What are you doing March 5-9? If you’re in healthcare or serve that sector, you should head to Vegas for HIMSS 2018, the annual conference of the Health Information and Management Systems Society. Picture yourself connecting with peers from around the world for a five-day extravaganza focused on education, innovation, collaboration, and top-notch networking opportunities. Most importantly, if you’re looking to solve your biggest health information and technology challenges this is the place to do it—which is exactly why you can’t miss HIMSS 2018.
While you’re there, be sure to find the OnRamp team at booth 12206. Demo our virtual private cloud, certified by The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), and learn about our latest services and solutions to see if they’re right for you.
Health IT Education Available at HIMSS 2018
With 300+ sessions spanning 23 topics, there’s no better place to be for health IT education—there’s something for everyone. Expect a plethora of learning and professional development opportunities, including sessions like What CIOs Should Know About Health System Strategy in 2018, How to be an Effective Cybersecurity Leader in Healthcare, or Leveraging HIE for Disaster Preparedness and Response. You’ll gain insights into how to leverage top trends like blockchain and analytics to improve your operations—from delivering more value in Medicare and Medicaid programs to securing your infrastructure.
Some of the best leaders in IT and healthcare will be in attendance and speaking. Keynote speakers include Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet, Vice Admiral Raquel Bono, director of the Defense Health Agency (DHA), David Shulkin, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Keller Rinaudo, Founder and CEO of Zipline, and Earvin “Magic” Johnson, basketball legend and healthcare advocate. There will be no shortage of great information, along with a healthy dose of inspiration that you’ll take away from the event and be able to apply in your day-to-day work.
New Experiences With Exhibitors
Mobile apps, artificial intelligence, wireless monitoring devices, and smart sensors are just some of the tech advances transforming prevention, treatment, and health self-management. Explore the vendors behind this “connected health experience.” This year, you can interact with a state-of-the-art cyber-security command center and attend Innovation Live, a new feature that brings together startups, accelerators, and other innovative companies to showcase the future of healthcare. Other exhibit features include a Population Health Solutions Lab, University Row, and a Developer Solutions Lab, to name a few. The exhibitor’s cutting-edge solutions will add real value (and not just a swag bag) to your HIMSS 2018 experience. (Find more information on the exhibit floor hours and download an interactive map.)
The Networking Opportunities Will Rock
With some 45,000 people in attendance, you have plenty of possibilities to establish meaningful connections. HIMSS 2018 networking opportunities include breakfasts, a career fair, numerous receptions, an Awards Gala, and more intimate ways to connect. Depending on your goals and business, you may also want to check out the HIMSS 2018 Investor Lounge and Women in Health IT Mentoring meetup. This is a one-stop shop for networking, establishing new collaborations, and finding vendors to meet your business objectives.
Meet Us at HIMSS 2018
If you haven’t registered to attend HIMSS 2018, do so now! This is the premiere healthcare event for 2018 and, once you attend, chances are HIMSS will be on your annual event calendar moving forward. Stop by booth 12206 or schedule a meeting with us at a time that’s convenient for you. We hope to see you there!