Northern Ohio Chapter of HIMSS
NOHIMSS Election President Elect
Currently, the President-Elect ballot for the 2017-2018 fiscal year is being sent out to all registered members of HIMSS/NOHIMSS via email. Please keep a look out for that ballot.
Upcoming Kent State Univeristy Webinar - June 21st 12-1pm
Topic: Preparing Medical Professionals in Health Informatics: Case Study from Podiatric Residency Director
1. Go to https://kent.webex.com/kent/onstage/g.php?d=713663182&t=h
Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208
Global call-in numbers: https://kent.webex.com/kent/globalcallin.php?serviceType=EC&ED=559474087&tollFree=0
Access code: 713 663 182
We are 1,300 members strong — up from 1,100 as of June 2014. If you would like to become a new member and belong to HIMSS affiliated organization, you can join for free via the HIMSS Organizational Affiliate Membership Sign-Up Page. Note that you must use a valid work or school email to take advantage of this great offer. NOHIMSS affiliate organizations include Akron Children’s Hospital, Cleveland Clinic, Lake Health, Southwest General Health Center, Summa Health System, The MetroHealth System, University Hospitals, Cuyahoga Community College and John Carroll University. For a full list organizations, visit the HIMSS Organizational Affiliate Directory
If you do not belong to an HIMSS affiliated organization, you can select an individual membership option on the JoinHIMSS page. National HIMSS membership is offered at $199 which includes membership to NOHIMSS. Chapter-Only and student members are available for $39 and students for $30. Affiliates are automatically renewed with their organization; others will be reminded annually. New members can request a mentor via email with MENTOR in the subject line. If you have additional questions, please contact us at AskNOHIMSS
HIMSS Grant Assistance for Veterans
If you are an active duty person who is interested in Health IT or a veteran looking to advance please go to the national HIMSS website at HIMSS Veterans Career Services Initiative. Please contact Amy Justice who has a grant to help veterans and is a veteran herself. Also see bottom of this page for a feature on a fellow veteran.
Health Information Exchange
We are proud of our member contributions that helped make Ohio one of the nation’s best Health Information Exchanges – 90% of hospitals have joined an exchange. The CliniSync Health Information Exchange now has 149 hospitals contracted, more than 117 “live” sending results and reports directly to physicians and other providers, more than 400 long-term and post-acute care facilities, and independent physicians in over 1,200 practices.