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Dear Membership,

The NYS Chapter hopes 2019 is everything you were hoping for and we wanted to bring you an update on our upcoming election.

This year we will have four (4) Board Level positions that will be available.  They are:

Tackling the Health Challenges and Opportunities that Face NY



Active HIMSS Members Discount Code:  HIMSS

What is Healthy NY?

NYS HIMSS members are invited to attend this upcoming event being held at Hofstra University.
Active HIMSS members use code: HLNYHIMSS for discounted registration. 
For more details and registration, visit:

The PCS Webinar from Monday, March 4, 2019, is now available for download here.


Seeking Presenters
Seeking presenters: New York Academy of Medicine Health Informatics Workgroup on April 29 event.
More Info:


Don't miss #HackMentalHealth @Yale! This hackathon is dedicated to developing technology that can improve mental health.

We are pleased to announce the 2019 HIMSS Scholarship Program. The HIMSS NYS Chapter scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate college students.

The submission deadline date for the scholarship is May 1, 2019. The scholarship recipients will be announced prior to the New York State annual Mini-HIMSS conference in June. Click the following link for additional information about the HIMSS NYS scholarship:

Take a break from the madness in Orlando and join your local colleagues for lunch!

Don't miss our guest speaker Denise Hines, DHA, PMP, FHIMSS, Chief Americas Officer, HIMSS  


February 12, 11:00am, EST - 1:00pm, EST


Dear Member,

With Thanksgiving upon us, the Leadership of the NYS HIMSS Chapter wishes you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving!  May you spend this Holiday with those who you are close to and take a moment to give thanks for all we have!

The Leadership of the NYS HIMSS Chapter

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Chapter Events

November 5th, 9:00am, EST - 9:00am, EST
HIMSS NYS Chapter Privacy, Security & Compliance Committee
Conference Call:  1-888-315-0496

New York State HIMSS Chapter won the 2018 U.S. National Health IT Week Advocacy Challenge!

The New Jersey and Delaware Valley Chapters of HIMSS are thrilled to announce our 11th Annual Fall Conference, “Healthcare: a new day, a new parAdIgm”.

Looking to advance your career?  Or a student looking to get an edge as you prepare for the workforce?  Come join our CAHIMS review course being held on Saturday, October 13 being held at Suffolk Community College, Health, Sports and Education Building, Rm 105, 1 Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY 11717.  Cost for the review course is $35 which includes the material, instructors & a continental breakfast, lunch & afternoon snack
Please click here to register
Or View the ev
August 1, 6:00pm, EDT - 8:00pm, EDT

1301 Ave. of the Americas
New York, New York


Non-member Price:  $25.00
Member Price:  $25.00


An Enterprise Data Foundation is Crucial to Become a Data Driven Organization

The Leadership of the NYS Chapter of HIMSS has agreed to expand the number of Board positions by two (2) bringing our total representation to nine (9) individuals.  The NYS Chapter held an election for the Member-At-Large (2 positions) and Treasurer position. The terms for each position is two years.


Thank you for paticipating in the vote for Treasurer.   The election results are in and we are happy to announce Theodore Kim will be the new NYS Chapter Treasurer!   Congratulations to everyone for your particpation and we wish Theo lots of luck is his new role.

Congratulations to the 2018 Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT!!

In the recent article of Health Data Management (HDM) magazine, they announced its 2018 Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT, 50 female executive leaders including Carla Smith, executive vice president of HIMSS, founder and champion

October 8th – 12th is NYS Health IT Week

The HIMSS New York State Chapter is now receiving nominations for the Treasurer's position. Nominations are open until Monday, April 9, 2018 and voting for the election of this position will be open from Monday, April 30, 2018 until Monday, May 7, 2018. The term for this position is two years; from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.

Nomination Guidelines

New York State Chapter HIMSS 2018 Scholarship Announcement

Dear NYS Chapter HIMSS Community,

We are pleased to announce the 2018 HIMSS Scholarship Program. The HIMSS NYS Chapter scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate college students.

11:00am - 1:00pm Tuesday, March 6

Las Vegas - Venetian Convention Center
Lido 3103

Join the New Jersey and New York Chapters of HIMSS for their HIMSS18 Chapter Reception! You must register for this free event.  Follow the registration link below!


October 4, 8:30am, EDT - 5:00pm, EDT

NJ Dash DV fall conference in Harrahs in Atlantic City.
The room location is still to be confirmed.
It will be in the conference center at Harrahs 

Price: $150.00


The NYS HIMSS Chapter is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Educational Scholarships:

  • Nicole Hungate, Graduate Student: $2,500
  • Salvatore Volpe, Undergraduate Student: $1,500

Nicole Hungate and Salvatore Volpe - HIMSS NYS Chapter Scholarship Award Winners 2017

Thank you to everyone that attended miniHIMSS17!   Speaker presnetations are now available for download HERE.

Also, blogs about the conference!  Thanks Kate for attending!

My Bronx Tale


Leading Organizations through an Era of Change

When? Monday June 19th
Where? Yankee Stadium

Some of our featured speakers include:

Leading Organizations through an Era of Change

NYS Health Information Technology Week is October 2nd – 6th, 2017


Thank you to all who put their names forward to serve as HIMSS NYS Chapter Officers. As it turned out, after the nomination period closed all positions were running unopposed. In accordance with Article VI-Section 3(b) of our by-laws: “Officers shall be elected by secret ballot except when there is only one candidate for an office, in which case the Chapter Board President shall call for election of the candidate, by acclimation.” The Chapter President and Board of Directors approved the slate of candidates by acclimation at their meeting on Friday, May 12, 2013.

Leading Organizations through an Era of Change

When? Monday June 19th
Where? Yankee Stadium


HIMSS NYS Scholarship Co-Chairs Announce Committee Members & Volunteers

Dear HIMSS NYS Community,


Leading Organizations through an Era of Change

When? Monday June 19th
Where? Yankee Stadium

Some of our featured speakers include:

HIMSS New York State Chapter

This Thursday! April 27th, 8AM-Noon
@ Faculty House, Columbia University

Call for Nominations

The New York State Chapter is now receiving nominations for the following Chapter Officers listed below. Nominations are open until Monday, May 8, 2017; voting for the election of officers will be open from Monday, May 15, 2017 until Monday, May 29, 2017. The term for all positions is two years; from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.

Nomination Guidelines

Hello HIMSS NY State Members,

Thank you for being a member of HIMSS NY State. As part of our ongoing commitment to provide you with unparallelled member value, we are starting up a book club! The HIMSS NY State Book Club is estimated to start in the next month.

HIMSS NYS Chapter President Announces Scholarship Committee Co-Chairs: Dr. Patricia Hale, Carmen McCoy, and Keith Weiner


I am pleased to announce Dr. Patricia Hale, Carmen McCoy, and Keith Weiner will serve as our chapter’s Scholarship Committee Co-Chairs!

To all members,

The HIMSS/HFMA/Digital Rochester Session event has been postponed.  A new date will be announced soon.

April 20, 8:00am, EDT - 5:00pm, EDT

Monroe Golf Club
155 Golf Avenue, Pittsford, NY 14534


Non-member Price: $100.00
Member Price: $75.00


8:00 a.m. Registration
9:15 a.m. Session with lunch provided midway
4:00 p.m. Networking/Cocktail – sponsored by Winthrop Resources

Featured Speakers and Topics

April 3, 9:00am, EDT - 9:00am, EDT
(held on the first Monday of each month)

Conference Call
Access Code 9466105

HIMSS NYS Chapter Privacy, Security & Compliance Committee

The CompTIA aitp Healthcare SIG is this Tuesday.   See the event details or visit aitp directly to register.

WHEN?  March 28, 8:00am, EDT - 10:00am, EDT

WHERE?  Adelphi University, Hauppauge, NY

HOW?   Register HERE

CAHIMS Certification Review Course

March 25, 8:30am, EDT - 4:00pm, EDT  @ Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY
Price:  $30.00 (Light Breakfast & Lunch Included)
View Event Details


The CAHIMS credential will help your career by:

Call For Volunteers!!

Scholarship Committee

The NYS HIMSS Chapter is once again holding the scholarship program for graduate and undergraduate level students. Last year, the Chapter awarded two scholarships to a graduate ($2,500) and an undergraduate ($1,500) level student. We are seeking volunteers to read and score essays submitted by scholarship entrants.

Population Health Information Technology (PHIT):  From the Bedside to the Community

This event will address the timely and major concerns to both healthcare and information technology practitioners, students, and healthcare consumers because of the many changes that are happening and anticipated to occur in the healthcare system.

The New York Academy of Medicine
1216 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Special Guest Moderator: 

The HIMSS NY State Chapter Health IT Book Club is an opportunity for active members to read interesting books as a group and discuss them online through a WebEx discussion. Join our LinkedIn Group...

All NYS Chapter members are invited to join our next Nursing Committee meeting on Tuesday, February 14th at 5pm ET.

Michelle R. Troseth, MSN, RN, DPNAP, FAAN, Chief Professional Practice Officer, Elsevier Clinical Solutions will present The Role of Evidence-Based Practice and Informatics

Dear HIMSS NYS Chapter Member,

The HIMSS NYS Chapter Board of Directors has proposed amending our Chapter’s current Bylaws.

Our proposed amended Bylaws requires adoption by a two-thirds vote of the chapter’s voting members casting votes and written approval of the HIMSS Board of Directors as referenced in Article XII Bylaw Amendments in our currently approved Bylaws.

HIMSS17 is next month!  Make sure to register and join us on Feb. 21st for the annual Chapters' Luncheon!  Register Today HERE! 

Upcoming Events 

Dear HIMSS New York State Chapter Member,

Register today at a reduced price for:

Health Care Reform.  Where are we in New York State?
November 16, 5:30pm - 9:00pm, Revolution Hall, Troy, NY
  Member Price: $20.00
  Non-member Price: $45.00
  Student Price: $10.00

Hi -

We hope you have had a great summer at both work and play!  Now as our thoughts turn to fall, be sure to mark the following dates on the calendar for these NYS HIMSS events.

26 SEP

Don't miss miniHIMSS: HIT Changing the Game, this Thursday, June 16th at Yankee Stadium.   Join your colleagues for a full day of speakers, lunch, a CISO panel session followed by options for a stadium tour!  Don't miss this chance to network with health IT leaders from across the region.  


Health IT Week is September 26-30, 2016!
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