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Wednesday, March 7 | 7:30 - 9:30 AM PT | HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™ | Registration Required
Join us for a networking breakfast in the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™. Following breakfast, our panel presentation will explore the evolution of interoperability and the role health information exchange plays in preparedness and crisis response. Following the discussion, attendees are invited on a private tour of the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™.
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Monday, February 5 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET | Registration Required
Upcoming regulation will likely promote the use of standard electronic documents (CDA) to support reimbursement-related transactions. This Health Story Project Roundtable will introduce the proposed standards, discuss their usage, the business cases for standard attachments, and their potential to move us closer to a patient-centered, longitudinal, electronic record.
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Tuesday, March 6 | 5:30 - 6:30 PM PT| HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™| Registration Required
Join the HIMSS Interoperability & Health Information Exchange Community for a networking reception to meet other like-minded health information, technology and medical professionals and learn about opportunities for peer-to-peer networking, problem solving and education through this central convening point for Interoperability and HIE.
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Monday, March 5, 2018 | 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM PT | $350
Be a disruptive force in healthcare and advance interoperability, payment reform, standards and information exchange with this day-long session devoted to transformative, interoperable health.
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Tuesday, March 6 | 8:00 - 9:00 AM PT | Titian 2305 | By invitation only
Join the HIMSS HIE Non-Profit Partners and SHIEC for a networking breakfast to meet other like-minded health information, technology and medical professionals. Learn about new and ongoing initiatives at SHIEC and HIMSS for networking, problem solving and education.
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Program:  Blockchain Forum
Wednesday, March 6 | 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM PT | Palazzo E
Blockchain technology provides the promise and the possibility of a secured repository of health information about you, the patient, generated automatically and without human intervention. By redefining the future of healthcare today, with an eye towards protecting and security sensitive health data, attendees will gain firsthand knowledge from a collaboration between IEEE and HIMSS.
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Tuesday, March 6 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM PT | Delfino 4004
Healthcare providers and public health stakeholders share in the objective of reducing the incidence of vaccine preventable disease. Much attention is focused on electronic data sharing (interoperability) to improve vaccination coverage and documentation. CDC and the American Immunization Registry Association (AIRA) have coordinated public health efforts with the ONC's 2015 Edition certification program.
How can this program improve outcomes?
You now have the opportunity to vote on which HIMSS18 sessions you would like to see streamed live via the HIMSS Facebook page during HIMSS18! Voting is open until February 11, 2018. Results will be posted prior to HIMSS18.
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The HIMSS Exploring Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Technology for Healthcare Task Force is focused on defining CRM in Healthcare and identifying how it can be used in this era of interoperability and value-based care. Please complete this survey so we can assess the current state and attitudes toward CRM technology in healthcare.
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Tuesday, February 6 | 12:00pm - 1:00 PM CT
The average person sees more than 18 providers in their lifetime, with records scattered throughout various medical systems and doctors' offices across hometowns, states and even the country. Ensuring providers have access to their patient's records, regardless of who provided the care has been a long- standing struggle. Hear from a practicing physician about how this accessible data, using standardized industry methods, is delivering value to himself, his organization and his patients.
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Tuesday, February 27 | 12:00pm - 1:00 PM CT
ONC recently dialed back the rigors of its EHR certification attestation requirements in a move to put greater focus on interoperability. While some cite the impact to patient safety, standards have afforded safeguards to protect patients from harm, giving providers actionable information at the point of care. In this session, we will examine the impact and opportunity for three NCPDP standards to move the needle on health outcomes - from wellness and prevention to chronic/specialty care and our national opioid epidemic.
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U.S. National Health IT Week, held October 8-12, 2018, is a nationwide awareness week focused on the value of healthcare IT. It is an independent week made up of partner-driven events offering healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, one message: the benefits health information technology can bring to U.S. healthcare. More information on how partner organizations and individuals can participate will be available shortly. Mark your calendars and visit for updates.
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