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Cybersecurity, patient experience and public health dominate HIMSS conversation

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Cybersecurity, patient experience and public health dominate HIMSS conversation

August 13, 2021

Cybersecurity, patient experience and public health dominate HIMSS conversation

This week the HIMSS global conference was back in person after the COVID-19 pandemic sidelined last year's event. After a week packed with hundreds of educational sessions, scores of vendor demonstrations and new meet and greets, the HIMSS Media editors sit down for a debrief on cybersecurity,  patient experience, public health, and more.

Talking points:

  • The mood and feel at HIMSS21
  • New cyber attacks require innovations in cybersecurity
  • More attention paid to the voice of the patient
  • Public health infrastructure gaps exposed by the pandemic
  • More work still needed on interoperability
  • Incorporating health equity and clinical trial diversity into the conversation
  • AI/ML in a low-key but foundational role
  • Star Trek and the Jetsons — models for healthcare
  • Some keynote highlights
  • COVID lessons, positive and negative
  • The telehealth explosion and its aftermath
  • Value-based care is coming, but when?
  • Notes from the Pharma forum

More about this episode:

 ONC, CDC want to fix the fragmented public health system COVID-19 exposed

HIMSS21 tech news: cloud, analytics and interoperability developments

Updates and lessons learned from AstraZeneca, MGH's AMAZE platform

Govs. Chris Christie and Terry McAuliffe trade jabs at HIMSS21

COVID-19 shined light on new opportunities for public health on social media

AI is the new paradigm in forecasting infectious disease risk

Former ONC head Rucker: APIs will ‘empower totally new business models’

Rainn Wilson makes us grateful for being number two

DHA director: Information and technology drive effective pandemic response

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