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Beaverton, OR, United States, 2011/10/03 - With the theme of “Connected Communities of Care,” the conference’s goal is to educate attendees to learn how technology is advancing the healthcare reform movement toward accountability across for the public, private, provider, payer, and patients.
WHO: Co-sponsored by the Oregon and Washington Chapters of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
WHEN: November 14-15, 2011
Monday, November 14 – 1 pm – 7pm; Tuesday November 15 – 7am – 1pm
WHERE: Governor Hotel
614 SW 11th, Portland, OR 97205
DETAILS: HIMSS Oregon and Washington chapters are hosting the inaugural HIMSS NW Technology and Education Symposium at the Governor Hotel in Downtown Portland, Oregon.
Keynotes speakers at the conference will include Jack Friedman, Chief Executive Officer, Providence Health Plans, Brian DeVore Director of Industry Affairs from Intel Corporation, and Dr. Alan Bates, Oregon State Senator and Practicing Physician.
Breakout sessions focusing on Clinical/Quality, Technology and Business healthcare topics will also be offered and the Call for Presenters is still open through October 10th. For more details on how to submit a speaker, contact Raina McSherry at raina.mcsherry[.]himss-oregon.org.
Registration is now open for the conference. $125 for HIMSS members, $175 for non-members, and $50 for students.
Sponsor and Exhibitor opportunities are available.
Discounted Hotel Rates are available through entering rate code 10010601777
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS.org) is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., Brussels, and other locations across the United States and Europe, HIMSS represents more than 20,000 individual members and over 300 corporate members that collectively represent organizations employing millions of people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives designed to promote information and management systems’ contributions to ensuring quality patient care.