Prioritizing Healthcare Information Technology for an Unpredictable Tomorrow
This will be an interactive live event with a conference-like atmosphere. Information on how to connect to the conference will be sent out to attendees 3 days prior to the event.
Join the New England, Alabama, Mississippi, and Southern California Chapters of HIMSS as we transport you to a highly interactive, virtual environment for in-depth learning and networking opportunities. Prepare for a conference atmosphere that you can explore, complete with an auditorium, breakout sessions, keynotes, exhibit hall, challenges/games, and subject matter experts covering an array of topics related to emergency preparedness in healthcare. We invite you to experience this digital tradeshow with other HIMSS members from the East Coast to the Gulf Coast to the West Coast. And the best part is you can join the experience without leaving your home or office!
Exciting features you can expect from Prioritizing Healthcare Information Technology for an Unpredictable Tomorrow – From the East, South, West and everything in between:
- A variety of breakout sessions with live speaker Q&A
- Virtual Exhibit Hall with online HIMSS public, sponsor and leader chat capabilities
- Downloadable resources and swag
- Challenges and games to receive interaction points posted on a public leader board for prizes
- Virtual scavenger hunt for prizes
- Pre-conference networking reception
Join us to learn more from subject matter experts covering all the latest in health IT at a time of enormous transformation. Let us help you be socially connected while remaining physically distanced. Our agenda will be live soon so be sure to check for more details!
Announcing Our Closing Keynote
Brigadier General Jack Hammond (Ret.)
Home Base, A Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program
Brigadier General Jack Hammond (Ret.) is the Executive Director for the Home Base Program, which is a partnership between the Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Red Sox. Home Base has provided mental and brain health care and support for more than 20,000 veterans and military families over the past decade and established the nation’s first private sector center of excellence for the invisible wounds of war.
General Hammond has advised President Obama’s Commission on Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization and delivered remarks at the White House Veterans and Military Family Mental Health Conference. Hammond has advised President George W. Bush’s Warrior Wellness Alliance, Secretary Bob McDonald’s My VA Advisory Committee, Governor Mitt Romney’s Homeland Security Advisory Council, and Governor Charlie Baker’s Healthcare Transition Team & Veteran Advisory Council. A proven combat leader General Hammond simultaneously commanded two separate battalions in Iraq, and as a General officer, effectively led a multi-national NATO Task Force in Afghanistan. His military awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, two Legion of Merit Medals one for combat service, the Bronze Star Medal, two Meritoriously Service Medals, five Army Commendation Medal one for Valor, two Valorous Unit Awards, the Combat Action Badge, the French Medal of National Defense, and the Bulgarian Medal of Mission Support.
General Hammond holds degrees from the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, and has completed a National Security Fellowship at Harvard University.
|Southern California Member|
|New England Member||$ 25|
|Alabama Member||$ 25|
|Mississippi Member||$ 25|
|Other HIMSS Chapter Member||$ 35|
|Non-HIMSS Member||$ 50|
|Student Member||$ 5|