for networking and fun with members from local communities. Attendees are invited to network with friends and peers. 

Thursday Night Special Event: Laugh N’ Roll 

Celebrity stand-up comedian and top touring performer Nate Bargatze will perform at the Wintrust Arena on the McCormick Place campus. Following the laughter, attendees will rock with The Wildflowers, America’s #1 tribute band to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.   

HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition

The HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition is the can’t-miss health information and technology event of the year, where professionals connect for education, innovation and collaboration.

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