HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum – West 2014 Wrap-Up
June 23, 2014, Andrew Hicks, Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Director
The first HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum in the western U.S. proved to be a success and was attended by over 300 people including attendees (CEs and BAs), speakers, exhibitors, and partners. We reconnected with several clients and met new friends at our booth, which was located right in the middle of the action. We also co-hosted a dinner with our partner, Voltage Security, and enjoyed catching up with old acquaintances and meeting new ones.
What We Learned at HIMSS12
March 16, 2012, Andrew Hicks, Healthcare and Life Sciences Practice Director
A few weeks ago, more than 35,000 healthcare IT professionals and 1,100 exhibitors converged on Las Vegas. Some were there to go shopping for “HIT” or health information technology; others were there to sell it. The IT professionals from across the healthcare spectrum were there to meet with each other and regulators, and stay abreast of the rapid technological changes in the healthcare industry. This was an overwhelming event; a flood of information. It’s been a couple of weeks. Here’s a few of the HIMSS12 highlights:
The Budding Healthcare IT Spring
February 23, 2012, Rick Dakin, CEO, Co-founder and Chief Security Strategist
HIMSS12 is in full production in Las Vegas this week. Over 40,000 healthcare IT professionals and service providers have descended upon a conference that will set the direction for a new wave to technology innovations for the healthcare industry. Almost every booth has a sign that extolls the benefits of cloud-based services delivered through mobile devices. The promise to shake the industry to its core is a common theme.