2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition opens in Las Vegas

The 2016 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, the largest in the health information technology (health IT) field in the U.S.

2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition opens in Las Vegas

2016 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition
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43,000 healthcare industry experts – from CEOs to clinicians and IT experts – attend to the largest conference in the health IT field in the United States.


The 2016 Annual 
HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, the largest in the health information technology (health IT) field in the U.S., features:

·         43,000 healthcare industry experts – from CEOs to clinicians and IT experts – learning about the latest solutions for improving healthcare through IT

·         1,200 leading health IT vendors – from Fortune 500 companies to emerging start-ups – showcasing their latest innovations and products 

o   250+ sessions on exhibit floor within specialty pavilions

o   297 first-time, start-up exhibiting companies

o   600,000+ net square feet used for exhibits

o   1.3 million square feet in exhibit space (gross square feet)

o   15 targeted topic specialty pavilions

·         300 education sessions on hot topics, such as interoperability, cyber security and patient engagement

·         74 nations represented at the conference

·         Keynote speakers

o   Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of Health & Human Services

o   Michael Dell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer with Dell, Inc.

o   Dr. Jonah Berger, Author of Best-Selling Contagious: Why Things Catch On

o   Peyton Manning, Quarterback for the Denver Broncos

·         Notable events onsite:

o   Interoperability Showcase

o   New Population Health and Revenue Cycle Management Knowledge Centers

o   HX360 Innovation Pavilion and Venture+ Forum

·         Social engagement opportunities:

o   Blog – visit the HIMSS blog for real-time insights from the conference

o   LinkedIn – participate in critical health IT industry conversations in the HIMSS group

o   Twitter – engage with @HIMSS, and leverage hashtags such as #HIMSS16, and #IHeartHIT

o   Access the HIMSS16 Hashtag Guide - http://www.himssconference.org/updates/official-himss16-hashtag-guide

o   HIMSS16 Social Media Ambassadors – follow them on Twitter for the latest news and insights

·         A cutting-edge facility with the Sands Expo and Convention Center and Venetian Palazzo Congress Center:

o   Over 2.25 million square feet of show floor and meeting space

o   Host 25 of the world's 200 major conventions

o   Together, the Venetian and Sands is the largest hotel complex in the world

o   Ensure sustainability measures and green technologies are achieved—composting 37,000  pounds of waste from a single event and donating 8 tons of materials annually