Build your HIMSS19 experience around your career field

by Jan 25, 2019Health Informatics Events0 comments

As the leading health information and technology conference, HIMSS19 brings together many levels of professional and academic experience within the health IT industry. This variety is what helps drive the transformation and change that these experts work to achieve in healthcare.

HIMSS19: Champions of Health Unite
The HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition brings together 45,000+ health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, excellent speakers, cutting-edge health information and technology products, and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference.

Three professional attendees looking at the career experience pathways options at the HIMSS19 conference

Attendees looking at the career experience pathways options at the HIMSS19 conference.

To reflect the diversity the industry requires and to match the demand of professionals from all areas of healthcare, UNE Online proudly offers programs made whole by an equally diverse group of students. With wide-reaching levels of expertise, a commitment to improving health outcomes, and advancing the technologies that make it possible, our students work in roles like pharmacy, nursing, health technology, clinical informatics, lab sciences, and countless others.

HIMSS 2019 celebrates you, the champion of health, and has developed experience pathways specifically designed to meet your career needs–whether you’re visiting the conference content in your current role or interested in taking your next step. Based on previous conference attendee information concerning current professions, HIMSS has gathered 12 unique suggestions for how to get the most out of your event experience.



Don’t forget to come see UNE Online at HIMSS19!

We’ll be exhibiting on University Row, Booth #11


We’ve selected some of the tracks we think would be most helpful to our readers and included some of the key sessions and events:


First-Time Attendee


Key Education Session:

First Timers Conference Orientation

Get answers to your questions on the myriad offerings at HIMSS19. Staff will be on hand to help you make the most of the conference. Find out how to navigate the exhibit halls, understand how to determine which education sessions fit your needs, learn about networking events, and more.

Network & Explore:

Innovation LIVE

Explore the future of healthcare through cutting-edge technologies from startups, accelerators and other innovators.

HIMSS19 Opening Reception

Join us for this year’s not-to-be missed Opening Reception at HIMSS19! There will be entertainment, music, food and drinks galore!




Key Education Session:

Nursing Informatics Symposium: Beyond the EHR: Changing Care Models, Changing Roles

Explore the changing role of the nurse and the impact on informatics, with a focus on care coordination.

Network & Explore:

Personalized Health Experience – NEW!

Explore the next big challenge in healthcare- how to integrate health technologies into personal care delivery, wellness, and daily living.

Nursing Informatics Reception

Network with fellow nurses and peers to foster professional relationships that will guide you on your health IT journey.


IT Professional


Key Education Session:

Remote Access Security: An Ethical Hack Demo

This session will use a live hack demo to discuss the risks of open connectivity and how to secure those risks and the speakers will show how hackers connect to an inadequately protected computer, get past an insecure password, put malware on the system and use that malware to remove sensitive information.

Network & Explore:

Developer Innovation Lab

Hosted within Innovation Live, the lab will offer hands-on workshops, tech talks, and networking

HIMSS Clinical & Business Intelligence Community Reception

Mix and mingle with fellow C&BI and population health colleagues to foster professional relationships that will help you on your journey to turn data into action for value-based care and improved population health.




Key Education Session:

AMDIS HIMSS Physicians’ Executive Symposium: Empowering Physicians Today

Explore how to navigate the “quadruple aim” goals while avoiding common health IT landmines, learn about disruptive healthcare delivery models, and discover how to use technology to empower physicians to serve their patients better.

Network & Explore:

Intelligent Health Pavilion

Watch live, working demonstrations of cutting-edge technologies, including a smart medical home and an intelligent hospital.

Interoperability & Health Information Exchange Community Reception

Meet other like-minded health information, technology, and medical professionals and learn about opportunities for peer-to-peer networking, problem-solving and education through this central convening point for Interoperability and HIE.


Senior IT Executive


Key Education Session:

Best Practices Symposium: Leveraging Information and Technology to Combat Opioid Addiction

Examine technology solutions and best practices of HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence recipients for identifying at-risk patients, including standardizing care to prevent unnecessary opioid exposure, changing prescribing habits of clinicians, and getting addicts referred to rehabilitation.

Network & Explore:

Cybersecurity Command Center

Participate in engaging, interactive, hands-on activities, and attend education sessions to enhance your knowledge on today’s hottest cyber issues.

Women in Health IT Networking Reception

Be a part of the industry’s most powerful gathering of women innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs shaping and transforming health through technology today.

For more information about each of these and the remaining seven tracks:


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