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 Where IT connects for health.
 March 5 - 9 2018 in Las Vegas.
WEEK OF November



Hello {{lead.First Name:default=Subscriber}} welcome to this week's edition of The HIMSS North America Weekly Insider.

In this issue: The Importance of Customer/ Vendor Relationships to Combat Cybersecurity Threats; HIMSS 2018 Compensation Survey; Journey to HIMSS18: Webinar Series Helps Attendees Navigate HIMSS Annual Conference

What's New

Share your opinion: HIMSS 2018 Compensation Survey
HIMSS is looking to gain insights about salary and compensation trends in healthcare information and technology through our biennial HIMSS Compensation Survey. Survey participants can enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card, awarded to three randomly selected respondents. The survey closes December 7, 2017 - learn more and share your voice now.

Get a full day of immersive education with HIMSS18 Preconference
Immerse yourself in world-class, compelling education as you explore one or more specific topics for one full day during HIMSS18 Preconference. Experience focused learning and networking, along with the opportunity to earn continuing education credit during Preconference Symposia. Interested in hands-on sessions with live projects and group exercises? Try a Preconference Workshop. Preconference events will take place on Monday, March 5, 2017 from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm PT. Add HIMSS18 Preconference now

Save-the-Date: HIMSS18 Career Fair - Wednesday, March 7
Whether you're new to the health IT field or seasoned professional, discover a wide range of resources to advance your career at the HIMSS18 Career Fair. Attendees will have the opportunity to post their resume and connect with the top employers in health IT. The HIMSS18 Career Fair is a centralized location for recruiters, job seekers, consultants and others who contribute to the development of the health IT workforce. Meet one-on-one with hiring companies and recruiters. Additional activities will be going on throughout the day. Visit HIMSS18 Career Fair for more information.

The Value Brief

The Importance of Customer/ Vendor Relationships to Combat Cybersecurity Threats

In the latest episode of the Code Red podcast, “Code Red: HIMSS' Cybersecurity Podcast Episode #11: How To Manage Effective Cybersecurity Solutions Partnerships,” Patrick Streck, MBA, senior director, IT, Bayside Healthcare and Aaron Miri, MBA, chief information officer, vice president, government relations, Imprivata, discuss how their organizations have developed a positive customer/vendor relationship to address security concerns.

Listen to the podcast, and learn more about how health IT brings value to organizations on the HIMSS Value Suite site.

Tools & Resources

Journey to HIMSS18: Webinar Series Helps Attendees Navigate HIMSS Annual Conference
Explore all that is HIMSS18 and get the most out of your conference experience with Journey to HIMSS18 - a new series of complimentary weekly webinars leading up to HIMSS18 in March in Las Vegas. Join HIMSS staff and experts from the HIMSS community each week through February to:

  1. Get a heads-up on what to expect and find out what’s new at HIMSS18
  2. Explore hot topics, including cybersecurity, data analytics, HIE, innovation and more
  3. Discover insider tips and logistics to help you plan your conference agenda

Complimentary education on HIMSS18: Journey to HIMSS18 webinars are complimentary, concise and high-level, and each one is approved for CAHIMS and CPHIMS continuing education hours.

Mark your calendar:
Journey to HIMSS18: Consumer and Patient Engagement
Tuesday, November 27
11:00 -11:30 a.m. PST
12:00 -12:30 p.m. MST
1:00-1:30 p.m. CST
2:00 - 2:30 p.m. EST
Check out the roster of webinars today!

HIMSS Healthcare & Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Report for October 2017
HIMSS just published the Oct. issue (Vol. 16) of the HIMSS Healthcare & Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Report. Highlights from this report include information on medical device security, Wi-Fi attacks, BadRabbit malware, advanced persistent threat (APT) campaigns, Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) attacks, and more. This report may be freely accessed at The next report will be the November 2017 issue. Reports are published on a monthly basis. An RSS feed is also available on the web page.


 Where IT connects for health.
 March 5 - 9 2018 in Las Vegas


Global Digital Health Forum |
December 4-6 | Washington, D.C.

Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit | March 5 | HIMSS18 | Las Vegas, NV
Cloud Computing Forum | March 5 | HIMSS18 | Las Vegas, NV 
Patient Engagement & Experience Summit | March 5 | HIMSS18 | Las Vegas, NV                                  
Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare 2018 | March 5 | HIMSS18 | Las Vegas, NV
Digital & Personal Connected Health | March 5 | HIMSS18 | Las Vegas, NV
BrandHIT 2018 | May 7-8 | Nashville, TN | COMING SOON!
Precision Medicine Summit | May 17-18 | Washington, DC | COMING SOON!
Healthcare Security Forum | June 11-12 | San Francisco, CA | COMING SOON!
Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum | June 13-14 | San Francisco, CA | COMING SOON!


 Where IT connects for health.
 March 5 - 9 2018 in Las Vegas.

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