HIMSS18 Annual Conference
Las Vegas
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.


Interested in participating? 

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!  At this time some demonstrations are very close to full and are in italics. If interested in one of these demonstrations pleae contact us to discuss further. 


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, FormFast


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: Epic, Cerner, DSS Inc., NextGen, Ellkay, Surescripts


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: Epic, Netsmart, CareEvolution,


Value-Based Care in the Post-Acute Setting

Focused on lowering acute care recidivism, ACOs and other risk-based reimbursement model organizations are working together to set up clear carepathways. By working with family members and post-acute providers to make the right decision as to where a person recovers and wrapping the correct services around them, outcomes can be improved and value-based incentives can be attained. 

Participating Organizations: Netsmart, Infor, Moxe, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Epic, Brightree, GE


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, EPIC


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, CDC, FormFast, GE


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: Epic, B Braun, GuardRFID, Philips, Omnicell, Philips


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: Epic, Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center, ViTel Net, INFINITT North America, 


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: Epic, Baxter, Dräeger, NextGen, Byte Sized Solutions, Bernoulli, Ellkay


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.

Participating Organizations: CDC (NCCDPHP), CDC (NCCDPHP), Philips, EPIC, Nextrials, Endosoft



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, NCHS/Genesis (CDC), Michigan DOH (CDC), Utah DOH (CDC), Genesis Systems, Smiths Medical, Epic



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, Mindray, Spok, Masimo, Zoll


Public Health reporting

Public health reporting is the cornerstone of public health surveillance, with timely, accurate and complete data being critical to reduce disease transmission. This use case demonstrates a multi-jurisdictional approach for automated electronic case reporting, using centralized decision support to promote secure bidirectional information exchange between healthcare and public health. 

Participating Organizations: NCHS (CDC), APHL/CSTE/RCKMS (CDC), Utah DOH (CDC), Michigan DOH (CDC), Epic


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, Dräeger, DSS Inc., GE, Ellkay, Diameter Health, Dicom Systems


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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