The promise of healthcare today requires that healthcare IT leaders are prepared for the many challenges
they face. HIMSS10 educational offerings feature industry leaders presenting on a variety of topics designed
to provide attendees with the tools and resources they need to effect change in a dynamic industry.
To meet the needs of this ever changing industry, HIMSS has added general education topic categories
like economic stimulus, globalization, and regulatory compliance to an already dynamic line-up.
And, our pre-conference education offers attendees hands-on learning about various ARRA topics like
meaningful use, quality, certification, interoperability, as well as effective techniques for negotiating
294 Sessions, 440 Speakers
Just as architecture has the power to transform a skyline, create new vistas and reshape the horizon-so technology has the power to redefine healthcare.
HIMSS09 is where physicians, nurses, HIT executives, pharmacists, vendors and healthcare IT professionals from around the world come together for a week that will forever change the face of healthcare IT.
They come in search of solutions. They leave with a shared vision.
HIMSS ARRA Economic Stimulus
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,
signed by President Obama on February 17, 2009, includes $19.2 billion in provisions for healthcare information technology
(health IT). As the leading authority on the appropriate implementation and use of Health IT, browse this section to get
educated on the various aspects of ARRA.
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Take advantage of packages containing our most highly rated sessions from
annual conference and virtual conference events.
Virtual Conference April and November 2008
Topics in these virtual conferences include Stark & Anti-kickback, the rise and fall of the physician network,
ePrescribing, care transformation, the medical home, attracting, training and retraining staff,
and others from the latest HIMSS virtual conference.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry's
membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of
healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.