The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference brings together more than 28,000 healthcare industry IT experts to see offerings from over 900 exhibitors. It is the largest annual gathering in the healthcare information technology field. This year's exhibit takes on special significance given federal incentives to accelerate adoption of information technology in the healthcare arena. Dr. Matthew Birnholz hosts this first of two programs from the conference.
H. Stephen Lieber, CAE - President and CEO, HIMSS
John Mattison, MD - Chief Medical Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente, Southern California
Steve Aylward - General Manager, Health and Life Sciences, Microsoft
Michael Mirro, MD, FACC, FACP - Chair, Health Informatics Committee, American College of Cardiology (interviewed at the Medical Informatics Engineering Exhibit)