Northern Ohio Chapter of HIMSS
Roundtable with a Leader - Driving Profitability for Private/Physician Practices
Date: January 23, 2018, 5:30-9:00 pm
Speaker - Harun Rashid, Chief Information Officer, Akron Childrens Hospital
Location: Blue Canyon Kitchen Tavern, 8960 Wilcox Dr., Twinsburg
Space is limited. Registration will open soon for NOHIMSS Members.
Contact Ashish Masish ( email@example.com) for questions.
Key dates for the IHE NA Connectathon in Cleveland, Ohio
IHE NA Connectathon testing of IHE Profiles - January 15-19, 2018
IHE NA Plug-a-thon – January 16-18, 2018. Four tracks this year including Devices on FHIR®, Blockchain, mHealth and Internet of Things Plug-a-thon. Visit the website for a full description of all four tracks and benefits for participants.
The Road to Interoperability – An Executive Educational Event (max capacity is 50 attendees) - January 17, 2018 – 8:00am – 1:00pm ET
NOHIMSS & Kent State University Health Informatics Program Webinar Series
Call for Presenters 2017-2018
Third Wednesday of Every Month, 12:00 PM Live
1 hour of CAHIMS/CPHIMS credit for each webinar attended , Credit available for one year after original date
We are seeking presenters for our monthly webinar series in Health Informatics. The purpose of the series is threefold: 1) bring topics of real world relevance to graduate students in Health Informatics to supplement their classroom experience; 2) provide an opportunity for members of NOHIMSS to engage with the students for potential networking, internships and employment; 3) provide an avenue for earning CPHIMS/CAHIMS credit for members of the NOHIMSS Chapter. If you would like to share your knowledge with your peers and students, please respond to this call for presenters.
Presentation Date are:
09/20/17, 10/18/17, 11/15/17, 12/20/17, 01/17/18, 02/21/18, 03/21/18, 04/18/18, 05/16/18, 06/20/18, 07/18/18, 08/15/18, and 09/19/18
Please contact Christine Hudak at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information including the presenter request form.
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.