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The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has acquired the conference component of Health 2.0, focused on start-up digital technologies in healthcare.

 
 - HIMSS 2017
Health 2.0 conferences acquired by HIMSS

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has acquired the conference component of Health 2.0, focused on start-up digital technologies in healthcare.

 - AndrewSlavitt
Ex-CMS head Slavitt rips health IT at HIMSS 2017: ‘It’s not satisfying its customers’

In a HIMSS2017 forum with two former administrators of CMS, the most recent head of the agency, Andy Slavitt, drew both applause and surprised looks from the audience over his pointed criticism of the health IT industry.

 - John Russillo
HIMSS 2017: Embracing antimicrobial stewardship can lead to savings

Utilizing a multi-faceted antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programs can not only help a facility combat antibiotic-resistant infections, but it can also lead to cost savings even when it’s not a focal point of those efforts.

 - HIMSS 2017
HIMSS 2017: IT growth expected but vendors too quickly 'moving on' from EHRs

The 2017 HIMSS Leadership and Workforce Survey found a strong demand for health IT employees and continued growth in IT budgets for both vendors and providers. In some cases, however, providers and vendors aren’t sharing the same priorities.

 - IBM
HIMSS 2017: IBM Watson announces new partnerships—but may lose MD Anderson

IBM has announced several expansions and partnerships centered on its Watson cognitive computing system solutions. At the same time, however, the Watson-powered oncology product being developed at MD Anderson Cancer Center at the University of Texas has reportedly been placed on hold.