Last week saw the annual global conference of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). The meeting was vibrant, with visitor levels far higher than the 28,000 seen in Orlando last year, at more than 35,000. There was good reason for this excitement. Aside from the usual bounce a ‘return to normality’ can offer, there were also many interesting subjects to discuss, some of which are crucial as vendors, providers and other stakeholders plan their strategies over the coming years.
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Of these topics, there was one that stood out. Thanks to its novelty, its recent and sometimes controversial explosion into the public consciousness, and the far-reaching possibilities some