Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

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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 produces health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 61,000 individuals, of which 79% work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 640 corporations and 400 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.


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

Jorge A. Ferrer MD, M.B.A, LSA
Innovation has the potential to bring real value to the users affected ...

Jorge Ferrer, MD, M.B.A, LSA, Biomedical Informatician, Veterans Health Administration (VHA)

Sumit Nagpal is Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer Lumira Limited, ...

Sumit Nagpal, President and Chief Executive Officer, Lumira USA, Inc.

Bonny Roberts
I envision a healthcare world consisting of IT componentry so aware ...

Bonny Roberts, Vice President, Customer Experience, Aventura

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