IT Executives Circle

Overview

As the global organization dedicated to better health through the best use of information and technology, HIMSS is living a long-term commitment to equip IT executives for success in today’s rapidly changing healthcare ecosystem.

The IT Executive Circle gives the opportunity to understand health information and technology as a strategic asset for your business and not just as a means to improve a process. You have the opportunity to network with fellow IT executive peers and participate in niche education to meet your needs to make the most of your time at HIMSS19. This is open only to IT executives registered for HIMSS19.

Features of the Circle:

  • Access to Circle Lounge:  Take a break from the conference, chat with a colleague, and get your questions answered. Valencia Ballroom | Tues 2-6pm, Weds 8:30am–6:30pm |Thurs 8:30am-5pm
  • Curated Education:  View a selection of sessions that are valuable to IT executives
  • Peer-to-Peer Networking: Connect with your peers to form invaluable relationships while at conference together.
  • Pre-conference Webinar:  Hear a featured discussion on a relevant topic geared toward the busy IT Executive. On-site IT Executive Circle activities will also be highlighted. Watch for an invitation to register for this February 5th event.
  • Daily Huddle: Join your peers to share your HIMSS19 experience and learn about daily activities geared just toward you, the IT Executive. Watch for additional information coming your way.

IT Executives Circle Guide

Select the sessions and events that fit your needs. Use this as a guide to make conference more relevant, significant and easier to navigate. RSVP to the events you plan to attend.  

February 11

February 12

  • 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Circle Lounge | Location: OCCC – Learning Lounge | Valencia Ballroom
  • 8:30 am – 10:00 am: HIMSS19 Opening Keynote | Location: OCCC – Valencia Ballroom
  • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm: Exhibition Hall Open
  • 10:30 am – 5:30 pm: General Education Sessions
  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am: Daily Huddle-Executives & IT Executives Circles | Location: Exhibit Hall Booth 2101
  • 11:00 am – 5:30 pm: Explore HIMSS19 education & exhibits

February 13

  • 8:30 am – 6:30 pm: Circle Lounge | Location: OCCC – Learning Lounge | Valencia Ballroom
  • 8:30 am – 5:30 pm: General Education Sessions
  • 9:30 am – 6:00 pm: Exhibition Hall Open
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am: IT Executives Daily Huddle | Location: Exhibit Hall | Hyland Booth #2759
  • 11:15 am – 2:00 pm: IT Executives Networking Luncheon | Location: OCCC - Gary Sains Café (seating is limited)
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm: IT Executives Circle Think Tank Discussion (invite only) | Request Invitation
  • 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Explore HIMSS19 education & exhibits

February 14

  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm: Circle Lounge | Location: OCCC – Learning Lounge | Valencia Ballroom
  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm: General Education Sessions
  • 9:30 am – 4:00 pm: Exhibition Hall Open
  • 9:30 am - 6:00 pm: Explore HIMSS19 education & exhibits
  • 10:30 am – 11:15 am: IT Executives Daily Huddle | Location: OCCC – Room W312C

February 15

  • 8:30 am – 2:30 pm: Keynotes, General Education Sessions

Below are just a handful of education sessions that may be of interest to IT Executives. Please check the HIMSS19 website for complete education programs.

Session NumberStart DateStart TimeEnd TimeRoomSession Title
1802/12/201910:30AM11:30AMW303AAdvancing Patient Matching to Promote Interoperability
5502/12/20193:00PM4:00PMW207CTelehealth 301: Beyond the Basics
6502/12/20193:00PM4:00PMW314BManaging 600+ EHR Instances in One of the World’s Most Diverse Cities
6802/12/20193:00PM4:00PMW320Securing a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS)
12102/13/201910:00AM11:00AMW303ACreating a Digital Patient Experience Strategy from Scratch
13102/13/201911:30AM12:30PMW308AUsing the Past to Predict the Future with Machine Learning
14502/13/20191:00PM2:00PMW304ADigital Medicine Transformation: The New Skill for CIOs
14902/13/20191:00PM2:00PMW311APresenting the Case for Cybersecurity Education of Clinicians
16002/13/20192:30PM3:30PMW230AEmbracing the IoT: Ideas Are Easy, Execution Is Hard
17002/13/20192:30PM3:30PMW315BHiring and Retaining the Right Healthcare Technology Staff
18302/13/20194:00PM5:00PMW311AUsing Artificial Intelligence and Natural Language Processing to Uncover Population Social Determinants of Health Factors
22202/14/201910:00AM11:00AMW315BClinical Supply Chain Integration in a Data-Driven Healthcare Environment
23802/14/201911:30AM12:30PMW315AA Practical Approach to Medical Technology Capital Planning
25502/14/20191:00PM2:00PMW315AThe Power of One: A Transformation Journey
28602/14/20194:00PM5:00PMW311ALeveraging Network-Wide Opportunities to Manage Population