18 Sep 2012, BioSpectrum Bureau , BioSpectrum
Singapore: Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) AsiaPac12 conference and exhibition is being held in Singapore from September 17-19, 2012. The event brings together healthcare practitioners and IT professionals from across the Asia Pacific region.
Dr Chong Yoke Sin, CEO, Integrated Health Information System, Singapore, while speaking to BioSpectrum said that, "As we plan to deal with healthcare challenges, IT will play a profound and important role in shaping the future of healthcare services. Today we have moved beyond basic implementation to discuss how best to leverage system to provide meaningful and timely clinical decision support."
Founded 51 years ago, HIMSS is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. HIMSS represents more than 44,000 individual members, over 570 corporate members and more than 170 not-for-profit organizations that share the mission of transforming healthcare through the effective use of information technology and management systems.
The focus at this year's conference is on the 'Continuum of Care' of information flow for homecare and acute care. The event will provide an important opportunity for participants to come together and will provide purchasers of clinical technologies an oppurtunity to show that interoperable clinical solutions are not far off in the future. Continue to visit www.BioSpectrumAsia.com to get more updates about the event.