February 20-22, 2017 | Orlando, FL

HIMSS17 Interoperability Showcase: Accomplishments

HIMSS saw a spike in healthcare leaders’ interest in interoperability education at the 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, according to attendance data from the event. Compared to HIMSS16, attendance more than doubled at the redesigned HIMSS Interoperability Showcase™, a 34,000-square-foot exhibition displaying, in real-time, the exchange and use of data through interoperability profiles and standards with live products currently in the marketplace. The showcase featured interoperability use cases related to surgery and recovery, diabetes management, connected care, childbirth and federal health architecture initiatives, among others.

   19 Connected demonstrations: 117 systems representing 66 organizations.
   380 schedule demonstrations of standard based interoperability.
   21 VIP or specialty tours, including the Dutch Minister of Health and the Nursing and Physician communities.
   35 vendor whitepapers and 8 vendor blogs developed.
   22 education sessions with over 1,500 attendees.
   1.9 million people reached through social media.
   Over 10,000 visitors were scanned entering the Interoperability Showcase - 7,482 of those were unique
   Based on wireless data, we were able to capture information about the wireless devices within the Showcase. On average, 1,400 devices spent 20-60 minutes in the Showcase, 1,300 of which spent over an hour!



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