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Leading Organizations through an Era of Change
When? Monday June 19th
Where? Yankee Stadium
Some of our featured speakers include:
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.
HIMSS NYS Scholarship Co-Chairs Announce Committee Members & Volunteers
Dear HIMSS NYS Community,
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.
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
Call For Volunteers!!
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:
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.
Suffolk County Community College’s Office for Continuing Education and Department for Health Information Technology are providing online update courses for healthcare professionals. Courses beginning in November are for care managers, social support professionals, data/IT/business analyst and front office personnel. Each course can be completed in 6-10 hours.
- Population Health
- Care Coordination and Interoperable Health IT Systems
- Health Care Data Analytics
- Value-Based Care
- Patient-Centered Care
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
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.
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.