‘Health that Connects + Tech that Cares’ are the two overarching themes of this year’s HIMSS Global Health Conference and Exhibition, being held in Chicago from 17 to 21 April.
These subject areas feel apt for an industry at a post-COVID watershed. Now IT is being leveraged not in pandemic crisis response, but to address some of its long-term ramifications: relieving pressure (and burnout) on healthcare staff; reducing costs of healthcare provision as budgets shrink; extracting greater value from vast amounts of data generated by the industry (Health that Connects); and streamlining workflows. This is all set against the backdrop of the steady shift towards value-based care (VBC), in the US.
Here, Signify Research details five talking points that will define the show for delegates and participants at HIMSS2023.