HIMSS will require fully vaccinated for COVID-19

By | May 17, 2021

HIMSS Healthcare Exhibition Patient Kiosks

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HIMSS Conference Patient Kiosk

HIMSS Conference Patient Kiosk

If you want to set foot inside the Venetian-Sands Expo Center in August for HIMSS21, or even the HLTH conference in Boston later this year, you will have to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announced Monday morning that it has adopted a “vaccination required” approach for all attendees, exhibitors, and HIMSS staff for HIMSS21, slated to take place August 9-13 in Las Vegas.

HIMSS21 will be the largest on-site healthcare conference since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The HIMSS21 “campus” includes events at the newly expanded Wynn meeting space, the Venetian-Sands Expo Center and the newly built Caesars Forum Conference Center.

In practice, this means anyone who wants to be involved with the on-site HIMSS21 event will have to provide proof of their full vaccination.

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