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Feb 29th 2012, 16:18

HIMSS 2012 Observations

Posted by Charles Robbins
What do you get when you bring 37,000 attendees together with 1,100 healthcare IT vendors? HIMSS 2012 of course.  Given all the activity in the health IT sector, this year's conference was the most overwhelming to date.  The explosion in social media was obvious throughout the conference.  In fact, the hashtag #himss12 set a world record for healthcare conference tweet volume on February 12th with 6,438 tweets.  I guess that explains what all those vendors were doing on their phones as I passed their booth!  Here are a couple other observations from this year's conference.
Enthusiasm About The Future
Given the fact that hospital use of EHRs has doubled over the past two years, combined with the more than $3.1 billion in

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