HIMSS is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded 52 years ago, HIMSS and its related organizations are headquartered in Chicago with additional offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. HIMSS represents nearly 50,000 individual members, of which more than two thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations. HIMSS also includes over 570 corporate members and more than 225 not-for-profit partner organizations that share our mission of transforming healthcare through the effective use of information technology and management systems. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare practices and public policy through its content expertise, professional development, research initiatives, and media vehicles designed to promote information and management systems' contributions to improving the quality, safety, access, and cost-effectiveness of patient care.
Better health through information technology.
Lead global endeavors optimizing health engagements and care outcomes through information.
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.