Houston Chapter of HIMSS

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COVID-19 Updates

Due to concerns with the COVID-19 virus, and the travel/meeting restrictions imposed by several organizations in the area, we have cancelled  our Lunch & Learn events for March and April.

The 2020 Texas Regional HIMSS conference has been cancelled.

We will continue to evaluate the situation and determine when Lunch & Learns will be resumed.

HIMSS 2020 has been cancelled

Read about HIMSS 2020 cancellation details here.


Houston Women in Health IT Panel Discussion




More than 100 participants attended the first annual Houston Women in Health IT Panel discussion at UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics on Thursday January 23rd. 

The attendees were treated to a great discussion by our panelists followed by a networking session.

We would like to thank our distinguished panelists:

  • Carla Giannoni, MD, CMIO Texas Children's Hospital
  • Amanda Hammel, CIO, Memorial Hermann
  • Angela Ross, DNP, Assistant Professor, UT Health School of Biomedical Informatics
  • Gopi Wadhwa, Director Project Business Technology, Harris County Public Health
  • Moderator: Nikki Blaze, Assistant Director of Enterprise Services, Texas Children's Hospital

"In our mission to improve health through the best use of information and technology, HIMSS is committed to advancing the careers of high-performing professionals. Join us in addressing the gender gap in health information and technology, and the need for more community, resources and recognition of women who have made a difference sector-wide. Engage with your peers and take the next step to further your career while connecting with and empowering women in our field".

-HIMSS Women in Health IT Community

Sponsored by:

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For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call Lisa Neal (281) 504-7126, or lneal@eplus.com. 

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Recorded Webinar with Mark Anderson, President, HIMSS Houston

"Should I stay independent or join the hospital?" Listen here.

Houston HIMSS Awarded Medium Chapter of the Year!

HIMSS North America announced the 2018 Chapter Awards. The Houston Chapter is honored and delighted to be chosen as the Medium Chapter of the Year. Award recipients will be recognized at the HIMSS19 Awards Gala in Orlando, FL. 

Read about all the awards here.  


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