Physician Community

Welcome to HIMSS. Your partner in the discussion of practice-based technology needs in medical informatics, health information and technology.

HIMSS Physician Community members contribute to advocacy efforts, participate in education offerings, grow their own professional development, access practical tools and participate in networking opportunities.

From selection to adoption to optimization, find the resources you need.

Participate - Webinars and In-Person Events

Participate in educational offerings tailored to the Medical Informatics Community.

Stay informed on the latest virtual and in-person educational events for HIMSS Physician Community like the Physician Community Webinar Series, Physician Podcasts or CMIO Roundtables.

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Learn – Tools and Resources

There are many resources at HIMSS to help the working physician understand Health IT and Informatics. Enrich yourself with these complimentary resources:

Career Institute

Whether you are new to the industry, new to your career or a seasoned professional, the HIMSS Career Institute is the one place you need as an HIT professional.

Clinical Decision Support

Clinical Decision Support seeks to improve patient care at the point of delivery through a variety of useful tools.

Health Information Exchange

Learn about Health Information Exchange (HIE) organizations, networks and initiatives at the local, regional and state levels.

Health IT Public Policy

Access the latest updates on public policy in health IT.

HIMSS Health IT Value Suite

The HIMSS Health IT Value Suite & Value Score provides the resources to help your enterprise organize its value strategy and analyze its impact. Learn more. 

Interoperability & Standards

Learn about Interoperability & Standards by accessing information on health information exchange, standards based interoperability solutions and the Interoperability & Standards Toolkit.




Contribute – Workgroups and Committees

Learn more about how you can get involved in the Physician Community and what the Physician Committee does.

Physician Community Workgroups / Roundtables

Participate in one of these workgroups or roundtables:

CMIO Roundtable

The CMIO role and adoption of CMIOs in hospitals and health systems is continuing to increase. The purpose of the Roundtable is to enable the advancement of CMIOs as trusted medical leaders as part of an integrated care team.

The HIMSS Physician Community CMIO/Medical Informatics Executive Roundtable provides the platform to create and disseminate the information needed to navigate informatics. The Roundtable is open to individuals interested in supporting development of resources for the CMIO with membership at HIMSS.

CMIO Roundtable Co-Chairs:

David Michael, MD
CMIO, Vidant Health

Milisa Rizer, MD, MPH, CPHIMS
CMIO, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

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New to Medical Informatics Workgroup

The HIMSS Physician Community New to Medical Informatics Workgroup provides the platform to create and disseminate the information needed to navigate informatics.

Help new and future medical informaticists by joining the New to Medical Informatics Workgroup efforts today.

HIMSS-SIIM Joint Enterprise Imaging Workgroup

The HIMSS-SIIM Joint Enterprise Imaging Workgroup is open to individuals with membership in HIMSS or SIIM, including but not limited to: Clinical Informaticists, Radiologists, Cardiologists, Imaging Vendors, IT Professionals, Certified Imaging Informatics Professionals and those interested in the broader specialty of Enterprise Imaging Informatics.

Learn more about the Enterprise Imaging Workgroups efforts>

Physician Committee

Understand how the Physician Committee works to provide leadership within the Physician Community.

Learn more about the HIMSS Physician Committee>

Local HIMSS Chapters

Find your local HIMSS Chapter and join the grassroots action in your community.

Connect – Member Profiles and Newsletters

Physician Community Member Profiles

Explore the different career pathways physicians have taken to be involved in medical informatics.

Access the Physician Community Member Profile Series>

Clinical Informatics Insights

Engage with this complimentary monthly eNewsletter from content experts delivered to you.

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Weekly Community Newsletter

Stay informed with the latest breaking news with the Medical Informatics Community.

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