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HIMSS12 Keynote Speakers

HIMSS12, the Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, (HIMSS – http://www.himss.org) will be held on February 20-24, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA (Monday to Friday – note, this is a change from the schedule of previous years). HIMSS12 will be held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, adjacent to the Venetian and the Palazzo hotels, Las Vegas. Full information about the event is at http://www.himssconference.org and will be updated in coming months.

Symposia and Pre-Conference Workshops are being held on Monday, a day later than usual; the Exhibits will be open on Tuesday – Thursday, and the Education Sessions will be on Tuesday – Friday. HIMSS12 expects to offer more than 400 educational opportunities on hot topics and in excess of 1,000 exhibits with cutting edge product solutions.

Keynote presenters announced so far include:

  • Biz Stone – co-founder, Twitter
  • Farzad Mostashari, MD, ScM – National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, US Department of Health and Human Services
  • Donna Brazile – Political Strategist and Commentator, Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation, Democratic National Committee
  • Dana Perino – Political Commentator and Former White House Press Secretary
  • Dan Buettner – Founder of Blue Zones and World Renowned Explorer.

IMIA is pleased to be a Conference Collaborator, supporting the event (see http://www.himssconference.org/general/collaborators.aspx) and will have a booth at HIMSS12.

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October 7, 2011 - Posted by | conference, education, HIMSS, USA | , , ,

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