Microsoft at HIMSS 2019
Better experiences. Better insights. Better care.
Learn how to better enable personalized care, empower care teams, improve operational outcomes, and reimagine healthcare.
February 11-15 | Orlando, FL
Microsoft Health Innovation AwardsThe Microsoft Health Innovation Awards are presented annually to the healthcare or life sciences organizations and technology solution partners that best demonstrates industry leadership in using technology to achieve innovation excellence.
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Microsoft for healthcare
Explore our new tech at booth #2500
Health Forum and Innovation Awards
Join us for the annual Microsoft Health Forum where you will hear from industry thought leaders who are helping to shape the future of healthcare through digital transformation. This half-day event features the latest innovations in health delivered by Microsoft executives and other luminaries. This year’s event will also showcase the Microsoft Health Innovation Awards that best demonstrate industry leadership in using technology to achieve innovation excellence.
Wednesday, February 13th l 8:00AM – 1:00PM l Valencia Ballroom
Industry solution session
Ethics of AI in healthcare: developing the right framework for innovative clinical delivery
Understand the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare and the ethical and societal implications you should consider. Hear about Microsoft's approach to AI and how it's addressing challenges that come with innovative technology.
Hemant Pathak, Associate General Counsel, Microsoft
Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President, AI & Research, Microsoft
Dr. Susannah Rose, PhD, Associate Chief Experience Officer, Cleveland Clinic
Michael Hodgkins, M.D., M.P.H., Vice President, Chief Medical Information Officer, American Medical Association
Tuesday, February 12th l 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM l W208C
9:30AM-6:00PMVisit us at booth #2500 to discuss intelligent healthcare solutionsReserve your spot now by completing the request form. Each tour is 45 minutes and begins on the hour, every hour. Spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.
Microsoft Health & Innovation Awards l Valencia Ballroom D
This event features the latest innovations in health delivered by Microsoft executives and other luminaries. This year’s event will also showcase the Microsoft Health Innovation Awards that best demonstrate industry leadership in using technology to achieve innovation excellence.
HoloLens demo | IHA Pavilion
9:30AM-6:00PMSet up a one-to-one meetingMeet face to face with Microsoft executives, other thought leaders and industry experts. You will have the opportunity to deep dive into your particular areas of interest.
Blockchain forum | W230A
David Houlding, Principal Healthcare Lead, Microsoft
Daniel Bowden, VP & CISO, Sentara Healthcare
Mitchell Parker, Executive Director, Information Security & Compliance, Indiana University Health
11:15AM-12:15PMLunch & Learn | 203CManaging cyber risk: from the server room to the boardroomLearn best practices and considerations to address current and future healthcare-related cyber threat activities and asset protection.Speakers:Jeff Welgan, Executive Director, Head of Execuive Training Programs, CyberVista; Hector Rodriguez, WW Health CISO, Microsoft ; Omar Khawaja, CISO, Highmark; Vik Arora, CISO, Hospital for Special Survery; Nicole Darden Ford, CISO, Baxter
Improving medication practice and patient safety through artificial intelligence
Hall F 9100 | Interoperability Showcase Theater
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to help health systems improve clinical practice and patient safety by supporting smarter and more efficient decision making. The panel will discuss the success factors necessary to optimize data analytics within healthcare by exploring the practical application of AI to address drug diversion management.
Ken Tanner, Global Solutions Architect, CTO Office for Data & AI, Microsoft; Katelyn Hipwell, Manager of Clinical Operations Pharmacy Services, University of Virgina Health Systems; Perry Flowers, Vice President of Medical Affairs, BD; Scott Loebig, VP of Research and Development, BD; Stephen Smith, VP Research and Development, Medication Management Systems, BD
1:00PM-2:00PMLunch & Learn | 203COptimizing care coordination through communication, collaboration, and engagement
Build collaboration and increase efficiency amongst your care teams and learn how to engage patients and caregivers in the process to reduce readmissions, enable care coordination across distances, and ultimately improve the quality of care for every patient.
Sherri Aufderheide, Administrator, Inpatient Care Management Operations & Utilization Management, Integrated Care Management, Advocate Aurora Health Care; Paul Smolke, Director, Microsoft Health; Kathy Minnis, Director, Microsoft Health Product Management
AI in health speed-dating: making digital transformation real | Extreme Networks Innovation Theater
As the AI in health market moves from aspiration to execution, this fast-paced session will highlight real-world examples of AI in provider and payer organizations driving measurable transformation in chronic disease management, operational effectiveness and consumer engagement.
Moderator: Tom Lawry, Director of Worldwide Health, Microsoft
Dr. John Showalter, Chief Product Officer, JVION; Sunny Neogi, Chief Growth Officer, KenSci; Jeffrey Schwartz, MD, President of Health Navigator, Inc.
Nursing informatics roundtable and reception l Valencia Ballroom D
This roundtable provides the platform to enable the advancement of CNIOs and nursing informaticists as trued clinical leaders as part of an integrated care team. Immediately following the nursing informatics roundtable session, all are invited to network with fellow nurses and peers to foster professional relationships that will guide you on your health IT journey.
Moderator: Molly McCarthy, MBA, BSN, RN, National Director, US Provider Industry, and Chief Nursing Officer, Microsoft US Health & Life Sciences
Whende Carroll, Founder, Nurse Evolution
Karlene M. Kerfoot, Chief Nursing Officer, GE
Ellen Pollack, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, UCLA Health Information Technology
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Heather Cartwright, General Manager, NExT
Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research
Neil Jordan, Worldwide General Manager, Health Industry
Chris Sakalosky, US EC Healthcare, Regional Vice President
Julie Sanford, General Manager, Global Industry Product Marketing
Emma Williams, Corporate Vice President, Office Verticals
Breaking down AI: 10 real applications in healthcare
Discover practical use cases for applying AI and data analytics to make healthcare more efficient while improving clinical quality and health-related outcomes.
Healthcare digital transformation assessment
Discover how health organizations across the globe are partnering with Microsoft to move beyond digitization into transformation and rallying with innovation.