The HealthVault team will be participating in a number of venues at the conference in New Orleans, March 3-7.   We invite you to meet us at the Microsoft Exhibit (booth #1127) or register for any of the following ancillary events.   Microsoft will also be participating in a number of sessions listed within the conference session catalog.   The Microsoft Experience Center at HiMSS will be available for Microsoft Customer visitation from Monday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

Microsoft Health Users Group (HUG) Innovation Forum & Awards Presentation
Noon-4:45 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2013
Microsoft HUG will be sponsoring an Innovation Forum and Awards event just before the start of HIMSS. The event will be onsite at HIMSS, featuring a stellar lineup of speakers, starting with a keynote by Dennis Schmuland, MD FAAFP, Chief Health Strategy Officer, US Health & Life Sciences, on “Transforming the Practice of Medicine from Provider-Centric Piecework to Patient-Centered Teamwork.”  See the full agenda for more information on subsequent breakout sessions.  Conference attendee registration is required to gain facility access, although there is no charge for this ancillary event.  Don’t miss any of the news, learning events and networking leveraged daily by our 11,000-plus HUG members. Free memberships are available at www.mshug.org.

Children’s Inn Charity Reception
6-8:30 p.m., Sunday, March 3, 2013, Steamboat Natchez
The AFCEA Bethesda reception benefits the Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health. This nonprofit provides important services for sick children, who come from around the world to stay at the Inn with their families while receiving medical treatment at the NIH. Microsoft is a sponsor of this exciting event on the authentic Steamboat Natchez.

Microsoft Lunch & Learn (Office 365)
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 6
Microsoft Customers attending this Lunch & Learn will learn about Office 365’s secure, compliant cloud platform, which transforms email, communications and collaboration. By bringing together online versions of Exchange, SharePoint and Lync along with our familiar Office Professional Plus suite, Office 365 provides the ideal solution for the healthcare industry. Microsoft’s cloud productivity service is designed to help meet healthcare needs for patient-centered collaboration, robust security and adherence to privacy regulations, including full support for a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement. Office 365 also provides the user experience, productivity and IT Management capabilities that healthcare enterprises have come to know and trust for mission-critical applications while affording decision-makers the flexibility to meet challenging business scenarios through implementation and licensing options.   Remaining reservations are limited!