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.

Millennials Reception | HIMSS18

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 | Las Vegas

Join us for this after-hours reception at HIMSS18.

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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:

HIMSS Early Careerists Webinar: Skills and Talents Needed to Advance Your Career in IT
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 pm Central

David L. Miller, MHSA, FHIMSS, CHCIO, Chief Executive Officer, HCCIO Consulting LLC.

In the rapidly evolving healthcare IT industry, there are significant changes in the skills and talents that organizations are looking for when it comes to hiring talent.

  • Learn about the changing healthcare IT landscape
  • Discover the skills required to success in the new HCIT industry
  • Recognize the skills you may need to develop to achieve higher levels of responsibility in HCIT

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HIMSS Early Careerists Webinar: Mentoring and Networking: A Tale of Two HIMSS Members and their Journey

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 pm Central

Varun Hippalgaonkar, Vice President of Business Development, HealthGrid
Santosh Mohan, MMCi, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Head of 'More Disruption Please' Labs, athenahealth

Please join this interactive webinar as we explore the tips and tricks to network successfully and the importance of mentoring. Some people may view networking as intimidating and scary. However creating a strong network and supportive mentoring relationships can become important as you grow and progress in your professional career. Participants will hear from two, bright and passionate HIMSS members and how they have created and maintained meaningful relationships through their own experiences through mentorships and networking. There will be time at the end of the webinar for Q & A with the speakers.

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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).

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

Connect - Network with Colleagues

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Learn - Health IT News & Research

  • HIMSS Career Institute - access to quality resources, tools and education to help you connect, strengthen your industry knowledge, achieve professional development and contribute to your lifelong learning
  • HIMSS Learning Center - high quality courses and webinars

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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