Florida, February 2011. Both Mary Rodgers and Tracey Monaghan of the Stateside Solutions team attended HIMSS’11. With a record attendance of 32,000 people, this year’s conference was brimming with educational and networking opportunities – so many that it was impossible to fit everything into packed schedules. Every year the HIMSS conference attracts over 30,000 professionals, 500 speakers and 900 exhibitors and is largest event that brings together all the greatest minds in healthcare technology. This year HIMSS took place in Orlando, Florida, offering a wide range of connections to real world, practical solutions that medical organizations are looking for.
There was a huge buzz at this year’s conference surrounding EMR software with vendors integrating their technology with the latest iPad and iPhone technology. Some of the leading ‘think-tanks’ within the healthcare IT space envisage that this technology will allow for better quality healthcare for everyone.