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Hello {{lead.First Name:default=Subscriber}} welcome to this week's edition of The HIMSS North America Weekly Insider.

In this issue: HIMSS Welcomes Two New Executive Team Members; A Guide for Developing a Mature Analytics Culture for Any Budget; Creating Your Personal Brand

What's New
HIMSS Welcomes Two New Executive Team Members

HIMSS recently announced the appointment of Dr. Charles Alessi as Chief Clinical Officer and Bruce Steinberg as Managing Director & Executive Vice President of HIMSS International.

“HIMSS has been making tremendous strides in fostering innovation and sustainable transformation of health on a global level,” said Hal Wolf, HIMSS president & CEO. “We have been working to add unique talents and critical positions to our team in order to support HIMSS’s strategies.” Learn more about the two new HIMSS executive team members here.

Join us for an update on the status of the HIMSS Interoperability Call to Action and Environmental Scan as well as a presentation on Provider Interoperability Experiences: EHR/PDMP Integration at the Point of Prescription.
Join us for a continuation of our HIMSS18 conversation! Blockchain has great potential across healthcare to improve patient care and reduce costs, and is already starting to take hold in healthcare networks from clearinghouses, to drug supply chains, provider credentialing processes, and other critical areas. Separate hype from reality.
The Value Brief
A Guide for Developing a Mature Analytics Culture for Any Budget

Read the new HIMSS Value Guide, “Building a Mature Analytics Culture at Any Budget,”
developed in collaboration with HIMSS corporate memberOracle Health Sciences, to learn more about how healthcare organizations can establish and optimize a mature analytics culture, no matter the budget or resource level.

Visit the HIMSS Value Suite to see more Value Guides. HIMSS Value Guides provide best practice guidance by offering education and action plans from industry thought leaders focused on key areas that drive health IT value optimization.

Register for the HIMSS Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, taking place June 13-14, in San Francisco, Calif., where early adopters, innovators, health IT, and clinical professionals will come together to share how they are aligning resources and operationalizing their data strategies, driving innovation, reducing costs and improving care through data and analytics.
2018 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey. Read the report >>
Tools & Resources
HIMSS Early Careerists Webinar: Creating Your Personal Brand
Stefan Werdegar, Managing Partner, Quick Leonard Kieffer

Becoming known as a thought leader and standing out from the crowd in your area of expertise and market area is vital for future success with your career and within your current organization. This session will provide insights into what personal branding is, why it is critical, and some ways to enhance your own brand.

  • Describe what personal branding is and why it is important
  • Apply best practices of others who have developed successful branding strategies
  • Outline some immediate steps you can take to increase your brand and awareness in the market

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 pm Central
Register Now


This session is designed to assist all levels of health IT professionals in their career goals with expert advice on resume composition, social media techniques, and interview tips.

  • Evaluate your health IT career goals
  • Prepare a well-written professional resume
  • Assemble a professional profile on Social Media (LinkedIn)
  • Examine ways to avoid in-person interview gaffes

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
12:00 – 1:00 pm Central
Register Now

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Corporate Members of the Week
Corporate Member Spotlights
ELLKAY makes interoperability happen. As a nationwide connectivity leader, we specialize in data extractions, conversions, archiving, and interfaces with over 40,000 practices connected. Read More...
Henry Elliot & Company
Providing exclusively staff augmentation of VA VistA, InterSystems Caché, HealthShare, Ensemble, Epic, GE (IDX), Meditech & related Healthcare IT professionals nationwide.  Read More...
emids is a global provider of healthcare technology expertise, consulting and solutions that serve both payers and providers. Headquartered in Nashville with offices in Houston, London and Bangalore, India, emids helps bridge the critical gaps in accessible, affordable, high-quality healthcare with custom application and data solutions, including analytics, data integration and governance, software development and testing, and business intelligence. Read More...
RETHINK the status quo of health system operations. Midmark-Versus, uses both precise and Wi-Fi real-time locating system (RTLS) technology to effectively manage mobile assets, enhance safety and improve patient flow. Read More...
Hitachi Capital America Vendor Services provides a unique financing service to manufacturers of equipment and software in the form of vendor programs. Read More...
LabCorp provides leading-edge diagnostic tests and services through a national network of primary clinical laboratories and its Specialty Testing Group. With scientific expertise in esoteric testing, genomics, clinical and anatomic pathology, and a commitment to comprehensive and high quality laboratory services, LabCorp delivers timely, accurate results for improved patient care. Read More...
Note: The inclusion of an organization name, product or service in this publication should not be construed as a HIMSS endorsement of such organization, product or service, nor is the failure to include an organization name, product or service to be construed as disapproval.