Author Archives: Cari McLean

About Cari McLean

Cari McLean is HIMSS Manager, Social Media

Health IT is “I will see the doctor now”

By Brad Tritle, Chair, HIMSS Social Media Task Force With all of the excitement and discussion around Meaningful Use Stage 2 happening, it is perhaps good to remind the industry of something physicians and other providers already know: Patients don’t … Continue reading

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Top Takeaways and Resources from Day One of the HIMSS Virtual Conference & Expo

If there is one key takeaway from day one of HIMSS Virtual Conference & Expo, it is attendees won’t leave empty handed. And #HIMSSVirtual attendees Caryn Webb (@CarynWebb) and Dave Armstrong (@verifide) echoed this sentiment. #HIMSSVirtual @Pivasys, @HIMSS Thanks for … Continue reading

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Chopra fields flurry of health IT questions during #AskAneesh Tweet Chat

When Ken Congdon (@KenOnHIT) said “Interested to see how @AneeshChopra answers all of these #healthIT questions in 140 characters or less!” He wasn’t kidding. Questions for Former US Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra came in fast and furiously during yesterday’s … Continue reading

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You’re Invited: HIMSS Hosts Twitter Chat with Aneesh Chopra Next Week

Please join @HIMSS for a very special Twitter Chat with the Honorable Aneesh Chopra (@AneeshChopra) next week. I am happy to announce Shahid N. Shah (@ShahidNShah) will moonlight as @HIMSS and moderate the #AskAneesh Twitter Chat on Wednesday, May 30, … Continue reading

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Is #HIMSS12 Your First Conference?

At this year’s Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, we are expecting record attendance numbers – HIMSS CEO Steve Lieber reported registration was “15% ahead of last year” – so likely there will be many fresh faces. In addition to the webinar we … Continue reading

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FAQs for First-Time Attendees

HIMSS11 in Orlando is only four days away. For those who haven’t been to an Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition before, here are some helpful FAQs to get you ready.

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Social Media Education@HIMSS11

It is pretty clear that social media is here to stay, and we are embracing this movement more than ever at the 2011 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Feb. 20-24.  This year, the Social Media Center has been moved … Continue reading

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How to Engage at HIMSS Virtual Conference & Expo

During this week’s HIMSS Virtual Conference & Expo, Nov. 3-4, you will not only get strategies improving health and healthcare through meaningful use of health IT through 22-educational sessions, but also, through the power of live online interaction. Throughout the … Continue reading

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Tips for Participating in HIMSS’ Discussions Forum on LinkedIn

Since 2008, the HIMSS Group on LinkedIn has grown vastly to over 33,000 members. In this relatively short period of time, the LinkedIn group interface has evolved quite a bit too. LinkedIn rolled out major updates to groups in June … Continue reading

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