David Blumenthal, MD, outgoing ONC chief, gives an informal talk at the Interoperability Showcase.
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There's a sense of anticipation at HIMSS11 regarding Blumenthal's recently-confirmed departure from ONC: Will his successor be announced at the show?
Blumenthal with Kelly Mehler, Healthcare IT News social media producer, and Erica Olenski, marketing communications specialist at Corepoint Health and managing editor of HL7 Standards.
Lyle Berkowitz, MD, medical director of clinical informatics for the Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group, presents the finalists at the "HIT Geeks Got Talent?" show. The American Idol-themed HIT X.0 session featured contestants providing demonstrations of their latest healthcare IT offerings.
Attendees at Tuesday afternoon's ONC Townhall Meeting, which featured a discussion facilitated by Farzad Mostashari, ONC's deputy national coordinator for programs and policy.
Cesar Torres, Web services manager for HIMSS, speaks to attendees gathered at the Social Media Center in Hall E.
...and networking at the Social Media Center.