HIMSS17 TOOK PLACE IN ORLANDO, FL
February 19-23, 2017
By Michael Gaspar, Program Manager, Social Media, HIMSS Media
For four years HIMSS has called on a class of health IT influencers to deliver a diverse and expert-driven social media experience before, during and after the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition. This year for HIMSS17, we have built upon your, and our ambassadors’ feedback, to bring about a revamped version of the program – inviting some familiars back, while giving some new ambassadors the opportunity to share their unique industry perspective via their own and HIMSS’s social platforms. This year’s class represents perspectives from the:
Follow these health IT social media influencers and the #HIMSS17 conversation to contribute to a collective dialogue on closing the disparity gaps we all see in healthcare delivery – no matter your place in the ecosystem.
What can you expect to gain out of following these ambassadors, their insights, and the work they are doing with HIMSS?
Unearth a robust understanding of health IT’s challenges and opportunities
HIMSS Social Media Ambassadors are chosen for their social media savvy and unique perspectives on important health IT challenges impacting quality care delivery. Each ambassador brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and a powerful network that enables a proactive and far-reaching discussion on the issues you will see at this year’s conference and the industry at large.
Stay tuned as these ambassadors:
Develop your personal framework for health IT impact
Leading up to HIMSS17, the social media ambassadors will be sharing their industry perspectives to help set the stage (both literally and figuratively) for the important discussions, via the HIMSS17 newsfeed, HIMSS LinkedIn Group discussions, Twitter chats, and more, once we all convene in Orlando in February.
During the show, these 20 social media aficionados will be tasked with highlighting and curating some of the best and actionable moments that capture the essence of the health IT industry as it is, how it should be, and opportunities to close the gap.
After the conference, ambassadors will provide insight, lessons learned and recommendations for progress to be made in their respective areas of expertise. From beginning to end, the HIMSS Social Media Ambassadors will be a resource in equipping and inspiring the industry to move forward – proactively and with purpose. Be sure to inspire them back by following them, engaging with them via their professional social networks listed below.
Subscribe to the official HIMSS17 Social Media Ambassador Twitter List and help us make social waves about health IT optimization and technology’s promise to empower a healthier society.
Without further ado, the 2016-2017 class of HIMSS Social Media Ambassadors: