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Ambra Health Imaging Strategy Assessment

Three Reasons to Schedule an Imaging Strategy Assessment at HIMSS17:

  • Gain insight on what other organizations like yours are doing or aren't doing in enterprise imaging.
  • Determine what cost savings could look like if you were to migrate image storage to the cloud or deploy Cloud VNA.
  • Discover new strategies for interoperability that could improve connections between hospitals, referring physicans and regional networks.

Ambra's Show Guide to All Things Imaging at HIMSS17


Monday, February 20th

Nationwide Trusted Exchange: Are We There Yet?

12:00pm - 1:00pm EST - Orange County Convention Center 311E

Nationwide health data sharing agreements eliminate the need for point-to-point arrangements while sharing the costs to implement and maintain a legal agreement, policy, specifications and testing across a large community of exchange partners. 



Still Afraid of the Cloud? A CIO's Journey

1:30pm - 2:30pm EST - Orange County Convention Center 311A

Hear a CIO's view on which workloads were good candidates to move to the cloud, how HIPAA compliance and legal concerns were addressed and overcome, as well as the process to determine whether a cloud-based approach could help one of the largest health systems address agility, cost savings, performance, compliance and innovation to ultimately bring value to patients and physicians.



HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging Workgroup Meetup

2:00pm - 2:45pm EST - Orange County Convention Center Lobby C, HIMSS Spot

Join the HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging Workgroup in an open discussion on sharing enterprise imaging strategies, creating awareness that images are an essential part of the EHR, inclusive of, yet broader than the Radiology or Cardiology domains and voicing the enterprise imaging considerations that must be made as healthcare data management standards, such as IHE and others, continue to evolve.



Utilizing Cloud for Image Storage and Sharing

3:00pm - 3:30pm EST - Population Care Mgmt Knowledge Center, Booth 6179 of Expo Floor

This session will review the options of storing images in the cloud and utilizing cloud applications for sharing of images and clinical information.   The presentation will describe a working application for storage and then utilization of that archive-to-archive sharing of images across healthcare enterprises.



Tuesday, February 21st

Advancing Nationwide Person-Centered Health Data Exchange

11:30am - 12:30am EST - Orange County Convention Center 311E

Over the course of the last year, thousands of hospitals and clinics have been increasingly accessing and using patient data collected at other provider locations, whether across the city or across the country. Hear how Beebe Healthcare is leveraging this newly available data to better manage their patients’ care, access their snowbirds’ health records and treat tourists in their community.



Enterprise Imaging - Building a Solutions Roadmap

1:00pm - 2:00pm EST - Orange County Convention Center 307A

Developing a vision, designing a program and finally executing on a plan to bring an Enterprise Imaging initiative to life involves multiple stakeholders, departments and service-lines and is not an easy task. Hear how an organization initiates an Enterprise Imaging Strategy and the steps it takes to turn a strategy into a solution.


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"Must See" on the Expo Floor:

HIMSS Interoperability Showcase, Booth: 9000

Ambra Health, Booth 3630

AthenaHealth, Booth 3743, 3837

Commonwell Health Alliance, Booth 3309

Greenway Health, Booth 4593

Jefferson Radiology, Booth 6179

Medicity, Booth 5961

The Sequoia Project & Care Connectivity Consortium, Booth 4193




Networking Opportunities:

Monday, Febuary 20th

HIMSS17 Women in Health IT Reception
5:30pm - 7:00pm EST

Millennials Reception
6:00pm - 8:00pm EST

The Most Influential Women in Health IT Awards Dinner
7:30pm - 9:30pm EST

Tuesday, February 21st

#HealthITChicks Meetup at HIMSS Spot
11:00am - 12:00pm EST

6:00pm – 7:00pm EST

Wednesday, February 22nd

Wednesday Night Special Event at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ 
7:30pm - 11:00pm EST