Las Vegas, NV
Mar. 6-8, 2018

Use Case Categories


Witness the impact these systems have on clinical outcomes, quality and the patient experience. Learn more from our experts by engaging in our education theater, visiting our marketplace and learning from our Interoperability stakeholders.


Each general tour walks through one of our various Use Case demonstrations and will run at 15 minutes and 45 minutes past each hour and last approximately 25 minutes. Schedule your tour in advance in the HIMSS conference app. Walk ups are welcome. 

Note: As we are currently hard at work on our demonstrations, these use cases are subject to change. Please revisit us closer to the HIMSS conference for the most up to date information.


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For more details on how to register to participate see our participation page. Catch up and listen to our most recent webinar.  Review our impact at HIMSS7, including vistor demonographics, or watch a demonstration from last year. 

Note: Demonstration roles are on a first come, first serve basis. If you would like to demonstrate a specific role, sign up early to get the spot you want! 


Virtual Care: Rural Settings

Connecting multiple organizations and care teams in underserved communities and rural settings to create a virtual care team to provide person-centered care.

Participating Organizations: Medal, Cerner


Cancer and Imaging 

A person seeks treatment from a provider; Radiology reveals the individual has cancer. The patient goes to a variety of areas and services for treatment and is monitored in the home. 

Participating Organizations: Qvera, Cerner


Immunization and Vaccination 

An infectious disease outbreak prompts public health surveillance and population health management to find individuals, under their care, who may not have been vaccinated. Immunization records are generated as the population receives treatment and providers coordinate care.

Participating Organizations: Organizations, DSS, NextGen, EPIC


Opioid Addiction Care

Through in-network and out-of-network interoperability protocols across multiple locations, this patients use of opioids can be monitored and services can be provided to address their pain. Care givers are able to work together to support this patients treatment and keep them on a path to recovery and better health.

Participating Organizations: Netsmart, EPIC


Home Health Referral Management 

Health IT aids in clinical decision support to assign the correct care pathway through the continuum. Hospital referrals for home health can expedite safe transitions of care to a long term care facility or the home; enabling providers to provide coordinated care and families to be involved in the decision making process.

Participating Organizations: Netsmart


Medication Management 

People benefit from a common connectivity health platform that supports interoperability. System integration optimizes data exchange to increase medication safety, security, and operational workflow efficiency protecting patients and providers. 

Participating Organizations: BD, Stanley Healthcare


Patient Identification & Security 

Making a person's record confidentially known and shared across the care continuum is difficult due to human error and fraud. End-to-end positive patient identity an important step in a successful care model. Access to sensitive behavioral health records is paramount as the person is treated and diagnosed. 

Participating Organizations: Healthcelerate


Labor and Delivery

High-risk pregnancies require strong care coordination and communication. Once in labor, teams must work with the mother and family resulting in a healthy birth that is then reported to local officials. Mother and child must also be monitored closely after birth to prevent maternal and infant mortality.

Participating Organizations: ICU medical, TelMediq, OBIX, EPIC


Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk Factors 

Individuals with multiple comorbidities, such as diabetes and heart disease, face challenges moving through the health care system. As an individual moves through a variety of care settings and services, patient safety does not have to be compromised.

Participating Organizations: B Braun, GuardRFID, Philips, EPIC


Telehealth: Improving Stroke Systems of Care in Rural and Underserved Areas
Utilizing telehealth and other technologies, we will follow a patient with significant risk factors for stroke through prevention, diagnosis, timely treatment and home care.

Participating Organizations: National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, ViTel Net, EPIC


Heart Attack 

A person experiences crushing chest pain and is transported emergently to the hospital. He is admitted for intervention and recovers in the ICU. Upon discharge they follow-up with the Cardiologist. 

Participating Organization:s: Baxter, Draeger, NextGen, EPIC



For older individuals,maintaining a healthy life at home is achieved with coordinated care, risk assessments and nutritional plans. The patient is admitted to an acute care hospital and screened for malnutrition and is referred to the Dietitian/Nutritionist at the acute care hospital. The Nutritionist evaluates the individual and creates a nutrition care plan as documented in the EHR. The patient and their family are educated on their nutrition care plan and transferred to a rehabilitation facility. Their health care record is sent to the care team, family and home health agency to allow for consistent intervention for nutrition status. Throughout treatment their Nutrition Care Plan is updated and nutrition community services are contacted, thereby supporting their transition to home. The patient and their family are provided with details on securing the oral high protein nutritional supplement from their pharmacy. Instructions are provided to the patient and family on how to communicate via secure e-mail on non-life threatening questions they have.


Cancer Registry and Discovery
Recently diagnosed with cancer, initial and subsequent pathology reports are sent to the state cancer registry. After failure of initial therapy and reoccurrence of cancer that metastasized, the patient chooses to enroll in clinical research trial using immunotherapy.


Revenue Cycle

Complicated treatments and hospital stays can result in complex billing and confusion for patients and families. Utilizing revenue cycle services these individuals are able to navigate the costs and decrease stress during a difficult time.

Participating Organizations: HPS



Premature birth leads to a congenital heart condition. The baby is kept under close monitoring during treatment and therapy. After discharge, follow up care with specialists in another state are facilitated with cross community data exchange.

Participating Organizations: NextGen



A person requires an organ transplant. They receive bridge therapy while waiting for the transplant. Home care is vital during this time. The patient is brought to the OR for emergent surgery. Occupational therapy is provided during the recovery process.

Participating Organizations: Ivenix, EPIC


Healthy Habits 

A person sees a nutritionist for a Crohn'sDisease diet plan. With a nutritionist, a healthy plan is established. Through analysis of large populations, public health has generated knowledge that contributes to the care. 


Battlefield to Bedside

A person is admitted into the hospital; the provider queries the individual's history and gathers information from multiple data sites including the Army hospital, the VA facility, and the outpatient clinic. The patient is treated and discharged back to the US for follow up care.

Participating Organizations: Cerner, Draeger, DSS


International Care 

In this use case we explore how care coordination and information exchange is completed across borders and in countries around the world. Participants will help guide how and in what nations this use case focuses on to highlight the work being done globally to support improved quality and better outcomes


Nationwide Care Transitions
Leveraging the CommonWell services and nationwide network, see how a patient is able to have better care coordination across his providers and better access to his own records. This use case will showcase national record locator, patient identification and linking, and data query and retrieve services across various end users, venues of care and health IT systems, including patient portals, EHRs and devices.

Participating Organizations: Brightree, Cerner, eClinicalWorks, Greenway Health, Imprivata, MEDITECH, One Record


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