Austin - Texas Chapter of HIMSS

September Austin HIMSS Happy Hour  

                                            

                                       

                                      

September 2017 Austin HIMSS Lunch and Learn - Machine Learning and Diagnosing Familial Hypercholesterolemia

 In case you missed our September Lunch & Learn.

                   

 

The Lunch and Learn featured a presentation by Kelly Myers, CEO, Founder, Atomo, Inc. and Chief Technology Officer of the Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation. He discussed leveraging machine learning technology to find the 90 percent of undiagnosed individuals with the most common dominantly inherited disorder.

Here the slides and audio portion of the presentation

 

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August 2017 Austin HIMSS Lunch and Learn - RTLS Technology and Healthcare 

In case you missed our August Lunch & Learn.

The Austin HIMSS August Lunch & Learn explored Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) Technology which featured members of Sonitor Technologies' leadership.

Here Austin HIMSS member Dan Greenfield does a post interview with Sandra Rasmussen, Sonitor Technologies’ Sales and Marketing Senior Vice President who discusses RTLS Healthcare use cases, collective intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT).

For more information, here are the presentation slides from the August Lunch & Learn.

Stay tuned details for the Tuesday, September 12 Austin HIMSS Lunch & Learn. The discussion will explore Machine Learning technologies and the opportunities for healthcare.

 

July 2017 Austin HIMSS Lunch and Learn - A Personal Health Tech Story

 

An Austin Entrepreneur Gets Personal and Shares His Health Tech Journey

Dr Stephen Bekanich - Iris Plans Co-founder was another of our panelists at the Austin HIMSS Lunch & Learn on Hot Young Health Tech Companies earlier this month. 

Austin HIMSS member Dan Greenfield caught up with him in his new office space where he shared his journey to health tech and his insights about health tech in Austin.

 

July 2017 Austin HIMSS Lunch and Learn - Hot Young Austin Health Tech Companies


 
 

 

In case you missed our July Lunch & Learn.

The Austin HIMSS July Lunch & Learn - Hot Young Austin Health Tech Companies - lived up to its billing. Moderated by Emma Cartmell, Founding Partner of Carmell, LLC, the panel featured

  • Zach Jiwa - CEO and Co-Founder, MI7
  • Bob Teague, MD - CMO, SocialCare
  • Stephen Bekanich, MD - Co-Founder and CMO, Iris Plans
  • Gray Hancock - COO, Decisio Health 

The discussion explored Austin as a health tech hub, the backgrounds of the panelists and their companies and the challenges of starting a health tech company. Featured here are interviews that Austin HIMSS member Dan Greenfield did with a few of the panelists. They gave some added insight into health tech startups and the Austin health tech scene.

Stay tuned for details for the August 8 2017 Austin HIMSS Lunch & Learn. The discussion will explore Real Time Location Systems (RTLS) Technology.

 

Special Austin HIMSS Event Held at the Dell Medical School in June

In case you missed it, here is a post Interview with  Karen DeSalvo, MD, former Assistant Acting Secretary for Health and Human Services and National Coordinator for Health Information Technology
 
 

Together with the Austin Healthcare Council, we held a special Austin HIMSS Chapter event last month at the Dell Medical School. 

The “armchair chat” featured Karen DeSalvo, MD, former Assistant Acting Secretary for Health and Human Services and National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and Steve Steffensen, MD, Chief, Learning Health System at the Dell Medical School. 

The discussion covered a wide range of health tech and public health topics including the use of data and the pending healthcare legislation in Congress.

We hope to see you at our regularly scheduled Lunch and Learn on this Tuesday, July 11, which will feature a panel discussion with some of Austin’s hot young health tech companies.

 

Austin HIMSS Chapter Leader, Emma Cartmell, Awarded the John A. Page Outstanding Service Award! 

The Austin HIMSS Chapter made a return trip to the Awards Gala last week to honor one of our chapter leaders and co-founder of the Chapter.  Emma Cartmell was awarded the John A. Page Outstanding Service Award.  This award is given each year to an individual recognizing them for sustained exceptional service to the society.  Congratulations Emma!


 

Austin HIMSS Mission...

"To lead change in the healthcare information and management systems field through knowledge sharing, advocacy, collaboration, innovation, and community affiliations."

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is focused on the optimal use of information technology and systems management for the improvement of human health.The Austin HIMSS chapter represents professionals in healthcare within their regionally assigned territories and promotes improved understanding of the existing principles of healthcare information and management systems. The Austin HIMSS chapter started in September 2004 and has had a strong following since that time. The chapter meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month.