HIMSS 2023 Conference
  • Apr 04, 2023
  • Black Book Market Research

One of the most influential and informative events of the year will take place from April 17th– 21st in Chicago, Illinois. The HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) Global Health Conference & Exhibition will feature a gathering of over 40,000 professionals that will attend to discuss various healthcare information technologies that are emerging in the healthcare sector. The attendees will have the opportunity to meet and build relationships during live networking events, learn from experts by attending hot topic education sessions and discover new and innovative healthcare technology products to solve some of their greatest challenges.

HIMSS is a global advisor, thought leader and member-based society committed to reforming the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology. HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development, research and digital health transformation to advise leaders, stakeholders and influencers across the global health ecosystem on best practices. For over 20 years, HIMSS has gathered individuals and innovators who present groundbreaking technologies and ideas in a thought provoking environment where there is a constant sharing of information and knowledge.

As per the HIMSS website, HIMSS was founded in 1961, at the Georgia Institute of Technology as the Hospital Management Systems Society (HMSS). At the time, co-founders Edward J. Gerner and Harold E. Smalley hoped to establish a community of like-minded individuals dedicated to improving hospital management systems. HIMSS has celebrated over 60 years of growth with a network of over 100,000 people. Today, their Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model is the most widely used assessment of digital excellence in healthcare around the world. 

One of the highlighted areas that will be featured throughout the conference & exhibition will include cybersecurity and privacy; where top cybersecurity and healthcare thought leaders and disrupters will provide experiences for trainings, special forums and educations sessions. The SANS Institute will showcase a Cyber Range that will cover a number of selected topics, such as: telemedicine and web app security, electronic medical record and incident analysis, medical device Internet of Things security, ransomware analysis and decryption, and hospital incident investigation with Windows domain event log analysis.

The SANS Institute was launched in 1989 (www.sans.org), as a cooperative for information security thought leadership. SANS ongoing missing is to empower cyber security professionals with the practical skills and knowledge to keep their privileged information protected. SANS offers quality trainings, certification, scholarship academies, degree programs, cyber ranges, and various resources to meet the needs of cyber professionals. SANS Cyber Ranges will focus on the practical application and assessment of hands-on cybersecurity training. The cyber range will allow professionals to apply skills that they will be taught in a curated and isolated environment. SANS incorporatesreal-life situations that will provide individuals the necessary experience on how to handle real-world situations.

Another popular area that will be featured throughout for multiple days will be the subject of interoperability, and more specifically; intuitive interoperability. Interoperability is transforming health solutions around the globe and the experts will deep dive into this discussion at the conference. Experts from athenahealth will discuss positive changes that occur when government and innovators work together. The HIMSS Interoperability Showcase will feature real-time interoperability transactions with real-world scenarios where participants can watch demonstrations of standards-based technology with live health data exchange to support the continuity of care and improve outcomes.

If anyone is interested in attending there are a number of different passes one can purchase, which include but are not limited to: conference passes, executive passes, day passes and more. Anyone interested can register at: https://www.himss.org/global-conference