Reimagining the Role and Function of Clinical Communications in Care Delivery

By Terry Edwards, president and chief executive officer, PerfectServe; HIMSS platinum corporate member and part of the HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition Success Stories initiative

The HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition doesn’t end when the convention center doors close. Attendees leave with knowledge from educational sessions, speakers and networking that can be applied to the real world, creating an ongoing, year-round experience. HIMSS asked attendees to share the personal and professional successes that stemmed from attending conference – from challenges faced to changes made. Read on to learn about the value of attending HIMSS19 from the unique perspective of our members and partners.

This year at HIMSS18, I had a chance to catch up with a number of healthcare leaders from across the country. I was especially interested in their thoughts on clinician-to-clinician communication in their hospitals.

After speaking with a few of them, it became obvious that their clinicians are still struggling with the friction inherent in today’s communication infrastructure. To solve this problem, we have to reimagine the role and function of clinical communications in today’s care delivery.

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