LAS VEGAS, March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Peyton Manning, National Football League's (NFL) only five-time Most Valuable Player (MVP) and a 14-time Pro Bowl selection, will be the closing keynote speaker at the 2016 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS16), held from Feb. 29 – March 4 at the Venetian-Palazzo-Sands Expo Center.
Manning will join Robert A. Heyer, M.D., president of the NFL Physicians Society and team physician for the Carolina Panthers, for a fireside chat covering Manning's view of leadership, football, philanthropy, and healthcare. Manning's presentation will begin at 1:15 p.m. PST on Friday, March 4.
HIMSS16 brings together nearly 44,000 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 preconference symposia and workshops.
HIMSS is a global voice, advisor, convener, and thought leader of health transformation through the best use of IT with a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of health and healthcare. Through its network of over 1 million professionals, including 64,000-plus members, HIMSS advises leaders, stakeholders and influencers globally on IT best practices to ensure decision-makers have the right information at the right time to make the right decisions. HIMSS North America, HIMSS Analytics, Personal Connected Health Alliance, HIMSS Media and HIMSS International (HIMSS Europe, HIMSS Asia and HIMSS Middle East) are the five business units of HIMSS. A not-for-profit headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HIMSS has additional offices in North America, Europe, United Kingdom, and Asia.
SOURCE HIMSS North America