2017 Texas Regional HIMSS Conference

Tour of the Center for the Intrepid at Fort Sam Houston

Date: Wednesday (5/24)

Time: 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Tour: Center of the Intrepid at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas

  Depart: Promptly at 2:30 PM from JW Marriott Hill Country Resort, San Antonio, Texas (~ 1 hour travel time)

  Tour: Center of the Intrepid (~ 45 minute tour)

  Return: Around 5:30 PM to the JW Marriott Hill Country Resort

Price: The tour is free and there is a $30 fee per person for transportation - limited to the first 20 to register for this activity.

 

Center.for.the.Intrepid
 

The Center for the Intrepid is located at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio. The Center is a 65,000 square foot state of the art outpatient rehabilitation center dedicated to the United States Department of Defense and Department of Veteran’s Affairs personnel who have suffered amputations or burns. The Center is dedicated to research, rehabilitation, education and training. The Center's website highlights cutting edge technologies such as, “The Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment (CAREN) which provides virtual reality training, the Motion Analysis Lab which allows specialists to detect gait deviations not discernable to the naked eye, the Firearms training simulator which reacquaints patients with their weapons systems, and the Flowrider which integrates balance, core strength training, and excitement into the rehabilitation process.”
          


The 45 minute pre-conference tour of the Intrepid is scheduled for May 24, 2017 at 3:30. Attendees will leave from the conference hotel via by a transportation service. Registration is limited to 20 individuals.

Visiting the Intrepid requires a security check that must be submitted prior to the scheduled visit. Following completion of the online registration, a member of the HIMSS Regional Planning Committee will email the registrant directly for the information request in the submission of the Authorization List (EAL) Request. Those designated as a Military/DOD ID Card holder will not need to provide additional information. All attendees must use the transportation service provided by the HIMSS Regional Conference. Registration to attend the pre-conference workshop will close, May 8, 2017.


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