The 2013 HIMSS Texas Regional Conference will be in San Antonio, Texas on May 14th-15th. The Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society is a professional organization for healthcare and IT professionals in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex providing leadership, professional development, education, and networking opportunities.
This is the 5th Annual Regional Conference for the Texas Region and they are anticipating 400+ healthcare IT professionals to attend. The theme of the 2013 Conference is MISSION: POSSIBLE! Keynote speakers for the event include Mayor Julián Castro, Martin S. Kohn, M.D., M.S., FACEP, CPE, FACPE, Chief Medical Scientist for Care Delivery Systems in IBM Research, Nora Belcher, Executive Director of Texas e-Health Alliance, Mac McMillan, FHIMSS, CISM Chair, HIMSS Privacy and Security Task Force, CEO of CynergisTek, Inc., and Edward W. Marx, CIO of Texas Health Resources. Key topics that will be covered are Stage 2 of Meaningful Use, how to drive clinician adoption and improve clinical outcomes through information technology, the value proposition and use case for HIE connectivity and meeting the requirements for quality reporting and pay for performance changes. We are looking forward to attending!