About HIMSS

About HIMSS

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

Join our Global Network of Health IT Professionals!

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 cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS 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, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

HIMSS Vision

Better health through information technology.

HIMSS Mission

Globally, lead endeavors optimizing health engagements and care outcomes through information technology.

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.

Executive Contacts

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.

Foundation

HIMSS Foundation is the philanthropic arm dedicated to inspiring charitable giving, research, education and to encourage management and application of healthcare technology.

Partners

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

Keith Salzman
Innovation is a great idea; the challenge is to take an innovative ...

Keith Salzman, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Information Officer, Global Business Systems (GBS) - Federal, IBM

Robert White, MD
I have been a HIMSS reviewer for all meaningful use and for HIE sessions ...

Robert White, MD, Associate Chief Medical Information Officer, Cleveland Clinic

Stuart Hanson
For anyone just getting into the healthcare or IT fields, I encourage ...

Stuart Hanson, MBA, Director of Healthcare Solutions & Business Development, Citi Retail Services

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