Helping Healthcare Organizations Meet Increasing Infrastructure
COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Total Site Solutions (TSS), a leading provider of comprehensive services for the planning, development and maintenance of mission-critical facilities and information infrastructure, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortress International Group (Nasdaq: FIGI), today announced it will participate in the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition, February 25-28, 2008 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Recognized as one of the premier conferences in the healthcare industry, HIMSS08 brings together healthcare professionals across the globe for this annual gathering.
TSS will exhibit their capabilities with an emphasis on secure and reliable infrastructure for Data Centers and labs; Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Solutions; Information Transport Systems (wired/wireless), specifically those that support Health Care Information Systems (e.g. Picture Archiving and Communications Systems [PACS]; Electronic Health Records [EHR], etc.); Bedside Patient Monitoring; Medical Radiology; Nurse Call; Telemetry; and Echo-Cardiology and Infant Abduction. TSS brings a breadth of expertise to the health care industry.
In Orlando, the HIMSS annual conference is expected to attract about 25,000 attendees, ranking it as one of the largest healthcare IT and management systems conferences in the world. Attendees who visit the conference participate in education sessions and networking events, in addition to visiting the exhibits. The 2008 conference includes more than 300 education sessions plus pre-conference education sessions with symposia on clinical engineering and IT leadership, nursing informatics, payors, pharmacy IT, physicians' IT, regional health information organizations (RHIOs), and supply chain management.
The Interoperability Showcase will be a highlight of the 2008
conference with groundbreaking demonstrations that utilize cutting-edge
technology and standards to demonstrate interoperability in an interactive
environment. With the electronic health record becoming reality on the
exhibit floor, attendees will be able to create, track and manage virtual
electronic health records and personal health records as they experience
interoperability advances across both acute and outpatient care
Keynote speakers confirmed for HIMSS08 include:
-- Bill Frist, MD, Former US Senator and Senate Majority Leader
-- Steve Case, Chairman and CEO of Revolution Health and co-founder of
America Online (AOL)
-- Steven D. Leavitt, bestselling Author, FREAKONOMICS and Professor of
Economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., and other locations across the country, HIMSS represents more than 20,000 individual members and over 300 corporate members that collectively represent organizations employing millions of people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives designed to promote information and management systems' contributions to ensuring quality patient care. Visit http://www.himss.org for more information.
ABOUT TOTAL SITE SOLUTIONS
Total Site Solutions (TSS) plans, designs, builds and maintains specialized facilities such as data centers, trading floors, call centers, network operation centers, communication facilities, laboratories and secure facilities. For more than a quarter-century, the TSS team has pioneered building robust and scalable infrastructure into mission-critical facilities. The firm offers unsurpassed expertise in the infrastructure systems (electrical, mechanical, telecommunications, security, fire protection and building automation) that are the critical facility's lifeblood. TSS's comprehensive portfolio of services and multi-disciplinary expertise provide customers a highly respected single source for critical services that bridge the gap between IT and facilities.
Headquartered in the Baltimore-Washington corridor, TSS provides complete turnkey facility services from the initial planning stages, to construction, to ongoing maintenance of the completed project. Its clients include the world's most demanding mission-critical organizations, including Fortune 500 firms and US government agencies. For more information, visit http://www.totalsitesolutions.com or call 888-321-4TSS (4877).
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