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Don’t Get Lost in the Crowd: Advice for Navigating HIMSS14

One of the world’s largest health IT conference kicks off at the end of this month, February 23-27, and this year promises to be every bit as enormous. With so many areas to explore, HIMSS can be rather overwhelming for an unprepared attendee. Shane Damico interviewed Cari McLean from HIMSS and Jennifer Dennard from Billian Inc. to provide their advice for first-time conference-goers.

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2014 is a Landmark Year in Medicine: More Digital Natives Practicing than Digital Immigrants

It is predicted that 2014 will be the first time in medicine when there will be more digital natives practicing medicine than digital immigrants. Angela Dunn interviews Anna Clemenson about a new initiative, The Student Leadership Program, which will be a part of Medicine X at Stanford, September 5-7, 2014. Applications for the program are being accepted now, and will close January 20, 2014.

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The 12 Ways of Giving: Opportunities for the Health IT Community to Give Back

Giving is near and dear to author Jennifer Thew, who was raised Catholic and attended Catholic school from kindergarten through high school and helping the poor or others in need was a part of the curriculum. Click the link to learn more about the 12 different organizations and causes she thinks are worthy of the health IT community’s attention, and a good way to give back.

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