There’s so much more to learn, see and do at HIMSS18 that we’ve had to expand our Top 10 list!

The exceptional learning… the endless networking… the opportunity to hear industry thought leaders… the chance to connect with technology experts…there are any number of reasons to attend HIMSS18. Here are just a few of them.

  1. Disruptive innovation is driving the future with artificial intelligence, blockchain, IoT, virtual reality and biometrics. Discover what cutting-edge businesses are doing about it, and see their innovative products and solutions on the HIMSS18 exhibit floor.

  2. Cybersecurity is the biggest blip on the radar for many of us. For others, it’s connected health, or precision medicine, disruptive technologies, innovation or population health. No matter what’s on your radar, you can stay up-to-date on the latest issues with exceptional education sessions.

  3. Connect and collaborate with colleagues from around the world at a variety of networking events – including the HIMSS18 Opening Reception, with its old-school arcade theme.

  4. Got questions about big data, care coordination, clinical & business intelligence? Need to talk to experts on accountable care, alternative payment models, regulatory compliance? Check out the Solutions Lab – a new interactive, one-stop shop dedicated to using IT to improve population health and healthcare administration.

  5. Be inspired by innovative, world-class keynote speakers – including Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jr., who will close out HIMSS18, as well as government leaders from HHS, DoD, CMS, ONC and VA. Check back soon for full details on this year's exciting lineup.

  6. Witness the future of health IT and participate in hands-on educational experiences as start-ups, accelerators and other innovative companies showcase disruptive, cutting-edge technologies at the new Innovation Live.

  7. Celebrate and recognize extraordinary HIMSS members at the Awards Gala. This popular event will sell out quickly, so get your tickets now!

  8. Take a deep dive into a hot topic that’s important to you – spend a full day ahead of the start of the conference at a preconference symposium for physicians, nurses, interoperability and more.

  9. Meet 2017 Davies winners – learn about actionable and replicable best practices for improving patient care through the use of health IT while achieving true return on investment during special HIMSS Davies Awards sessions. Check back soon for full details.

  10. You want high-energy learning? Spend 20 minutes and ignite your thinking on the hottest topics impacting healthcare today at the new Lightning Sessions.

  11. Explore an entire ecosystem where standards-based health IT enables individuals to securely access, contribute to, and analyze their own health data at the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™.

  12. Careers in health IT are critical for transforming healthcare. Strengthen your career path by earning your CPHIMS or CAHIMS designation, prep for certification with the CPHIMS Review Course. You can also attend career education sessions, have your resume reviewed, and more HIMSS18 Career Fair.

Get energized at HIMSS18: Where IT connects for health.