HIMSS16 has provided attendees the opportunity to hear significant players in healthcare speak about the industry and where they think it's headed. In this gallery, you'll find some of the most stand-out quotes from the show so far.
"Without agreement on a common 'data alphabet,' our technology is stuck speaking different languages."
- Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary of Health & Human Services
"We can't do a fraction of all the things we'd like to do. You've got to decide, 'What are we going to be focusing on?' We've got to create lasting clinical change."
- Farzad Mostashari, MD, Aledade CEO
"Let's replace compliance with determination. Put fear behind you, and lead with conviction."
- John Halamka, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center CIO and Dean of Technology for Harvard Medical Center
"The reality is, there were hospitals committed to doing the right thing long before incentives; our job is to race to catch up."
- Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services