Early Careerists Community

The HIMSS Early Careerists Community offers you the tools, resources and guidance you need to become a part of the next generation of health IT professionals.

Are you a student or do you have five years or less work experience in health IT? Join us for free webinars, information sharing, new ideas and practical solutions. We'll help you build a solid foundation for strengthening your abilities, acquiring more experience and advancing along your health IT career path.

Participate - Webinars & Activities

Learn how industry experts advanced their careers!

Upcoming Webinars & Events

Getting started with a health IT Career? Our Early Careerists Webinar Series will give you the tools you need to grow your expertise in the exciting field of healthcare technology. Register now for one of the upcoming webinars:

Please check back for more information as it becomes available for our next Early Careerists Community Webinar scheduled for Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm Central.

NEW! Call for Proposals Poster Presentations for HIMSS18 is Now Open! 

HIMSS invites you to submit a proposal to present a poster at the 2018 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference will be held Monday, March 5, 2018 – Friday, March 9, 2018. If your poster is selected, it will be displayed in tandem with the HIMSS18 Career Fair on Wednesday, March 7 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Wynn Las Vegas. Poster presenters will be required to attend the Career Fair during a designated time to participate in a question and answer session regarding the poster being presented.  For HIMSS18 we are seeking proposals for two categories, Early Careerists and Students.  Please visit the website for more informaiton. 

Health IT Continuing Education Hours for CPHIMS and CAHIMS

These program are approved for up to 1.0 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS).

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Learn - Health IT News & Research

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HIMSS Early Careerists Articles

Help Wanted As Healthcare Bolsters Cybersecurity to Defend Private Information - published August 22, 2017

Artificial Intelligence Pros Develop Tools to Identify Patterns and Predict Outcomes - published August 15, 2017

Healthcare Needs Data Analysts Who Are Problem Solvers - published August 2, 2017

Informaticists Interpret Data into Improvements in Patient Care - published July 17, 2017

How to Break Into the Health IT Field - published June 29, 2017

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