Last year I had the opportunity to do an amazing interview with Tim from HIStalk. It was a wide-ranging discussion that covered a great deal of the HIT (health information technology) landscape. Toward the end of our conversation, Tim and I began to talk about the challenges patients face attending HIMSS. Many patients would like to go this enormous conference with its thousands of attendees, great educational sessions and access to numerous health care venders; but cannot afford to pay for hotel lodging, airfare and an attendee pass. We talked about the possibility of working together to create patient travel scholarships.
So today we would like to jointly announce the HIS-talking Gallery Patient Scholarship for travel to HIMSS 2015, April 12-16, in Chicago! (more…)