Author Archives: Joyce Lofstrom, MS, APR

About Joyce Lofstrom, MS, APR

Joyce Lofstrom, MS, APR, is HIMSS Senior Director, Corporate Communications.

Honoring All Veterans on Memorial Day

Both of my parents served in and survived World War II.

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HIMSS15 – By the Numbers

If you haven’t heard, here’s to another record-breaking year for attendance at HIMSS15. Total Registration HIMSS15 – 43,129 HIMSS14 – 38,828 HIMSS13 – 35,065

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Innovation at the Forefront of Healthcare Transformation

Closing on Jan.12, the Call for Proposals – for the National Healthcare Innovation Summit – focuses on driving growth with innovation to build new markets and new services Whether it’s a new way to engage patients or new business models … Continue reading

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The Top 10 HIMSS Blog Posts in 2014

During 2014 – on the HIMSS Blog – patient engagement, innovation and healthcare transformation led the content charge. Our top 10 list also includes posts on: interoperability, public policy, nursing informatics, mobile technologies, and social media. So, take a moment … Continue reading

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PODCAST: Supporting Our Veterans with Career Services

Listen to insights on career services programs for veterans from former U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Amy R. Justice, a guest on Healthcare Tech Talk. Justice is now Program Manager, Veterans Career Services, HIMSS. She talks with Terry Baker and Kelley … Continue reading

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Technology Is Not the Barrier

During visits to the Hill next week during the HIMSS Policy Summit, Rick Moore will be one of four members of the Central and Southern Ohio chapter of HIMSS visiting legislators on Thursday, Sept. 18. He became an advocate for … Continue reading

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When Conversation becomes Convincing at NHIT Week 2014

Pawan Goyal, MD, MHA, MS, PMP, FHIMSS, CPHIMS, CBA, FAHIMA, understands the value of visiting his members of Congress and using the 3 HIMSS Congressional Asks.  In fact, as a leader in Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter of HIMSS, he helped develop … Continue reading

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HIMSS14 by the Numbers

We framed the theme for HIMSS14 with four carefully and consciously chosen words: impact, innovation, outcomes and onward.

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HIMSS14 – In Pictures

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HIMSS14 Closed with Record-Breaking Attendance

HIMSS14 ended on Thursday, Feb. 27, with record-breaking attendance of more than 38,000 attendees and with 1,233 exhibiting companies.   Hear from Carla Smith, MA, CNM, FHIMSS, Executive Vice President, HIMSS, in this video interview. And – save the date for HIMSS15 … Continue reading

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