HIMSS 2017 Exhibit Hall Presentations

As a title sponsor, Georgia will have a dedicated pavilion where leaders from the state’s health IT companies will be delivering presentations on Monday, February 20th and Tuesday, February 21st that guests are encouraged to attend.

Speaker Topics and Schedule



Date: Monday, February 20, 2017
Time: 10:30am
Topic: The Importance of Disease Specific Applications in your eMR
Speaker: Lucie Ide, MD/PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Rimidi

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Date: Monday, February 20, 2017
Time: 11:00am
Topic: Programs that Communicate a Commitment to Better Patient Care
Speakers: Van Willis, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, and Jim Bowling, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, PREMEDEX

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Date: Monday, February 20, 2017
Time: 1:30pm
Topic: Revenue Cycle Enhancement for Rural Health
Speakers: Baha Zeidan, Chief Executive Officer, and Justin Pierce, Vice President of Sales, of Azalea Health


Date: Monday, February 20, 2017
Time: 2:00pm
Topic: Georgia Tech’s Health Data Analytics Platform: A Community Resource for Interoperable Analytics and Applications
Speaker: Jon Duke, M.D., Director of Health Data Analytics, Georgia Tech Research Institute


Date: Monday, February 20, 2017
Time: 2:30pm
Topic: Telehealth and RPM Reimbursement
Speaker: Theo Harvey, Chief Executive Officer, SynsorMed 

 alexander-anthony Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 10:30am
Topic: Sparking Interoperability with FHIR
Speaker: Alexander Anthony, Chief Operating & Strategy Officer, Four Seasons Healthcare Consultants

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 11:00am
Topic: Navigating the Future of Healthcare
Speaker: Justin Barnes, Chief Growth Officer, iHealth


Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 11:30am
Topic: The Missing Link in Clinical Communications – The Patient
Speaker: Sidney P. Smith, MD President and Chief Executive Officer, Anagen Systems


Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 1:00pm
Topic: Georgia HIMSS and YOU
Speaker: Dee Cantrell, President, Georgia HIMSS Board of Directors



Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 1:30pm
Topic: The Rising Significance of Holistic Patient ID in Healthcare
Speaker: Michael Trader, President and Co-Founder, RightPatient®

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Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 2:00pm
Topic: The Future of Code Auditing for Healthcare
Speaker: David Sides, Chief Executive Officer, Streamline Health


More than 225 HIT companies take advantage of Georgia’s pro-business environment, skilled workforce and ecosystem of life sciences, financial technology and cyber security companies. We are excited to be able to host such a wide range of talented speakers, and we look forward to seeing you at our pavilion at HIMSS.

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