HIMSS Iowa Chapter Fall 2018 Educational Conference

November 7, 12:00pm - November 8, 5:00pm, CST

Join us for the HIMSS Iowa Chapter Fall 2018 Educational Conference taking place November 7 and 8 in Des Moines. This annual event provides attendees access to content and networking to enable you to earn CEU credits and build your professional network. Be sure to join this year to learn more about HITRUST Certification, Cyber security, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery.  Plus, this year’s event will feature a CIO Round Table and Patient Engagement IT discussions. And we will have some fun too!


The HIMSS 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.


Event Location

Jasper Winery
2400 George Flagg Pkwy
Des Moines, IA 50321

Jasper Winery


Join us for dinner November 7th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Historical Salisbury House & Gardens, sponsored by IP Pathways. 

Salsbury House
4025 Tonawanda Dr
Des Moines, IA 50312

Salisbury House & Gardens

Agenda: TBD

Featured Speaker: Emily K. Ward 
Finding Joy in Your Workplace

Emily will discuss the effects of burnout, engagement and turnover on workplace joy; review the Institute for Healthcare’s framework for a practical path to nurture and restore joy in healthcare; and discuss and learn leadership strategies to engage staff and foster a culture of accountability

Emily K. Ward, BSN, RN, MBA, CCRN-K, is the Associate Chief Nurse Executive at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Millikin University, her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Iowa, and is certified as an Acute/Critical Care Knowledge Professional. She is a member of multiple professional organizations: American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE), Iowa Organization of Nurse Leaders (IONL), American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN), and the Eastern Iowa Chapter of AACN. In addition, Ms. Ward serves as a state ambassador for AONE. Over the course of her career, she has given numerous local, regional, and national presentations on a variety of leadership topics. Among the awards received, a highlight was being named one of the 100 Great Iowa Nurses.

More event details to come.  Please register today to secure your spot!



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*With registration for this event, non-members will become members of Iowa HIMSS by for a one year period

Anyone who pays registration fees and cannot attend the event may send a substitute. Cancellations prior to the close of online registration will be refunded the registration fee minus a $25 processing fee. If you do not cancel your registration, then you will be billed the registration fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations after the close of online registration