9th Annual Intelligent Health Pavilion to highlight HIMSS19

HIMSS19 will function the 9th Annual Intelligent Health Pavilion, hosted by the Intelligent Health Association. The pavilion focuses on linked applied sciences, vetted by a committee of consultants, and the way they’ll work collectively to result in higher healthcare.

“We take existing technology you can buy off the shelf today along with other software and apps and put them in the context of a hospital, so when a C-suite decision maker comes through the pavilion they can go into the operating room or one of the other rooms and can see an end solution,” mentioned Harry Pappas, founder and CEO of the Intelligent Health Association. “Everything talking to each other in a seamless fashion.”

Conferences inside a convention

There are 5 conferences on two levels all through the week on the Intelligent Health Pavilion, that includes greater than 100 audio system and periods each 20 minutes, together with 60 exhibitors. The 5 conferences are:

  • Virtual Medicine: AR/VR, Mixed Reality Conference – Tuesday, February 12, within the Innovation Theater;
  • fifth Annual Conference on Wearables and Sensors for Better Health and Wellness – Wednesday, February 13, within the Leadership Theater;
  • 2nd Annual AI for Healthcare Professionals Conference – Wednesday, February 13, within the Innovation Theater;
  • Voice Technologies in Healthcare Workshop – Thursday, February 14, within the Leadership Theater;
  • Internet of Healthcare Things, RFID, RTLS, Sensors and Wireless Technologies – Thursday, February 14, within the Innovation Theater.

There can even be reside podcasting of choose workshops and audio system for healthcare professionals who can not get to HIMSS19.

One highlight of the pavilion can be demonstrations of how Amazon’s Alexa can be utilized in healthcare, mentioned Pappas.

“This is tied into our voice in healthcare conference, and we have demonstrations on the use of voice technologies in our iHOME, in the labor and delivery room, and other areas of our demonstration hospital,” Pappas mentioned. “How do I use Alexa in an OR setting, in a labor and delivery setting? It’s Alexa, but it’s really voice because we are vendor neutral. It’s all about voice, Google or Cortana or any of the other voice technologies out there.”

Virtual actuality

Another highlight can be Virtual Medicine Hands-On Labs – demonstrations for healthcare professionals to check out digital actuality and augmented actuality to see how this expertise, particularly Hololens and Google Glass, can be utilized within the working room setting. They can also see how the applied sciences can be utilized within the dwelling, for instance, for ache administration and continual care.

Yet one other function on the pavilion would be the Da Vinci Surgical Robot within the pavilion’s working room.

“We take existing technology you can buy off the shelf today along with other software and apps and put them in the context of a hospital so when a C-suite decision maker comes through the pavilion they can go into the operating room or one of the other rooms and can see an end solution.”

Harry Pappas, Intelligent Health Association

“This is the primary time the robotic can be at HIMSS, and we’re working with the Nicholson Innovation Center in Orlando and others within the tutorial neighborhood,” said Pappas. “How is the robotic interacting with Hololens, how is it interacting with voice expertise and different related items of software program and apps, so guests can see how all of those applied sciences and software program work together with each other to enhance affected person care and affected person security?”

On the periods entrance, on the digital drugs convention, a high heart specialist from the Mayo Clinic can be doing a reside presentation onstage connecting one doctor onstage with one other doctor within the OR suite on the Mayo Clinic, and they’re going to show using tele-surgery and the way they’ll use that to educate different surgeons. They will carry out some reside demonstrations of how augmented actuality and Hololens can enhance surgical procedure.

Pavilion takeaways

Overall, HIMSS19 attendees may have so much to take away from the Intelligent Health Pavilion, Pappas mentioned, noting that he hopes guests will each “learn and unlearn,” on condition that software program and apps – and the various methods they are often utilized to healthcare – are “changing daily,” he mentioned.

“We don’t allow any of our sponsors to be in our pavilion unless they have been peer-reviewed,” Pappas defined. “It’s not only a matter of shopping for an area. Everyone has been peer-reviewed by the committee. So we’re very cautious that the expertise we’re displaying has been vetted, that it’s actual and that it really works.”

Pavilion guests get to see best-of-breed applied sciences they’ll use within the hospital or nursing dwelling or within the dwelling right this moment that works, he added.

“This is why the pavilion has grown over the years, because decision makers come in knowing that we have curated the best of the best,” he contended. “A month after the HIMSS show, we get emails and phone calls, we saw this company in your pavilion, we are about to call them in for an appointment, and what do you know about them. The industry trusts us to give them vendor-neutral technology.”

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