HIMSS’ influence has only increased in recent years, as it expands efforts worldwide. If there is a top power player in health IT, it is Stephen Lieber. HIMSS is the face of health IT, it often sets the agenda. HIMSS brings together the industry with its annual conference where stakeholders are educated, find new friends, kick the tires on new products and services, and make deals. And, policymakers listen to HIMSS.