With an expected 38,000 attendees and 300 education sessions over five full days, it’s easy to feel a bit overwhelmed while you’re at HIMSS Chicago 2015.
Prepare now to make the most of your time. We compiled some highpoints for the HIMSS conference and added a few suggestions on things to do when you’re not learning or networking at McCormick Center.
George W. Bush headlines a series of Keynote Sessions during HIMSS 2015. The 43rd U.S. President will discuss his eight years in the Oval Office and address some of the multiple challenges our nation faces. April 15th 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, MSc, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, will speak as an advocate of greater interoperability, meaningful use of health IT and affordable, high quality care for all people. Andy Slavitt, Acting Administrator at CMS, will add his insight as part of this keynote session. April 16th 8:30 – 10:00 AM
Bruce D. Broussard, President and CEO of Humana, will address future, consumer-driven innovations in healthcare. April 14th 8:30 – 9:30 AM
Here’s a sneak preview:
* CareCloud Complete: ‘Experience the Power of a Single Solution’
April 13th 3:00 PM
* Demo: ‘Powerful Partners. Proven Results.’ April 14th 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM and April 15th 1:00 PM (Stayed tuned for an exciting announcement.)
* ‘Expanding on the Cloud’: A Q&A with CareCloud Clients April 14th 11:00 AM
* ‘Revenue Cycle Best Practices’ (presented by Emdeon) April 14th 3:00 PM
* Demo: ‘CareCloud’s Advanced Analytics—Answers on Demand’ April 15th 11:00 AM
Remember to stop by and see us at booth #7135.
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Places to Eat & Things to Do in Chicago
Gino’s East Pizza – deep-dish pizza, Chicago style
Girl & The Goat — restaurant with high ratings online—reservations recommended.
Baseball at Wrigley Field – the Chicago Cubs take on the Cincinnati Reds three evenings at 7:05 PM during HIMMS15.
Chicago Architecture Foundation 1.5 hr river cruises
Shedd Aquarium — a not-for-profit organization with 32,000 animals