Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)
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HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.
HIMSS is a part of HIMSS WorldWide, a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS WorldWide encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS WorldWide, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Better health through information technology.
Globally, lead endeavors optimizing health engagements and care outcomes through information technology.
Stakeholder groups help HIMSS establish strategic direction and official positions on issues pertaining to the best use of IT and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.
Board of Directors
HIMSS Board members are leaders in the field of healthcare information technology—top executives in both vendor companies and healthcare provider systems--who serve a three-year term to help grow and lead the industry.
Don’t hesitate to contact any of the HIMSS executive or senior management staff – just check this list of contacts to find the person you need.
HIMSS Foundation is the philanthropic arm dedicated to inspiring charitable giving, research, education and to encourage management and application of healthcare technology.
As an industry leader, HIMSS partners with other key organizations in the healthcare industry, collaborations that extend your reach as a member.
Members in Action
Patient-Provider Encounter Interface Dec 10, 2013
[WEBINAR] Learn a method for intuitive documentation and retrieval ...
Interoperability Definition Champion Toolbox Dec 9, 2013
The Interoperability Definiton Toolbox is a marketing/promotional ...
mHIMSS Roadmap Dec 9, 2013
Explore mHealth strategies to integrate mobile/wireless technology ...
- Patient-Provider Encounter Interface Dec 10, 2013
10/31/13 - Evolution of Healthcare Informatics Standards
11/18/13 - Evaluating HIT Standards
Offering guidance and a historical perspective on standards and implementation, ...
11/05/13 - HIMSS Veterans Career Services Initiative
11/27/13 - Top 10 Steps to Take Before Launching a Population Health Management Program
Expert advice from Claudia Blackburn, a healthcare technology consultant ...
09/30/13 - It’s Not About the Platform, it’s About the Functionality
The highlights of the FDA's final guidance on mobile medical APPs ...
- 10/31/13 - Evolution of Healthcare Informatics Standards
Midwest Gateway HIMSS Chapter | Holiday Social
Bristol Bar and Grill | Creve Coeur, MO
To Tweet or Not to Tweet: The Keys to deploying Successful Social Media Tools
Wisconsin HIMSS Chapter | Business Intelligence in Healthcare
Todd Wehr Conference Center | Milwaukee, WI