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HIMSS18 Sneak Peek
This issue of Clinical Informatics Insights focuses on HIMSS18 and explores some of the different educational, networking and exhibition offerings for clinicians. Delve in and read about tips and tricks to make the most of networking opportunities and access links to conference resources to help you get the most out of your trip to HIMSS18. Happy New Year!

state of the industry
Learn, Connect, Share: HIMSS18
By Cheryl D. Parker, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, FHIMSS, Clinical Associate Professor - Informatics at The University of Texas at Tyler

In today's world, there are so many opportunities for education such as webinars, online university courses and how-to videos on YouTube. What value do conferences such as HIMSS18 bring?

Strategies for Success
HIMSS Conference: Networking & Education for Everyone
By Tammy Kwiatkoski, Director, Clinical Informatics, HIMSS North America

Even in today's digital world, face-to-face networking is still beneficial to you and your organization-in fact, it's one of the top reasons for attending the HIMSS Annual Conference. Plan ahead and take full advantage of the following education and networking opportunities.
Recognizing the Next Generation of Healthcare Leaders
By Tom Leary, MALA, CAE, FHIMSS, Executive Director, HIMSS Foundation

Nine student leaders, with interests ranging from consumer health informatics to public health, were selected for scholarships this year. To date, the HIMSS Foundation has awarded more than $450,000 in scholarships to 110+ students.

Solving Ambulatory Care Challenges with Electronic Health Records
By Tejal K. Gandhi, MD, MPH, CPPS

Electronic health records offer benefits to both provider and patient, such as ease of communication and access to education. But the ambulatory setting poses some unique challenges.


5 Health IT Trends to Watch at HIMSS18 
Explore how the brightest in health and technology leverage their assets to continually innovate toward a more sustainable healthcare system. The opening day of HIMSS18 affords attendees the opportunity to unpack an array of topics in an immersive pre-conference experience - ensuring that they have actionable insights to put in to practice when they return home. Learn more.
Journey to HIMSS18 - a New Series of Complimentary Webinars
Designed to give you a quick head start on everything you need to know to create a great HIMSS18 experience! From October through February, this series of webinars will provide a weekly exploration focused on hot topics ─ including cybersecurity, data analytics, HIE, innovation and more. Check out the roster of sessions.  
Sharing the News of 2018 HIMSS Awards and Scholarships Recipients 
From outstanding service in health information and technology to ongoing leadership throughout a career, the HIMSS Awards and HIMSS Foundation Scholarships honor members whose achievements and dedication support healthcare transformation through information and technology. Read full details. 
Improving Community Health Outcomes through Telehealth
LCHC’s extensive use of telehealth technology (providing health care over a distance), "store and forward" telemedicine (transmission of still images via secure connection for later interpretation by a health specialist), and remote blood pressure monitoring have earned LCHC recognition from HIMSS, a global non-profit organization that leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information and technology. Read more.
ONC Releases Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) Resources 
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) released its draft Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement (TEFCA) to scale interoperability nationwide and ensure that patients, providers across the care continuum, community and social services, and many more stakeholders can effectively and efficiently participate in interoperability efforts. ONC is providing a 45-day comment period to TEFCA with comments due by February 20, 2018.


By Yvonne Patrick, Coordinator, Clinical Informatics, HIMSS North America

Continuing Education Credits
HIMSS18 is an excellent opportunity to earn continuing education credits toward annual licensure and certification for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, project managers and HIMSS, ACHE, and CHIME members.

Check out the new HIMSS18 e-brochure!
Download the new HIMSS18 e-brochure for a handy desktop version of all the conference has to offer. The brochure is interactive, easy to view and easy to use.

Plan a trip to the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™ Booth 11955
A premier 34,000-square-foot exhibition that demonstrates the interoperability imperative for connecting health and care. Learn more about innovative solutions as you interact with vendors and kiosks, and exchange ideas and best practices with interoperability experts and other attendees at networking events.

Exhibition Hall Map & Hours
Discover helpful information about the Exhibit Hall at HIMSS18!

Level 2 | Lobby C
Take a break from your conference routine and drop by HIMSS Spot. Chat with HIMSS staff and other HIMSS18 attendees about key health topics.

Explore the Clinical Informatics Insights Archive
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HIMSS Webinars and Audio Conferences

March 5 - 9, 2018
Las Vegas, NV
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AMDIS/HIMSS Physician Executive Symposium: Shifting from Computer Care to Patient Care
Las Vegas, NV
March 5, 2018
Nursing Informatics Symposium: Demonstrating Nursing Value Through Health IT
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