We’ll see you there: Where you can find us at HIMSS2020

MEDITECH-at-HIMSS20--blogIt’s that time again! For months now, we’ve been planning all the great ways we can meet up with the MEDITECH community at HIMSS. We’re making change—one provider and one patient at a time. At HIMSS20, we’ll be sharing all the innovative ways MEDITECH is driving the next generation of healthcare.

Learn more about MEDITECH and Google
Wednesday, March 11 at 3:15 p.m., Room 202A
In 2019, MEDITECH and Google Cloud announced their partnership. As one of the first EHRs available as a subscription service through the Google Cloud Platform (GCP), we are delivering a new level of digital transformation in the public cloud setting. At this afternoon session, Scott Radner, MEDITECH’s Advanced Technology Vice President, will share more about our leap into the public cloud setting, as well as the future of healthcare technology. Sign up now and reserve a spot for this can't miss session.

Tech-enabled Team-Based Care: Enhancing the provider and patient experience
CMIO Roundtable Discussion: Tuesday, March 10 at 4:15 p.m., followed by a networking reception, Room 202A
This roundtable discussion, introduced by Helen Waters, Executive Vice President, MEDITECH, will discuss how the newest EHR technology improves communication and strengthens care coordination. Moderated by John Halamka, MD, MS, President, Mayo Clinic Platform, panelists will examine the benefits of solutions such as secure messaging and texting, multidisciplinary care plans, clinical dashboards, portals, apps, and more.

Our panel of experienced clinicians includes:

Michael Hodgkins, MD, MPD, CMIO, American Medical Association

Jim Jirjis, MD, Chief Health Information Officer, HCA

Andy Burchett, DO, CMIO, Avera Health

Join us to hear how tech-enabled, team-based care is helping organizations provide a higher level care.

Canadian session series
Tuesday, March 10, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Room W330A
This series of three sessions will highlight Canada’s unique digital health strategies for both local and universal challenges. Dr. Derek Garniss CMIO, Medical Director of Emergency Medicine, Sault Area Hospital, will moderate these sessions, which will cover everything from physician burnout to a new model of care for the aging population. Hear more about how the right EHR can address a variety of unique international challenges.

MEDITECH’s Market Debut: Professional Services
Tuesday, March 10, 1:45 p.m.
Want a closer look at MEDITECH Professional Services? HIMSS20 is the perfect time to learn more about our new implementation and specialty services division. Visit the market debut stage and hear from MEDITECH’s Associate Vice President Larry O’Toole, to see how Professional Services combines tenure, talent, and tangible results to ensure organizations aren’t held back by resource limitations. We offer toolkits and quality services, business and clinical analytics support, physician advisors, and interoperability strategies. Stop by and meet Larry to see how this new offering is going to take organizations to the next level.

Want to hear from MEDITECH customers and physicians? Then you won’t want to miss sessions from Ginny Kwong, MD, FAAFP from Halifax Health and John Tollerson, DO, CMIO from Kalispell Regional Medical Center. On March 10, Ginny will share how Halifax Health has taken a multidisciplinary team-based communication structure to improve collaboration and reduce lengths of stay. Meanwhile, on Thursday, March 12, John will show how Kalispell Regional Healthcare has used analytics to transform their organization and achieve clinical success.

And of course, stop by our home base at booth #1428, and see how MEDITECH Expanse is transforming healthcare for organizations, clinicians, and most importantly, patients. We can’t wait to see you there.


See what we have planned for Booth #1428, and join us to make positive change in healthcare.

Visit Us At HIMSS20

Topics: Industry Leaders, C-level, Healthcare IT

Written by Christine Parent, Associate Vice President, MEDITECH

Christine Parent’s well-rounded and smart approach to problem solving has long guided MEDITECH toward stronger relationships across the care continuum. Today, she brings her rich EHR knowledge to the role of associate vice president of marketing--spreading the word on how MEDITECH empowers healthcare organizations, through our company branding, online presence, public relations, and customer events, as well as developing and executing MEDITECH’s “go-to-market” strategy.