See Orchard’s New Software & Connectivity Solution for POCT at HIMSS18!

In line with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) goals to use the latest health information technology (HIT) tools to improve healthcare, Orchard Software’s point-of-care (POCT) management and integration solution, Orchard® Trellis™, addresses the complexities POC coordinators face in remote oversight of various POCT locations, devices, and operators. As the changes in healthcare increase the value and effectiveness of POCT, there is a greater need within the industry for a software solution that can address the disparities of POCT. Swing by one of Orchard’s booths to learn more about Trellis.

What, When, & Where? March 5-9, 2018, in Las Vegas

HIMSS is an organization committed to finding innovative ways to improve our healthcare system through safe and effective use of HIT tools and management systems. Its annual Conference & Exhibition is one of the biggest and best for healthcare leaders to learn the latest new technologies.

HIMSS offers educational and networking opportunities to help those in healthcare solve their challenges using HIT. The conference, held March 5–9 in Las Vegas, never fails to be full of energy and innovative ideas about better ways to use technology in healthcare. HIMSS18 Conference & Exhibition boasts:

  • more than 45,000 attendees
  • more than 300 educational sessions
  • more than 1,300 vendors
  • networking events, career fairs, and more
  • Orchard’s Barn & the Biggest Tree

    Orchard will join 1,300+ leading health information and technology vendors on the enormous HIMSS18 exhibit floor with two exciting booths. Visit our big barn or biggest tree booths and catch up on the latest innovations at Orchard.

    Biggest Tree   Booth # 1961

    Barn and Tree_HIMSS

    Barn           Booth # 2249

    Opening Keynote: Untapped Potential

    Eric Schmidt, Technical Advisor and Former Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc. (parent company of Google), will open the conference with a discussion of the untapped potential in healthcare and how we can make the best use of technology to improve quality of lives.

    Myriad educational sessions across many HIT topics include discussions of:

    • interoperability
    • machine-learning
    • healthcare economic challenges
    • healthcare leadership and CIO roles
    • telemedicine and digital health
    • AI and robotics
    • population health
    • precision medicine
    • cloud computing
    • patient engagement
    • blockchain technology in healthcare
    • the Internet of Things (IoT); connected healthcare

    Closing: Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jr.

    Sports legend and entrepreneur “Magic” Johnson Jr. will close the HIMSS Conference with Perspectives on Leadership and Healthcare Advocacy. Mr. Johnson retired from the NBA more than 20 years ago and now serves as a “business powerhouse” who strives to improve the quality of life for those in underserved communities. He will bring a unique and insightful perspective to healthcare technology.

    Our Commitment

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    Kim Futrell, MT(ASCP)
    February 15, 2018