ACC to Lead Health IT Sessions at HIMSS15

More than 38,000 health care industry professionals will convene in Chicago to discuss health information technology (IT) issues and solutions designed to transform the industry during the 2015 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, April 12-16, 2015.

The ACC will host two sessions at this annual event that helps health IT professionals find the right solutions for their organizations. The “ACC EHR Usability” breakfast on April 14 will bring together health care experts to discuss electronic health record (EHR) issues and potential solutions to ensure EHRs accomplish their goal of streamlining workflows, assisting clinicians in providing better patient care and providing accurate medical records to patients. On April 16, James E. Tcheng, MD, FACC, and H. Vernon Anderson, MD, FACC, will present a session titled “Cardiac Cath Structured Reporting HPS.”

Additional education sessions include preconference symposia on clinical and business analytics, health information exchanges, innovation, mobile health, nursing informatics, and physicians’ IT. More than 300 peer-reviewed sessions, including workshops and roundtables, round out education offerings at HIMSS15.

George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States, leads a strong roster of speakers that also includes Alex Gourlay, president of Walgreens; Bruce D. Broussard, president and CEO of Humana; and Jeremy Gutsche, founder of and author of “Exploiting Chaos.”

The HIMSS15 Exhibit Hall will feature the Connected Patient Gallery, Federal Health IT Solutions Pavilion, HIMSS First-Time Exhibitors Area, HIMSS Health IT Value Suite, HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™, Intelligent Health™ Pavilion (formerly known as Intelligent Hospital Pavilion), and three Knowledge Centers focused on clinical and business intelligence, disaster preparedness and mobile health.

As a HIMSS15 Endorser, ACC members are eligible to receive the member discount to attend the conference. To receive the discount, register here and select ACC from the “Conference Endorsing Organizations” drop-down in the registration process. Enter Endorser Number “2015”.

Learn more about HIMSS15.

Keywords: Electronic Health Records, Health Care Sector, Medical Informatics, Medical Records, Nursing Informatics, Patient Care, Telemedicine, Practice Management, Health Information Management

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