Emerging Professionals Community

HIMSS Emerging Professionals

Emerging Professionals Community

Our goal is to ensure Emerging Professionals have the resources necessary to launch and advance successful careers in Health IT.

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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.

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Learn how industry experts advanced their careers!

Upcoming Webinars & Events

Join us every second Friday of each month, 1:00 p.m. Eastern / 12:00 p.m. Central

NEW - HIT Hiring Trends and Barriers – What We Learned from the HIMSS 2nd Annual Workforce Survey Jennifer Horowitz, Senior Director, Research, HIMSS Analytics

Friday, October 10, 2014 | 12:00 - 1:00 pm Central

While Healthcare providers face regulatory mandates to meet the Meaningful Use requirements, health IT vendors also have challenges staying competitive. This session highlights key findings from the HIMSS 2nd Annual Workforce Survey, including whether or not organizations have the staff they need to carry out key IT initiatives. 

  • Examine key findings of the survey and identify trends from last year
  • Describe trends and barriers in health IT workforce development
  • Discuss hiring challenges to address current hiring environment, recruitment and retention

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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).

Download CAHIMS Tracking for Emerging Professionals Webinars July 2014 - June 2015

Download CPHIMS Tracking for Emerging Professionals Webinars July 2014 - June 2015

Quarterly Master Class Series

Seasoned professionals in the healthcare IT industry share personal “pearls” we all can learn from. Get the inside scoop on how they advanced to where they are today!

Is there a topic or speaker you are interested in? Send us your suggestions!

Connect - Network with Colleagues

  • Ask an eMentor - get career advice from industry leaders
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Keith Salzman

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

“Innovation is a great idea; the challenge is to take an innovative approach and translate it into a ...”
Robert White, MD

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

“I have been a HIMSS reviewer for all meaningful use and for HIE sessions at the HIMSS Annual Conference ...”
Stuart Hanson

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

“For anyone just getting into the healthcare or IT fields, I encourage them to ask “why” for a better ...”

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