ATLANTA , Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ — Atlanta, Georgia welcomes the 2010 Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition, Mar. 1-4, 2010 , at the Georgia World Congress Center. Some 29,000 healthcare industry professionals and 900 exhibitors are expected to attend and discuss cutting-edge technology and innovative healthcare solutions designed to improve patient care.
Stonebranch will be on the HIMSS exhibit floor with its Managed file Transfer solutions. At booth #4648, Stonebranch will demonstrate its Infitran and Scribbos solutions that enable HCOs to secure and automate healthcare information including: electronic health records, electronic medical records, personal health information and large files like medical imaging. Additionally, these tools provide secure communications between healthcare providers, patients, payors, business associates and other covered entities, while complying with the HITECH Act and HIPAA standards.
Nicole Shingler , director of healthcare solutions at Stonebranch, said, “Due to increasing requirements from HITECH and HIPAA, it is more important than ever to secure information in all areas of data exchange. The encryption at rest and in motion provided by Stonebranch solutions can help any organization avoid data breaches and have peace of mind.”
The annual HIMSS conference in the U.S. ranks as one of the largest healthcare IT and management systems gatherings in the world. Attendees who participate in this year's conference can select from more than 300 education sessions and networking events, in addition to visiting the exhibits, new product pavilions and other innovations on the exhibit floor.
Keynote speakers confirmed for HIMSS10 include:
- Dan Hesse ,chief executive officer of Sprint Nextel
- Dr. David Blumenthal , National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
- An interview with Dr. Sanjay Gupta ,CNN senior medical correspondent, and fraud investigator Harry Markopolos
- Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger , US Airways pilot and founder and CEO of Safety Reliability Methods
The conference education sessions include pre-conference symposia on topics, such as clinical engineering, financial systems, health information exchanges (HIEs), nursing informatics, payers, pharmacy IT, physicians' IT, and supply chain management.
Once again, the Interoperability Showcase will be a highlight of the 2010 conference with groundbreaking demonstrations that utilize cutting-edge technology and standards to demonstrate interoperability in an interactive environment. With the electronic health record a reality on the exhibit floor, attendees will be able to create, track and manage virtual electronic health records and personal health records as they experience interoperability advances across both acute and outpatient care environments.
Stonebranch will showcase its healthcare IT solutions at the booth (#4648) to assist customers in identifying the right solution for their individual healthcare setting. Staff will be available to discuss the product with interested customers so that they better understand the EHR product options Stonebranch can provide.
To learn more aboutStonebranch's healthcare IT solutions, visit booth #4648 during the annual HIMSS conference, or visit the Stonebranch website at www.stonebranch.com. Visit the HIMSS10 Web site at www.himssconference.org for more information.
Stonebranch provides solutions which govern business processes and data exchange for businesses. In 2009, Stonebranch launched Scribbos™, a subsidiary of Stonebranch. Scribbos offers a secure business communications solution, which complements Stonebranch's Infitran™, its Intelligent File Transfer Solution, and Indesca™, its Independent Scheduling Agents solution. Used separately or as a suite, Stonebranch and Scribbos products and services interoperate with existing platforms/infrastructures and emerging technologies. Stonebranch clients include some of the world's largest financial, healthcare and technology institutions. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA , Stonebranch has offices throughout the world, including Germany , The United Kingdom , The Netherlands , Spain and Denmark . For more information on Stonebranch, please visit: www.stonebranch.com.