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 Minnesota HIMSS 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.
The Minnesota Chapter supports the entire state of Minnesota.