Although the industry still faces significant challenges in key areas like interoperability and usability – and relief often feels light years away – it’s important to remember that “monumental changes don’t happen overnight,” says Jared Jeffrey.
Whether it’s through educational sessions, networking opportunities, or career fairs, this year’s HIMSS conference will feature more events than ever before that focus on advancing women in health IT, says Sue Schade.
For those who are in the midst of a career transition — or considering making a move, HIMSS offers an opportunity to assess your skills and connect with recruiters, says Bonnie Siegel, who provides tips on how to master the job search during (and after) the show.
HIMSS offers countless opportunities to network and learn, but what’s important is making sure all of these learnings are brought back into the community, and more importantly, to the people who can drive change, says Linda Stotsky.
Document sharing among organizations has the potential to help improve care quality – but only if it includes more than just discrete diagnoses and lab results, which only provide part of the care picture, says Anupam Goel.