HIMSS21 will stream some in-person sessions online

Some HIMSS21 in-person sessions, including major keynotes and “views from the top,” will be available to watch online.  

HIMSS, parent company of Healthcare IT News, announced this week that 10 in-person HIMSS21 sessions would be available via HIMSS21 Digital and Accelerate, HIMSS’ newly launched platform.  

The sessions to be streamed live on Accelerate (all of which will be available on demand through HIMSS21 Digital) include:   

  • Encouraging the Science of Happiness – An Experiment in Gratitude, with Rainn Wilson and Shabnam Mogharabi
    Thursday, Aug. 12, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. PDT
  • Two Parties, One Stage – A Bold Fireside Chat with Political Leaders, with Chris Christie and Terry McAuliffe
    Friday, Aug. 13, 8:30 – 10 a.m. PDT
  • Mindset of a Champion – A Conversation with Alex Rodriguez
    Friday, Aug. 13, 1:15 – 2:30 p.m. PDT

Those that will be available via HIMSS21 Digital include:  

  • Preserving the Health of a Population – Early Lessons from a Global Pandemic
    Tuesday, Aug. 10, 8:25 – 9:11 a.m. PDT
  • The State of Healthcare Cybersecurity Today: A Comprehensive Overview
    Wednesday, Aug. 11, 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. PDT
  • A Bias Toward Action: A Young Innovator’s Message
    Thursday, Aug. 12, 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. PDT
  • The Future of Healthcare
    Thursday, Aug. 12, 8:25 – 10:00 a.m. PDT
  • Answering the Call: The Importance of Interoperability Across the Spectrum in the Age of COVID-19 and Beyond
    On Demand Wednesday, Aug. 11
  • Human Spaceflight – An Analog for Earth
    On Demand Thursday, Aug. 12
  • Leading in A Global Crisis: Medical Information, Trust and Transparency
    ​On Demand Thursday, Aug. 12

HIMSS announced this past week that it would mandate masking for all attendees, in addition to requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccinations. 

As of July 28, more than 18,000 people had registered for the digital and in-person experience.  


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