Recently, we interviewed Karen Malone, Vice President of The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society. When speaking to her, we learned some important information that would be helpful for people to know before attending the trade show.

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What are the novelties of the next edition?

In the next edition, we plan to focus more on cyber security, population health, big data, innovation/next generation technologies, and connected health.

What are 3 reasons why people should visit The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society Trade Show?

  1. The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society is the best place to get all product solutions (new and existing) under one roof.
  2. We have exceptional education to stay informed or get late breaking news/updates.
  3. The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society is a great opportunity for peer-to-peer interaction, exchanges of pain points, and best practices.

What are the benefits of exhibiting at The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society?

HIMSS has the largest amount of providers and buyers in one place. Exhibiting at HIMSS is also a great opportunity to conduct b-to-b business and stay on top of new technologies, competitors, etc.

Is HIMSS invite only or is it open to the public?

HIMSS is open to anyone with a stake in the healthcare IT space.

How many visitors are expected to attend this next edition?

For this upcoming edition, we are expecting about 40,000-45,000 visitors.

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How did you go about choosing the location of your event?

We like to rotate where we host the event and move around the country to meet all stakeholder needs geographically.

What will I have to know in order to exhibit in Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society? (specific rules)

It is important to know that space is going fast. Check out the annual conference web site for open booth locations, specialty booths that may be a good fit (e.g. Population health), and for rules and pricing.

You are involved in an extremely important field. What do you do to assure your customers that they are buying the most high end products?

Our members are smart shoppers and they do their research. If we get any complaints about a specific exhibitor we will address it as appropriate.

Do you supply products for hospitals and healthcare companies all over the world?

Yes, we supply products in regions all over the world.

What kind of innovations or eye opening products do you think are in store for the near future?

In the future, we want to put more focus on disruptive or next generation technologies such as those that help the consumer better manage their healthcare (e.g. wearables).

Are you working on anything right now that you are excited about releasing in the near future?

Yes – we will launch the web site in middle to end of August. Watch for information then.

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When it comes to healthcare related trade shows, The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society is the place to be. They supply products for hospitals and healthcare companies all over the world and have never failed to impress. It is guaranteed that you will find what your looking for at HIMSS and there is much to be excited for in the near future!