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HIMSS 2017

Health care privacy and security leaders are facing growing challenges in this essential era of cybersecurity. Securing health information in the face of rapidly-changing threats, navigating an evolving regulatory environment and innovating without compromising on security and patient privacy are among the many issues that confront health care organizations today.

As a cause-based non-profit, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) provides thought leadership, community building, professional development, public policy, and events. This year’s annual conference and exhibition will bring together thousands of health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference.

The 2017 HIMSS Conference program includes a keynote address by Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IBM, to be delivered on Mon., Feb. 20 at 8:30 a.m. Other IBM experts will also be speaking on a variety of topics:

Session Title: Repeal and Replace Your Mobile Strategy with Unified Endpoint Management
Date/Time: Feb. 20, 2017 | 3:30 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Location: IBM Booth #1003
Speaker: Jason Prelack, IBM Security

Session Title: Building a Security Immune System for Healthcare
Date/Time: Feb. 21, 2017 | 10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Location: IBM Booth #1003
Speaker: Cindy Compert, IBM Security

Session Title: Ransomware and Healthcare — There’s More at Risk Than Just Money
Date/Time: Feb. 21, 2017 | 4:00 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.
Location: IBM Booth #1003
Speaker: Dr. Michael Ash, IBM Security

In addition to attending these sessions, we invite you to visit IBM Security and talk with subject matter experts throughout the HIMSS event:

  • Main IBM Booth: #1809
  • Cybersecurity Command Center Booth: #367 Hall A, Kiosk #41
  • Connected Health Experience Booth: #7281 Hall E, Kiosk #7

Disconnected point products and services are expensive, hard to manage and cannot solve today’s challenges. IBM Security helps you establish a security immune system backed by analytics, real-time defenses and proven experts, so you can make strategic decisions about how to safeguard your business. By combining the security immune system with advanced cognitive computing, we enable health care organizations like yours continue to innovate while reducing risk, so your enterprise can thrive while securing your most critical data and processes.