HIMSS Executive Education

As a healthcare executive leading the seismic, transformation change within your health enterprise, you must continually surround yourself with those best-in-class educational and networking experiences that provide you with the strategies to engage and inspire others along your healthcare journey. A trusted convener of internationally recognized experts in the field of health information and technology, depend on HIMSS as your credible partner to deliver the highly relevant, thought-provoking experiences you need today. 

Don’t delay any longer: take action now to expand your professional development portfolio with the opportunities to continually position yourself as a highly respected, next-generation healthcare leader of the future today.

Executive Education Courses

Data, Insights and Strategies for the Health Enterprise, A Harvard Medical School Executive Education Program for HIMSS

In today’s complex healthcare environment, healthcare organizational leadership faces a multitude of challenges and opportunities across administrative, financial, operational and technical aspects when delivering patient care. Ensuring that the healthcare organization is well prepared to meet these growing challenges while maintaining clinical excellence and technical competence, is imperative to maintaining one’s competitive advantage.

HIMSS, as a global thought leader supporting the transformation of health through the application of information and technology, realizes the importance and value of delivering highly relevant, executive education to meet the growing needs of executive leaders across the healthcare organization today and into the future.

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HIMSS Executive Institute

The HIMSS Executive Institute is a community of healthcare executives at Davies Award-winning and high-performing EMRAM organizations. The Institute brings these executives together to understand, achieve, and promote optimal value from the use of digital health and IT in a health setting. These executives share their extensive knowledge and experience to both enhance their own organization's business and clinical outcomes, as well as enable others to join their ranks as transformational leaders. The programming and activities of the HIMSS Executive Institute will be created by its members for its members.

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Mentoring Opportunities

Take advantage of a 10% discount on mentoring services through CSweetener, a not-for-profit dedicated to connecting female leaders on the path to – and already in – the healthcare C-Suite with male and female industry leaders and innovators who have the knowledge plus experience to propel them forward.

The customized mentoring utilizes a technology platform that matches mentees with mentors based on career needs and goals. With this mentoring program, you can benefit from a one on one mentor relationship or engage with multiple mentors based on the diverse expertise and experience you seek.

Mentors consist of top healthcare leaders and innovators with proven track records that are eager to share their knowledge. In addition to being paired with mentors, mentees will have access to networking opportunities and a library of practical materials to aide in the mentorship experience.

Sign up for the CSweetener mentor program today. *Make sure to include the word “HIMSS” in the subject line of the application form.

HIMSS Circles at the Global Health Conference

HIMSS Circles provide an experience for key stakeholders at the HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition to engage with peers who have like interests while also personalizing their conference experience. Members, who opt-in to one of the unique groups, or cohorts, will have access to relevant networking activities, exhibition areas, and educational opportunities. Each Circle, led by a HIMSS subject matter expert, will have the same fundamental activities designed to enhance their overall conference experience like pre-conference welcome activities, onsite meet-ups or huddles, networking events, and opportunities to meet speakers after their session.

HIMSS Circles include communities for healthcare executives (non-IT; CEOs; influencers), IT executives (CIO, CTO), clinical executives (CCIO, CMIO, CNIO) and security executives (CSO, CISO).

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Contact JoAnn W. Klinedinst, M.Ed., FHIMSS, FACHE to discuss the many options HIMSS can offer to facilitate your journey.


Vice President, Professional Development
Direct Phone Number: 215-766-1751
Email: jklinedinst@himss.or