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SC HIMSS Annual Conference at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

October 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - October 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

SCHIMSS – Making an Impact!

 

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We are pleased to announce our SCHIMSS Fall event with the theme of MAKING AN IMPACT!  Our collective healthcare organizations large and small have been working tirelessly to address public health and to continue innovating.  At SCHIMSS we are committed to telling the stories of our colleagues and educating our members and partners on healthcare and healthcare IT.  This year’s event is set to be our best yet with a planned IN PERSON event.  The current agenda for the day and pertinent details are below.

2021 Conference Information


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Agenda

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

7:00AM – 8:00AM Exhibitor Setup
Location: Prefunction Room
7:30AM – 8:00AM Breakfast
Location: Main Ballroom
7:30-5:00PM Registration
Location: Prefunction Room
8:00AM-5:45PM Exhibitor Area Open
Location: Prefunction Room
8:00AM – 8:15AM

President’s Welcome
Joseph Paulus – VP of Sales, Sharecare
Location: Main Ballroom

8:15AM -9:00AM Breakout Session (1a)
Lexington A
“Advancing Health Information Exchange”
Christine Carr, MD, CPE, FACEP & Ken Deans       
Breakout Session (1b)
Lexington B
“A Template for a Successful Disaster Recovery and Breach Prevention Program”
Sean Deuby & Jason Cherry      
9:00AM – 10:00AM Panel Discussion – Telehealth
Location: Main Ballroom
Moderator: Michelle Hager
Panelist: Yael Harris, PhD, Mhs  Kathy Swcharting, MHA  Jason Goldwater  Amelia Bischoff                    
10:00AM – 10:30AM Exhibitor Bingo
Location: Prefunction Room
10:30 -11:30AM Panel Discussion – Cybersecurity
Location: Main Ballroom
11:30 PM – 12:15PM Breakout Session (2a)
Location: Lexington A
“The Cost Benefit of Telehealth During COVID”
Yael Harris, PhD, MHS & Jason Goldwater      
Breakout Session (2b)
Location: Lexington B
“Healthcare Executives Panel on Ransomware Threats”
Jay Mervis
11:30-3:00PM Vaccine Clinic
Location: Richland A
12:15PM-1:15PM Lunch
Location: Convention Center
1:15PM-2:00PM Exhibitor Bingo
2:00PM-2:45PM Breakout Session (3)
Location: Main Ballroom
“From Telehealth to Ransomware: Breaking Down the Biggest Cybersecurity Challenges of 2022”
Nicole Rose & Matthew Radcliffe      
2:45PM-3:00PM Exhibitor Bingo & Snack
3:00PM-4:00PM Panel Discussion – Leadership
Location: Main Ballroom
Moderator: Abbey Kazley
Panelists: Bill Munley, MHS   S. David McSwain, MD, MPH    Nick Patel, MD             
4:00PM-4:45PM Breakout Session (4a)
Location: Lexington A
“The Next Biggest Thing, Rural Broadband”
James R. Stritzinger, Jr.
Breakout Session (4b)
Location: Lexington B
“Tales From the Cyber Security Front Lines”
John. A Kwarsick, Tom Finn, & Craig Johnson
             
4:45PM-5:45PM Closing Keynote Speaker – Tom Leary, Senior VP of Government Relations, HIMSS
Location: Main Ballroom
“Making An Impact”
5:45PM-6:00PM President’s Closing & Giveaways
Joseph Paulus
Location: Main Ballroom

 

COVID-19 Protocols

Columbia Convention Center Policies:

GBAC Star Facility Accredited

  • The gold standard for safe facilities
  • Cleaning industry’s only outbreak preparation, response, and recovery accreditation.
  • Only 10% of convention centers in North America have this accreditation.
  • To qualify, the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center has implemented a rigorous set of cleaning and disinfecting protocols and procedures. They maintain strictly documented infection prevention practices to combat biohazards and prevent the spread of infectious diseases, including sterilization of high-touch surfaces.
    • Masks required for all people over the age of 5, unless doing so aggravates a medical condition. Masks may be removed to eat/drink.

SC HIMSS protocols and preventative measures:

  • Temperature checks during check-in.
  • Vaccine clinic on-site:
    • Vaccines available from all three FDA authorized COVID-19 vaccines:
      • Pfizer-BioNTech (including recently approved booster shot)
      • Moderna
      • Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen
    • Clinic running from 11am-3pm EST daily.

 

Hotels are located nearby

Hampton Inn Columbia
Downtown Historic District
822 Gervais Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Hilton Columbia Center
924 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29205

Contact the hotel directly to book a room

Registration

SCHIMSS Chapter Members $68

Non-Chapter Member Providers – $75

Non-Sponsoring  and Non-Member Vendors – $100

Students – $20

Sponsorships – a LIMITED number of sponsors to exhibit at the Fall Event.  Sign Up TODAY

Premier Level – $4500 – (Limited to 4 sponsors)

Corporate Level – $3500 – Keynote Introduction

Partner Level – $2500 – Exhibit space and logo placement

Meal Sponsor – $1500

Event Bag – $1000

Reception Sponsor $500

Details

Start:
October 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
End:
October 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Columbia Convention Center
1101 Lincoln St
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
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Phone:
(803) 545-0181
Website:
www.columbiaconventioncenter.com

Details

Start:
October 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
End:
October 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Event Categories:
,

Venue

Columbia Convention Center
1101 Lincoln St
Columbia, SC 29201 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
(803) 545-0181
Website:
www.columbiaconventioncenter.com