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Get Social at HIMSS 2013

The #HIMSS and #HIMSS13 hashtags have been generating more and more buzz as we pass the two week mark before the show opens. The annual HIMSS conference is a very social event, and the long list of Tweet Ups and Tweet Chats reflects this. Here are a few of the social media events that Perficient will be participating in:


Monday, March 4, 2013:

Join some of the most influential women in health IT to discuss industry trends and effective communications strategies. The conversation will focus on the unique challenges and advantages for women in health IT, and best practices for integrating blogging and social media into your efforts. Hosted by Jennifer Dennard (@SmyrnaGirl), Melanie Hilliard (@MHCHIME) and Julie Moffitt (@HIEChick).

Don’t miss the SearchHealthIT and Health IT Exchange’s Tweet ‘n Meet at HIMSS13 at the W Hotel New Orleans’ Whiskey Blue bar. Hosted by TechTarget’s dedicated resource network and online community for health IT decision makers, and theHealth IT Exchange, the editorial team, contributors and Twitter followers will be on hand, ready to mingle. Hosted by Jenny Laurello (@jennylaurello @HITexchange).

Tuesday, March 5, 2013:

Join this IRL (in real life) #HITsm TweetChat at the HIMSS13 Social Media Center, and you’ll leave convinced of social media’s ability as a learning platform and its ability to facilitate professional connections. This live and online chat will be moderated by Chad Johnson (@OchoTex) and Jon Mertz (@JonMertz).

This Meetup brings together all the best and brightest members of the healthcare social media community. This includes anyone who blogs, tweets, or participates in other online social communities like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+. Those interested in New Media are welcome as well. Hosted by John Lynn (@techguy @ehrandhit), Sunny Tara (@docBeatApp), Shahid Shah (@ShahidNShah) and Beth Friedman (@HealthITPR).

Wednesday, March 6, 2013:

Perficient will be hosting this Tweetup to discuss how providers are designing secure and engaging patient portals for access to records, and how the world of social media is shaping patient expectations around caregiver interaction. Hosted by Perficient’s Martin Sizemore (@MartinSizemore).

We hope to see you at some of these events and interact with you via Twitter at @Perficient_HC. What sessions are you planning to attend?

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