We are thrilled to have Heidi Shalev, VP Marketing, Communications & Engagement at Austin Regional Clinic, for our second installment of our new micro-interview* series with some of America's leading experts in the fields of real estate, healthcare, government, and more.
Did you miss HLTH VRTL 2020? No worries, we've got you covered! The Hyro team was there, making connections, attending sessions, and taking notes so we could bring you the biggest highlights from the first half of the event. Check them out.
By mid-March, 2020, the world’s attention — up until that point fixed on a devastated northern Italy — shifted at once to New York which had rapidly become the globe’s new coronavirus epicenter. As the state’s some 20 million citizens hunkered down in their homes, adhering to strict social distancing measures, they turned en masse to their healthcare providers’ digital channels, creating crippling backlogs in medical care and access.
To no surprise, almost half the world’s population is now under coronavirus lockdown. The globe, it would seem, has grinded to a complete halt. Never in history have more people stayed at home at the same time.
Last week we happily announced that we’re attending HIMSS20, the largest health-technology conference in the world. As the excitement here at Hyro ramps up and our calendars fill with meetings, we decided to take a short break from the madness to revisit the trends and ideas that have captivated previous HIMSS events, along with most premier healthcare conferences over the past few years.
On March 7th, following mounting pressure and concern over the spread of COVID-19, HIMSS20, the foremost health IT conference in the world, was canceled.
Across US Healthcare Systems