Posts Tagged ‘HIMSS’

How to Make the Most of HIMSS: A 5 Step Conference Plan

Whether a first time attendee or a seasoned conference goer, having a conference plan is a MUST, especially for a show as big and potentially overwhelming as HIMSS 2011. IT folks are used to planning a project, but sometimes when we are out of our normal day to day environment we forget the basics that […]


Cisco’s Community for Connected Health Summit Presentations Now Online

Presentations delivered at Cisco’s Community for Connected Health Summit Feb. 25, at HIMSS08 in Orlando, are now available online. “Creating a High-Performance Healing Environment—a CEO’s Perspective” by Michael H. Covert, President and CEO, Palomar Pomerado Health. “HIMSS Analytics Survey Results” moderated by Dave Garets, FHIMSS, President and CEO, HIMSS AnalyticsTM and Executive Vice President, HIMSS, […]


HIMSS MS-HUG Tech Forum Presentations Available Online

Presentation delivered at the MS-HUG Tech Forum, Feb. 24, at HIMSS08 in Orlando, are now available on the MS-HUG Web site. Visit the MS-HUG Web site. Choose which presentation you want to view and click the PDF icon at the bottom of each session listing.


The PHR: if patients adopt it, will doctors trust it?

One of the most intuitive pieces I’ve read thus far on the evolution of the PHR appeared this week in the New York Times Health Blog. While the benefits of a PHR to the patient seem on the surface to be quite obvious and most of the discussion thus far of services such as Microsoft’s […]


Personal Health Record Definitions

The Personal Health Record is an evolving concept and is certainly not easy to define. Most attempts so far that I have come across either lean toward the jargon laced and/or breezy marketecture or come in at the other end of the spectrum with a highbrow philosophical structure based on Plato’s theory of forms or […]


Microsoft launches Amalga Healthcare Systems

Microsoft has launched some new, and rebranded some existing products as the Amalga family of Health Enterprise Systems. This was a big focus at their booth at HIMSS this year where they had a great variety of demos on hand to interact with and introduce the new solutions. The demos I saw looked fantastic and […]