HIMSS13 will be held in New Orleans on 03-07 March, 2013 – the Call for Proposals and Reviewers is now open, and both close in May 2012.
The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition – the largest and most respected health IT event in North America – is known for its world-class education. The search is on for industry thought leaders to submit proposals for presenting educational content for HIMSS13 .
Your submission should demonstrate a case study approach on the adoption and optimal use of health information technology and management systems. Learn more about specific topic areas at this link.
HIMSS13 Call for Proposals is now open through May 30, 2012
The peer review process ensures the integrity and relevance of the 300+ education topics selected to present at conference. Reviewers are more than content screeners, they serve as coaches and mentors to the speakers throughout the life cycle of each presentation.
Share your expertise and proven decision-making skills and become a reviewer.
HIMSS13 Call for Reviewers is now open through May 23, 2012.
For any questions, please contact Deb Clough, Manager of Annual Conference Education, at dclough[at]himss.org
The latest version (April 2012) of the UKCHIP Newsletter is available for download (520kb, PDF) at the website of UKCHIP, the UK Council for Health Informatics Professions – see http://www.ukchip.org/ for the website and links to the newsletter and other material.
UKCHIP also has a Twitter stream (@ukchiptweets) and a LinkedIn group (http://www.linkedin.com/groups/UK-Council-Health-Informatics-Professions-2018293)
The UK (United Kingdom) Council for Health Informatics Professions is the voluntary registration body for health informatics professionals, established to promote professionalism in health informatics and the certification of those who work in the profession. UKCHIP publishes a public register of health informatics professionals who meet clearly defined standards of competence and agree to work to a professional code of conduct. Registration and certification is open to anyone currently working in health informatics, whether for the National Health Service (NHS), for the private health care sector, for commercial suppliers to the health care sector or for the voluntary sector.
The IBM & WCIT 2012 World Tech Jam is an online event being held on June 05-07, 2012. During the World Tech Jam component of the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2012), online participants will collectively brainstorm about digital opportunities and contribute their ideas, their passion, and their insights in relation to several important areas, including Collaborative Healthcare, where participants can share insights into the future of healthcare innovation, and discover how citizens can get directly involved in the personalized medical revolution that is sweeping the globe.
The IBM & WCIT 2012 World Tech Jam will be a large-scale digital brainstorm on the future of the digital society, with up to 20,000 online participants. Registration opens on 30 April.
The main topics in the Collaborative Healthcare stream will include:
- Personalized medicine
- Consumer health IT
- Big data and medical research
- Electronic medical records
- Rethinking drug discovery and clinical trials
Among key questions addressed will be:
- What will modern healthcare look like in 2025, and what role will digital technologies play in the transition?
- How can we accelerate the adoption of digital technologies by patients, doctors and care providers?
- How can medical researchers exploit the new research opportunities spawned by the rise of “big data”, and what are the key challenges?
- What can we learn from the “quantified self” movement, and will personal health monitoring unleash a new era of medial self-awareness and pro-active health management?
Information is available at http://www.wcit2012.org/en/program-a-schedule/world-tech-jam and specifically at http://www.wcit2012.org/en/program-a-schedule/world-tech-jam/collaborative-healthcare for the Collaborative Healthcare component.
IMIA is a Worldwide Partner in WCIT 2012 – see http://www.wcit2012.org/en/sponsors-a-partners/partners/worldwide