HIMSS 2013

With so much changing in healthcare, this year’s HIMSS annual conference  (February 23 – 27, 2014) is bound to be an exciting event.  Since it is only a few weeks away, I am outlining my top three trend predictions for the upcoming show.  Look forward to seeing you there!

1.  We will see an explosion of mobility and use of mobile devices into more useful interactions,

2.  There will be more visual engagement inspired by consumer electronics and wearables,

3.  There will be an explosion of physician education as we near the six-month milestone before ICD-10 goes into effect.

Do you have some #HIMSS14 predictions of your own? Let’s hear them!

Attending HIMSS this year?  Be sure to swing by Nuance booth #3765 and check out some of the solutions and technology we’ll be demoing at the booth!


HIMSS 2013 by Nuance

HIMSS13 by Nuance

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Dr. Nick van Terheyden

About Dr. Nick van Terheyden

Nick is Chief Medical Information Officer for Nuance where he focuses on improving the usability of health technology for both providers and patients. As a pioneering creator in the evolution of healthcare technology, he brings a distinctive blend of medical practitioner and business strategist to the realm of health IT. After several years as a medical practitioner in London and Australia, he joined an international who's who in healthcare, academia and business, in the development of the first electronic medical record in the early 1990's and later, as a business leader in one of the first speech recognition Internet companies. Nick attended the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, at the University of London. He is a certified football (soccer) coach and referee as well as a purveyor of fine Scottish Malt whisky.