Past Events

22 Jan
Presenter: Dr. Frank Manion, Vice President for Innovation, Melax Tech (NLP experts) Dr. Manion presented a very informative tutorial on how AI-based NLP is being used with clinical notes and other...
4 Dec
On December 3rd, we had a great discussion on FHIR, interoperability, and how they affect the quality of care. We would like to thank our moderator and panelists for a great event, and the Austin...
18 Nov
Agenda : Market level-set (the issues in the prescribing landscape, and the technologies out there that play a part) Why patients, providers, and health systems are asking for prescription price...
28 Oct
Memorial Hermann Health System (MHHS) employs over 10,000 RN's; Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center has achieved Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses...
25 Sep
Business relationship management stimulates, surfaces, and shapes business demand across business and clinical services and ensures that the potential business value from meeting business demand is...
28 Aug
Recording of the presentation Hospitals are heavily invested in tools that capture data from multiple sources for many uses. Typical data captured involve financial, clinical utilization, payor,...
28 Feb
This session will explore how EHRs have affected how medical malpractice cases are handled and the effect throughout the IT department. When a malpractice case is filed, the hospital must provide...
23 Jan
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...
16 Dec
Our Board Member Anne Park will be one of the panelists on this important discussion marking the launch of HIMSS Global Health Equity Network. Denise Hines, HIMSS Chief Americas Officer and change...
13 Dec
Speaker: Karen Knecht, MSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS Chief Clinical Officer at emids Karen will discuss an approach for describing data as an asset, based on patient data flow and the data and information...
22 Nov
Speaker: Ariana Salazar Marketing & Business Development Specialist Allergy & ENT Associates The following topics will be discussed during this presentation: Best practices for using real-...
24 Oct
Please join the HITRUST Alliance along with industry leading panelists as they discuss cyber security, risk, and compliance in healthcare. The HITRUST Alliance will present on the HITRUST common...
27 Sep
This presentation is designed to show the many different variables that lead to clinician dissatisfaction with problem list interactions. These variables lead to poor reporting, inaccurate diagnosing...
28 Jun
Many times, Houston HIMSS has one presenter for our monthly Lunch and Learns (L&L). This month, we will hear presentations from 6 different innovative companies with new solutions that are...
28 Mar
Join your fellow HIMSS members on March 28th for this FREE educational event promoted by Armor. There will be technical presentations, networking time, food, drinks and door prizes! The cloud has...
25 Mar
March 25-26, 2019 - Austin, TX
27 Feb
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Cyber Conference for Business Leaders How to Thrive in the Era of Cyber Attacks
11 Feb
11 Feb
February 11- 15, 2019
16 Jan
January 16-17, 2019
10 Dec
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
14 Nov
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
11 Oct
Thursday, October 11, 2018
21 Sep
Friday, September 21, 2018
27 Jul
Jennifer LaHue, from Harris Health System described their successful journey to redesign several of their EHR screens to optimize their workflow in a way to allow providers to deliver patient-...
22 Jun
As healthcare continues to incorporate Care Management into everyday care for chronic conditions, Health Systems are recognizing the importance of addressing social determinants and utilizing the...
26 Apr
April 26-27, 2017 - Hyatt Regency Dallas
20 Apr
Join the Memorial Hermann Healthcare Analytics team as we describe our process for creating an environment to conquer the Quadruple Aim. In order to be successful in the population health arena,...
22 Mar
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - Simone on Sunset
6 Mar
Rock out at the Rock House. Join the Lone Star State chapters of HIMSS for our 5th Annual Texas HIMSS Chapters Networking Reception at HIMSS18. The event continues to grow each year and we expect...
9 Feb
SOLD OUT No On-site Registration Will Be Available NO REFUNDS WILL BE ALLOWED AFTER FEBRUARY 7th Please join the Houston HIMSS community at Minute Maid Park on February 9, 2018 for our 1st Annual CIO...
19 Jan
Health and biomedical informatics is changing at the speed of sound. Lifetime learning is now a norm. The UT-School of Biomedical Informatics offers graduate level courses in machine learning and...
17 Nov
28 Sep
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 - Quarterly Networking Event
22 Sep
Friday, September 22, 2017 - MD Anderson Conference Center
28 Jul
Friday, July 28, 2017 - MD Anderson Conference Center
23 Jun
25 May
May 25-26, 2017 - TX Regional HIMSS Conference, San Antonio, TX
28 Apr
Friday, April 28 - MD Anderson Conference Center
12 Apr
April 12, 2017 - TX HIT Day, Austin
24 Mar
Real-time location services (RTLS) has been around for many years now, in various industries. Whether in manufacturing, retail, transportation, or entertainment, RTLS has emerged as a competitive...
8 Mar
Join us for a networking social at the HLSR's very own honky tonk, The Hideout, at NRG Park during the world famous Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on March 8th. $5 registration fee to Houston HIMSS...
21 Feb
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - Orlando, FL
17 Feb
Friday, February 17,2017 - Lunch & Learn - Epic Implementation
27 Jan
Friday, January 27, 2017 - Houston Marriott Medical Center
20 Jan
November 18, 2016 Lunch & Learn with Dr. Jiajie Zhang, Dean at UT SMBI
12 Dec
December 12, 2016 Networking event at UT
18 Nov
November 18, 2016 Lunch & Learn with Sanjeev Sah of Texas Children's Hospital
28 Oct
October 28, 2016 Lunch & Learn with Walt Ellenberger from SAP
7 Oct
October 7, 2016, 1st Annual Golf Tournament at Hermann Park Golf Course
27 Sep
Network with Houston HIMSS members and hear from Nora Belcher , Executive Director, Texas e-Health Alliance. The 2017 session of the Texas Legislature is shaping up to be a very busy one for the...
23 Sep
September 23, 2016 Lunch & Learn with Deepak Chaudhry, "A Picture is Worth 20 mSv"
26 Aug
August 26, 2016 Lunch & Learn with Mark Galley, "Risk, Reliability & Root Cause Analysis"
24 Jun
June 24, 2016, Lunch & Learn on Ransomware with speaker Jimmy Joseph of Deloitte & Touche
12 May
The Texas Chapters of HIMSS will hold a one and a half day educational conference in Houston, Texas on May 12-13, 2016. The theme of this year's conference is “Houston...We Have A Solution”. This is our 8th Annual Regional Conference and we anticipate over 600 healthcare IT professionals to attend.
29 Apr
14 Apr
Please join us for our April HIMSS Houston networking event. The last one was a resounding success!
18 Mar
You change your thinking, you change your life. Come experience how to think differently. We will explore the 7 different levels of change as it applies at work, home, mostly YOU!
2 Mar
Y’all please join us to celebrate Texas Independence Day and for the 3rd Annual Texas HIMSS Chapters Networking Reception at HIMSS16. This ain’t our first rodeo, but will be our first time at the ROCKHOUSE!
29 Feb
Join thousands of Healthcare IT professionals in Las Vegas for the annual conference.
12 Feb
Presentation "Developing Your Career in Healthcare IT" by Stefan Werdegar, followed by panel discussion on "A Healthcare IT Leaders View on HIT Hiring/Career Development"
11 Feb
Please join us for the first HIMSS Houston networking event of 2016, sponsored by the UTHealth SBMI Alumni Association, at The Gorgeous Gael.
22 Jan
Comprehensive records require more than having every physician and hospital use an electronic health record system. There must also be an effective, efficient, and trustworthy mechanism for health information exchange (HIE) to aggregate each patient’s scattered records into a complete whole when needed. This mechanism must also be accurate and reliable, protect patient privacy, and ensure that medical record access is transparent and accountable to patients.
8 Dec
Join us at Simone on Sunset for a holiday networking event.
19 Nov
Every few decades, entire industries undergo a massive paradigm shift where business-as-we-know-it gets fundamentally disrupted. New innovations in technology are forcing organizations - from education to finance to healthcare to hospitality and beyond- to reimagine new possibilities and discover new opportunities. With the customer at the center, we are challenged with finding new ways to create transformational innovation and collaborate at the speed of change. It is becoming paramount for organizations to understand how to thrive in such an unpredictable environment, or risk being irrelevant.
31 Oct
Call for Presentations Deadline 10/31
30 Oct
Attaining Greater Value with Digital Health
5 Oct
National Health IT Week is a collaborative forum and virtual awareness week that assembles key healthcare constituents dedicated to working together to elevate the necessity of advancing health through the best use of information technology. Visit to learn more about how you can participate, become a partner, and activities ocurring during the week.
25 Sep
Dr. Alan Weiss has worked in medical informatics with Epic and Cerner implementations at Cleveland Clinic, Cedars-Sinai and Memorial Hermann. In the process, he has analyzed problem lists across each, over 10 million total, and learned patterns in their use and development. This analysis looks at trends of EMR usage and the issues of problem list definition, design, tools and managing them as they exist in all EMRs.
16 Sep
Please join us for the 2015 HIMSS quarterly networking events. Topic : Cyber Warfare – How is your Self Defense? Discussion led by Leo Grove, “Cap’n Security” for
28 Aug
If you have high emotional intelligence you are able to recognize your own emotional state and the emotional states of others, and engage with people in a way that draws them to you. You can use this understanding of emotions to relate better to other people, form healthier relationships, achieve greater success at work, and lead a more fulfilling life.
24 Jul
So how do you leverage yourself with your colleagues, clients and customers? How can one person make such a positive impact that it is felt in his department, conceivably in his hospital or company, inconceivably in all of healthcare? It first starts in the heart then grows in the mind. We all want to make a difference, why not a BIG difference? Extraordinary people are just ordinary people who do extraordinary thinking."
26 Jun
This presentation will show medical group leaders how to use their current data collection program to build a trove of high-value clinical information.
22 May
Join UT MD Anderson Office of Performance Improvement team members to learn more about their work on dashboards that support clinical business decision-making in terms of key performance indicators, quality and patient safety measurements, analytics, and regulatory reporting.
13 Apr
Please join us for the 2nd Annual Texas HIMSS Chapters Networking Reception at HIMSS15. HIMSS Chapter members from Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, and Lubbock will gather at the NetApp Booth on the exhibit floor to enjoy an hour of networking with peers & meeting new people while enjoying drinks and Hors D’oeuvres. Please indicate which chapter you are with.
12 Apr
The 2015 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, April 12-16 in Chicago, brings together 38,000+ healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.
23 Jan
Using Technology and Clinical Collaboration to Reduce Patient Falls and Lower Costs
18 Nov
Tips to Influence and Convince
24 Oct
Achieving Reliable Measurement of Hand Hygiene Compliance Using Electronic Monitoring Technology
16 Oct
Change Management: The People Side of Change provides a practical explanation of change management and how to apply it to your organization to achieve the desired business objectives of change.
26 Sep
“Revolutionizing Health Care Delivery in the 21st Century”