HIMSS Life Sciences Circle


With so much to do and see at a conference of this magnitude, the HIMSS Life Science Circle was created to make HIMSS19 more relevant, more significant and easier for you to navigate. We do the planning, and you make the most of your busy days. Our goal is to help you truly enjoy and earn major ROI from your time in Orlando.

This circle brings together Pharma, Biomedicine, Medical Technology/Devices, Precision Medicine, and Research & Developers to interact with world-class thought leadership. Circle participants have the opportunity to network with fellow peers and focus on targeted education and exhibition to meet the needs of the Life Sciences audience while attending the HIMSS Global Conference.

The Life Sciences Circle provides you with guidance on the most relevant sessions, exhibition areas and networking opportunities for Life Sciences, along with engagement opportunities before, during and after the conference… all designed to help you and your peers make the most out of your experience.

Features of the Circle:

  • Access to the Circle Lounge:  Take a break from the conference, chat with a colleague, charge your phone, get your questions answered, and relax. The Circle Lounge is open Tuesday to Friday in the located at the Learning Lounge in Valencia Ballroom.
  • Curated Education:  View a selection of sessions that are valuable to nurses.
  • Daily Huddle:  Participate in small group discussions with subject matter experts and peers.
  • VIP Tours: Partake in a personal tour of the exhibit floor that highlights cutting-edge solutions and services best fit to your needs.

Life Sciences Circle Guide

View select curated sessions and events for Life Sciences Circle attendees that fit your needs. Use this as a guide to make the conference more relevant, significant and easier to navigate. Below in the daily tabs please (or click here) find an overview* listing of curated events, activities, and sessions.

*Note:  events codes in purple are of interest this Circle; events coded in green are exclusive to all Circles and/or this Circle

February 11

February 12

February 13

  • 7:30 am– 8:00 am: Morning Huddle (Topic: Share what you have seen. What you haven’t seen yet?) (W312C)
  • 8:00 am – 6:30 pm: Circles Lounge open (located at the Learning Lounge in Valencia Ballroom C)
  • 8:30 am – 9:30 am: Views From The Top: Transparency in Prescription Drug Costs to Help Patients Save Money | CVS, Surescripts, Cigna (Session ID 94) (W304A)
  • 8:30 am – 12:30 pm: Global Genomics Forum (Session IDs 100, 117, 174) (W314B)
  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm: General Education Sessions
  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm: Health 2.0 VentureConnect Forum (additional registration and fee)
  • 9:30 am – 6:00 pm: Exhibits Open
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am: Reactions from the Field | Topic: Innovation | Roche Diagnostics Information Solutions, Intersystems Corporation, Concerto Health AI (Session ID 111) (W304A)
  • 11:30 am – 12:30 pm: VIP tour at Interoperability Showcase (Use Cases: Opioid Crisis: The Person & The Population; Safe Medication Management | Session ID ISED 22)
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Life Sciences Forum (Session IDs 151, 168, 185) (W314B)

February 14

  • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm: Circles Lounge open (located at the Learning Lounge in Valencia Ballroom C)
  • 8:30 am – 5:00 pm: General Education Sessions
  • 9:30 am – 4:00 pm: Exhibits Open
  • 9:30 am – 10:30 am: VIP tour at Interoperability Showcase (Use Cases: Clinical Exchange and Price Transparency; Enabling Cancer Moonshot | Session ID ISED 23) followed by Morning Huddle (Topic: Share what you have seen. What you haven’t seen yet?)
  • 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm: HIMSS Spot meet up and discussion: “What have you learned? What’s next?” (HIMSS Spot | West C Lobby) (Session ID SPOTED23)
  • 7:00 am – 10:00 pm: Thursday Night Special Event at SeaWorld (additional registration and fee)

February 14

  • 8:30 am – 10:15 am: Keynote Session (Valencia Ballroom)
  • 10:30 am – 1:00 pm: Education Sessions
  • 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm: Closing Keynote (Valencia Ballroom)