2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition


Blog post by SimGHOSTS Community Director Nick Brauer

2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition

Orlando welcomes the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, February 19–23, 2017, at the Orange County Convention Center. More than 40,000 health and IT professionals are expected to attend to explore creative solutions to real-world challenges, discover the latest innovations, and connect with and learn from experts and each other.  SimGHOSTS is proud to support this annual event that helps health IT professionals find the right products and solutions for their organizations so that they can continue to transform health and lives through IT.

Conference education sessions include pre-conference symposia on the business of healthcare, connected health, innovation, interoperability and HIE, medical device security, nursing informatics, physicians’ IT, population health, precision medicine and more. More than 300 peer-reviewed sessions, including roundtables and workshops, round out education offerings at HIMSS17.

The HIMSS17 Exhibit Hall will feature new knowledge centers focused on alternative payment models and business intelligence, and population care management; a new Innovation Zone; and the redesigned HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™. The exhibit floor will also include the Connected Health Experience, Cybersecurity Command Center, Federal Health IT Solutions Pavilion, Intelligent Health™ Pavilion, and University Row, plus nearly 1,200 exhibiting companies.

As a HIMSS17 Endorser, SimGHOSTS members are eligible to receive a member discount to attend the conference. To receive the discount, go to the online registration, and select SimGHOSTS from the “Conference Endorsing Organizations” drop-down in the registration process. Enter your SimGHOSTS Member Code.

To learn more about SimGHOSTS membership and join today, click here. For more information about HIMSS17 and to register, visit the HIMSS website.