Iowa Chapter of HIMSS
Welcome to the HIMSS Iowa Chapter's Website!
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a non-profit, global organization dedicated to the advancement of health care through information technology. Join us here in Iowa to lead efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes. Become a member of HIMSS Iowa Chapter and attend our events full of speakers, presentations, and various educational activites. Or, volunteer to share your ideas and leadership, and join in on our outstanding professional development, networking, and active engagement opportunites.
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Please help us honor Iowa HIMSS past president Randy Haskins and support others in the HIT field by donating to the Randy A. Haskins Memorial Scholarship fund.
To learn more, please see the Scholarship page, or donate here.
More About HIMSS Iowa Chapter
The Iowa Chapter is one of more than 50 regional chapters affiliated with national HIMSS society helping to lead change in the healthcare information and management systems field through knowledge sharing, advocacy, collaboration, innovation and community affiliations. The Iowa Chapter is proud to be celebrating its 14th year in promoting professional growth through continuing education and sharing of information in healthcare information technology, quality and safety concerns. Membership can be obtained automatically by becoming a national member of HIMSS or by joining the local chapter.
HIE Interest Group
Health Information Exchange (HIE) has gained increased focus as a key component of health information technology. To best follow the latest trends and developments in HIE, the Iowa HIMSS Chapter has organized an HIE Interest Group.
This group will meet via webinar and is open to all Iowa HIMSS members interested in learning and sharing information about local and national HIE efforts.
Informational Sharing Chapter members are welcome to post opinions, short articles, and/or reviews they felt would benefit the remaining members within our Web site. If you have read something of interest or want to write an opinion piece that would promote our professional development please submit it to one of the HIMSS Board members. The Board will review for possible posting along with the Board minutes and Speaker presentations.