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Resource Bundle. CPHIMS review Guide & HIMSS Dictionary. Buy Now. Get 20% off when you purchase both titles Jan 1-31.
WEEK OF January 14, 2015
What's New

HIMSS North America Announces New Board Members
Effective July 1, four individuals will begin three-year terms of service on the HIMSS North America Board of Directors. Learn more about the new members!

Volunteer for HIMSS Committees
On Jan. 19, HIMSS will open the application period for HIMSS Committees. Committee volunteers play an instrumental part in leading and executing the strategic initiatives of HIMSS, while building a strong network and expanding professional development opportunities.

Take Part in the HIMSS Impact of the Informatics Nurse Study
HIMSS is inviting nurses in leadership roles to complete an online survey to gauge the impact informatics professionals have on the quality of care. Initial results will be presented in April, during HIMSS15.

Registration Opens for the HIMSS Leadership Essentials Institute
Register today for the HIMSS Leadership Essentials Institute on Feb. 20, at the Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, AZ. This one-day program will offer the guidance, concepts and principles needed to drive personal, professional and organizational success. View the complete agenda online.

HIMSS15 — Chicago

Jumpstart your HIMSS15 Experience with eBrochure
HIMSS15 will be here before you know it. Get a jump on your conference experience today with our eBrochure—it’s full of details on all HIMSS15 has to offer.

Six Anticipated Health IT Trends in 2015
A new year has begun and it’s time to start looking to the months ahead with speculation on what’s to come. Our Views from the Top speakers have offered their insights for the future of health IT based on their experience in the field.

2014 HIMSS Awards Honors Excellence Health IT
The 2014 HIMSS Awards Program recognizes outstanding leadership in industry service, service to HIMSS, chapter activity, and publications. Award recipients will be honored at the Awards Gala at HIMSS15. Check out this year’s recipients!

Register for the Nursing Informatics Pre-Conference Symposium
Be part of a dynamic platform of nurse leaders who will come together on April 12 to address the most current issues facing informatics nurses today at the Nursing Informatics Pre-Conference Symposium at HIMSS15. View the agenda and register today.

Reserve Your Space in the Startup Showcase at HX360
The HX360 Startup Showcase offers innovators and entrepreneurs a platform for reaching and interacting with HX360 and HIMSS15 audiences. The Showcase will feature live product demonstrations, company displays and pitch presentations. For details and kiosk reservations, contact Bonnie Knight.

HX360 Games for Health
The Games for Health gallery at HX360 will showcase the use of videogame technologies to improve health and healthcare. This interactive, hands-on area represents the increasing role videogames and gamifications are having in healthcare today. For details on sponsorships and exhibits, contact Bonnie Knight.

Tools & Resources

BLOG: The Future of Health IT Standards and Interoperability
Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN, Vice President, Informatics, HIMSS, shares her perspective on recent developments on health IT standards and interoperability and what’s ahead in 2015. Sensmeier emphasizes the importance to remember how our complex healthcare infrastructure impacts patients and the lives of individuals.

ONLINE: Navigating Career Transitions in Nursing Informatics
Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN, Chief Nursing Officer, IBM Healthcare Global Business Services, and Bethany Harper, MSN, RN, CPHIMS, Director of Information Systems & Clinical Informatics, Lakeland Community Hospital, discuss their experience with career transitions in nursing informatics.

BOOK OF THE YEAR: Analytics in Healthcare: An Introduction
HIMSS Books’ best-selling Analytics in Healthcare: An Introduction is the 2014 HIMSS Book of the Year! Thru Jan. 31, save 20% on print and eBook editions of this clear, straightforward roadmap to achieving your goals within the domain of healthcare analytics.

HIMSS BOOKS: Save 20% on the ‘Resource’ Book Bundle
Through Jan. 31, save 20% when you purchase our collection of resource books, including the best-selling CPHIMS Review Guide and the HIMSS Dictionary. It’s ideal for those new to healthcare, those seeking career advancement; and candidates for CPHIMS certification.

Calling All Members

MANUSCRIPT CALL: Online Journal of Nursing Informatics
Online Journal of Nursing Informatics is currently seeking manuscripts that represent a functional area of nursing informatics practice and are of interest to a nursing informatics audience. All manuscripts must represent original, unpublished material. Visit the OJNI webpage to learn more about the submission process.

ABSTRACT CALL: JHIM Spring 2015—Impact of Business & Clinical Analytics
Journal of Healthcare Information Management is seeking abstracts for its Spring 2015 issue, Impact of Business & Clinical Analytics. Click the link above to learn more about the submission guidelines.

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Jan. 21
Iowa CPHIMS Training Event

Jan. 22
2015 Winter Chapter Meeting

Jan. 22
East TN Regional Conference

Jan. 22
Midwest Gateway
Healthcare CMIO Forum 2015: State of Healthcare Informatics



Jan. 15
CAHIMS Review Course

Jan. 20
OpenNotes: Toward a New Standard of Care

Jan. 20
CAHIMS Review Course

Jan. 20
High Performance Leadership in the Era of Healthcare Transformation

Jan. 21
Physician Community Webinar: Coping with Health IT Politics in Your Organization

Jan. 22
CAHIMS Review Course

Jan. 27
Medical Device Security in a Connected World

Jan. 28
Healthcare Analytics: A Journey from Spreadsheets to Self-Service

Jan. 30
HIMSS Emerging Professionals Webinar: Make the Jump to Health IT

Feb. 4
Building Quality into the Medical Device Ecosystem


Jan. 28

Data Privacy Day

Jan. 28
IHE North American Connectathon Conference 2015

Jan. 29
HIMSS Meaningful Use Dinner

Jan. 30
HIMSS Clinical Informatics Institute

Feb. 9-10
Patient Engagement Summit

Feb. 20
HIMSS Leadership Essentials Institute

March 5-6
Privacy & Security Forum

April 12-16
2015 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition—Chicago


Jan. 19, 2015
IHF 39th World Hospital Congress Abstract Deadline

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