It's Summer Social Time!


Join us for an evening of networking, appetizers and drinks with your colleagues and peers as we kick off another year with the HIMSS Minnesota Chapter.

The Twin Cities Summer Social was a Blast!  Come on down to Rochester now for next months event.



Rochester Summer Social - August 24

Whistle Binkies on the Lake in Rochester

5:30 - 8:00 pm


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The Minnesota Chapter of HIMSS

HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) represents health care professionals in four professional areas: Clinical Systems, Information Systems, Management Engineering, and Telecommunications. HIMSS members are responsible for developing many of today's key innovations in health care delivery and administration, including telemedicine, computer-based patient records, community health information networks, and portable/wireless health care computing.

Purpose / Mission
The HIMSS Minnesota Chapter is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting a better understanding of health care information and management systems. National HIMSS has more than 40 affiliated chapters and interest groups across the United States and Latin America. HIMSS Affiliated Chapters serve a valuable role in bringing health care systems professionals together, in a local forum, to discuss issues and developments, learn about new methods and tools, and network with others having similar experiences. Each chapter shares the same basic knowledge among colleagues and to assist members in their professional growth.

Geographic Region
The Minnesota Chapter supports the entire state of Minnesota.

Nursing Informatics Bootcamp

Nursing Informatics Bootcamp

Saturday and Sunday, November 12-13, 2016

HealthPartners Administrative Building, Bloomington, MN

7:30AM-4:30PM both days


This intensive two-day course focuses on current informatics trends and issues.  It includes content for Registered Nurses who are interested in becoming American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) board certified Informatics Nurses.  Other clinical professionals working in informatics may wish to take the course to become exposed to the course topics.

14 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this offering.  Full attendance at the program is required.  This program is approved for up to 14.0continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) and the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS).

Axxess Consult Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.  14.0 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this offering.


Chapter Recognition

Congratulations to the HIMSS-MN Chapter on receiving the Ambassador Level Award for Advocacy! This award is the result of our Advocacy Chair's volunteer efforts in advancing health IT issues through relationship building legislative activity.

Ambassador Seal for Advocacy