Join Microsoft at HIMSS — booth #2500

Learn how to better enable personalized care, empower care teams, improve operational outcomes and reimagine healthcare. Engage with Microsoft executives and partners to develop a digital health roadmap that will support you in reducing costs, enhancing the patient and provider experience, and improving health outcomes. 

Microsoft for healthcare

Join Microsoft at HIMSS 2019

Monday, February 11, 2019 Tuesday, February 12, 2019 Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Thursday, February 14, 2019
  • 9:30AM-6:00PM

    Visit us at booth #2500 to discuss intelligent healthcare solutions 
    Reserve 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. 
  • 8:00AM–1:00PM

    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. 

  • 9:30AM-6:00PM

    HoloLens demo | IHA Pavilion

    Medivis apps

  • 9:30AM-6:00PM

    Set up a one-to-one meeting 
    Meet 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. 
  • 10:00AM-11:00AM

    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 


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  • 11:15AM-12:15PM

    Lunch & Learn | 203C
    Managing cyber risk: from the server room to the boardroom  
    Learn best practices and considerations to address current and future healthcare-related cyber threat activities and asset protection.
    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
  • 11:30AM-12:30PM

    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-2:00PM

    Lunch & Learn | 203C
    Optimizing 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


  • 4:00PM-4:40PM

    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​


    Panelists: ​

    Dr. John Showalter, Chief Product Officer, JVION​; Sunny Neogi, Chief Growth Officer, KenSci​; Jeffrey Schwartz, MD, President of Health Navigator, Inc.​

  • 4:00PM-6:00PM

    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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