Monday, March 04, 2013
What: Mayo Clinic and its partners in the Southeast Minnesota Beacon Community are showcasing their work through interactive demonstrations of live clinical information systems at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HiMSS) Conference & Exhibition. HiMSS is the world's largest health information technology industry organization, attracting more than 38,000 attendees annually to its conference and exhibition.
When: March 4–6
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans
Participants: Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Mayo Clinic Health System, Olmsted Medical Center, Winona Health, Allina Hospital – Owatonna, Olmsted County Public Health, Rochester Public Schools, and Regenstrief Institute, Indiana
Demonstrations: At the HiMSS Conference, members of the Southeast Minnesota Beacon Community will demonstrate how health information can be transferred among its member institutions in real time:
Southeast Minnesota is one of 17 areas nationwide selected for funding by a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services initiative called the Beacon Community Program. The initiative funds health care entities looking for ways to use information technology to improve the efficiency and delivery of health care while cutting costs. The regional alliance was created through collaboration among the major health care providers and 11 county public health departments.
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