Who We Are

HIMSS is ready to lead the transformation. Join us and other changemakers as we reimagine health, as one HIMSS and one world—together.



To realize the full health potential of every human, everywhere.



Reform the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology.


Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, Inc. (HIMSS) is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the transformation of the health ecosystem through information and technology. As a mission-driven non-profit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development, research and analytics to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers on best practices in health information and technology. Through our innovation engine, HIMSS delivers key insights, education and engaging events to healthcare providers, governments and market suppliers, ensuring they have the right information at the point of decision.

Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, HIMSS serves the global health information and technology communities with focused operations across North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Our members include more than 100,000 individuals, 480 provider organizations, 470 non-profit partners and 650 health services organizations.


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Amended and Restated HIMSS Bylaws

The Amended and Restated HIMSS Bylaws were approved with members' overwhelming support. More than 90% of voting members voted to adopt the Amended and Restated Bylaws as recommended by the Board. The Bylaws are the key piece of a new corporate governance framework, which supports our "One HIMSS" philosophy while furthering strategic alignment, maintaining flexibility, and supporting our global reach. These changes support the long-term success of the organization which enables us to provide better support to our Members and the healthcare ecosystem.

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HIMSS Foundation

As the philanthropic arm of HIMSS, the HIMSS Foundation promotes health information and technology education and issue awareness on global and national levels.

HIMSS Foundation

COVID-19 Updates

Get the latest news and resources to stay on top of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

COVID-19 Updates

HIMSS20 Digital

Experience the education, innovation and collaboration of the HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition… virtually. Explore on-demand education sessions, critical COVID-19 content, exhibitor thought leadership and more. Find everything you need to solve your biggest challenges, improve health and wellness-and be the change.

HIMSS20 Digital




33 West Monroe Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60603-5616
Phone: (312) 664-HIMSS (664-4467)
Fax: (312) 664-6143

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30 am – 5:00 pm CT

Policy Center/Government Relations

Policy Center/Government Relations
Washington, DC Office
4300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 250
Arlington, VA 22203-4168
Phone: (703) 562-8800
Fax: (703) 562-8801

Global Offices

HIMSS Europe Office
Bertha-Benz-Straße 5
10557 Berlin, Deutschland
Phone: +49(0)30 34 655 42 13

HIMSS Asia Pacific Office
3 Killiney Road
#04-09 Winsland House I
Singapore 239519
Phone: +65 6664 1100
Fax: +65 6836 7728