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Takeaways for journalists from health IT’s biggest event of the year

Rebecca Vesely

About Rebecca Vesely

Rebecca Vesely is AHCJ's topic leader on health information technology and a freelance writer. She has written about health, science and medicine for AFP, the Bay Area News Group, Modern Healthcare, Wired, Scientific American online and many other news outlets.

Photo: Courtesy of HIMSS

The largest health IT event of the year dropped into Las Vegas last week and brought along more than 43,000 attendees. The HIMSS conference is where chief information officers, chief medical information officers and other health care techies who usually toil in relative anonymity get to be rock stars for a week.

HIMSS – the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society – is a leading voice in advancing and educating about technology in the health sector. Its annual conference is the must-attend event for those working in health IT and digital health.

There are a lot of great health care stories that come out of the HIMSS conference. Continue reading

#AHCJ18 panel to cover some of the hottest health IT trends

Rebecca Vesely

About Rebecca Vesely

Rebecca Vesely is AHCJ's topic leader on health information technology and a freelance writer. She has written about health, science and medicine for AFP, the Bay Area News Group, Modern Healthcare, Wired, Scientific American online and many other news outlets.

New to blockchain? Predictive analytics got you scratching your head? A little fuzzy on the ins and outs of the “Internet of Things?” Wondering how to separate hype from reality in technology adoption?

We will be discussing all these topics and more during the session, “Health IT trends you need to know now,” at Health Journalism 2018. These panelists will guide us through some of these tech trends and provide specific examples of how technology is reshaping the health sector: Continue reading