Posted by: ihfgeneva | February 20, 2013

IHF will be present at HIMSS13

The International Hospital Federation is proud to announce its involvement in the HIMSS13 Annual Conference & Exhibition that will take place in the city of New Orleans this coming March.

The IHF, thanks to the collaboration with Convention Company, will be placed as an International Knowledge Center where a highly interesting program, free of charges, will be presented.

On Sunday March 3 from 08:00am -12:30pm, at the Sheraton Hotel on Canal Street, the IHF will have the pleasure to introduce the following program:

08:00                      Mr. John Hoyt, Himss Analitics john hoyt

                                  ‘Status please’



08:30                       Mr. Jan de Boer, Global Healthcare lead, KPMG jandeboer

                                  ‘Twitter in a box’



09:00                       Mr. Hans Kedzierski, CEO, Qatar’s Al Wakra Hospitalhansk

                                  ‘Unlimited Healthcare funds but still doubts on Quality’



09:30                       Microsoft’s view on Healthcaremicrosoft-logo-especial




10:00                       Mr. Rob Hoogma, CEO, Siza Healthcare, The Netherlands

                                  ‘What about patient satisfaction’



10:30                       Mr. Jonathan Edwards, Managing Director, The Advisory Board CompanyEdwards_Jonathan_

                                  ‘The increasing role of IT in Healthcare’



11:00                       Mr. Franklin Covey, son of  Dr. Stephen Covey

                                  ‘The speed of trust’ & ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People’



12:00                       Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Healthcare commissioner, City of New OrleansDeSalvo

                                  ‘Healthcare IT and instant crisis’                                  



13:00                       End of program

To attend the presentations a registration is mandatory. Register at or visit our website

The HIMSS Conference is a renowned international meeting with more than 900 high quality workshops and nearly 850 exhibition floors. This year the event will count with the presence of former US president Bill Clinton, as well as important names in the field of healthcare such as Warner Thomas (President and Chief Executive Officer, Ochsner Health System).

HIMSS13 will be held in the city of New Orleans from the 3rd to 7th of March 2013.


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