Attendees returned to McCormick place on Monday for another pedal-to-the-metal day of education sessions, demonstrations, and networking. The Healthcare IT News team was there to capture the energy and put together the following visual highlights.
The official HIMSS15 mobile app recorded over 15,000 downloads, 5,000 likes, 1,500 comments and 2,500 status updates on the first day of the HIMSS conference. View this slideshow for a recap of the most popular posts submitted by HIMSS15 attendees.
HIMSS15 started off with a bang on Sunday with a record number of attendees and exhibitors swarming the hallways of McCormick Place in Chicago.
Want to keep up with the daily goings on in the realm of health IT? Here are some of the top social media aficionados to follow. They're tweeting, linking, blogging and more. And many of them will be roaming the HIMSS15 conference, registered as social media ambassadors.
Health IT holds great promise for improving care but can also pose big risks when not properly deployed. ECRI Institute's second annual list of patient safety issues puts EHR-related worries in the top two spots.
The National Institutes of Health has created a team of experts in precision medicine to chart the course for the $215 million Precision Medicine Initiative that President Barack Obama launched on Jan. 30. The team will deliver a preliminary report in September 2015.
With healthcare interoperability as far front and center as we've ever seen it, we present some of the devotees who have made it a central part of their work for years.
The numbers are scary. Healthcare providers and payers, together with their business associates, are still failing to protect patient privacy and ensure the security of their personal health information.
Health IT CIOs across the country are expected to take on an ever-expanding workload while maintaining a work-life balance. We asked CIOs who are especially good at balancing for their best advice.
With recent patient deaths linked to "superbug" exposure and preventable medical errors continuing to rise, it seems timely to spotlight some of the best and brightest patient safety experts in healthcare today.