Diameter Health to Present at Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference

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Founder and CTO John D’Amore presents “Striving for Semantic Interoperability” at 16th annual conference

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Semantic interoperability will enable clinicians to use decision support, medical algorithms and electronic health records to deliver superior care to patients.

Diameter Health, a company offering service and software solutions to healthcare organizations seeking to improve their clinical and operational performance, today announced that John D’Amore, president and chief technology officer of Diameter Health, will present at the 2016 Annual Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The presentation, “Striving for Semantic Interoperability,” is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 29, from 2 to 3 p.m. during the HIMSS Symposium on Health Information Exchange. Specific obstacles remain on how organizations can integrate and apply business rules to incoming medical data, a concept known as semantic interoperability. John D’Amore is a published expert and advocate for achieving semantic interoperability.

D’Amore and co-presenter Russ Leftwich, MD, will present in Bellini 2004. The session will include:

  • Approaches to data exchange that support semantic interoperability;
  • The role of vendors in semantic interoperability solutions;
  • Clinical and business use cases for solutions to semantic interoperability; and
  • Ways to improve the consistency and usefulness of CCDA implementations.

“Semantic interoperability will enable clinicians to use decision support, medical algorithms and electronic health records to deliver superior care to patients,” said D’Amore. “Our focus at Diameter Health, is to help hospitals, medical providers and health information exchanges achieve semantic interoperability with software that provides document scoring, surveillance and intelligent normalization.”

The 2016 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition will be held from Feb. 29 to March 4, 2016. The conference brings together more than 40,000 health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. More than 300 education programs feature keynotes, thought leader sessions, roundtable discussions and e-sessions, plus pre-conference symposia and workshops.

About Diameter Health
Diameter Health offers service and software solutions to healthcare organizations seeking to improve their clinical and operational performance. For more information, visit http://www.diameterhealth.com or contact rmacmillan(at)diameterhealth(dot)com.

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