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Company Overview of Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society

Company Overview

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a healthcare membership organization that focuses on optimal use of information technology and management systems for human health. It frames healthcare public policy and industry practices through advocacy, educational, and professional development initiatives. The organization also organizes conferences and seminars for the dissemination of healthcare information. It works in collaboration with partners such as College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), Coalition for Health Information Policy (CHIP), Health Industry Business Communications Council (HIBCC), Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE), and...

230 East Ohio Street

Suite 500

Chicago, IL 60611-3269

United States

Founded in 1967

Phone:

312-664-4467

Fax:

312-664-6143

Key Executives for Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society

Chief Executive Officer and President
Vice President of Technology and Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Executive Vice President
Vice President of Marketing and Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society Key Developments

The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society Announces Executive Changes

The Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society announced that Blain Newton becomes Executive Vice President of HIMSS Analytics, as of March 1, when current EVP John Hoyt retires from the position. R. Norris Orms, HIMSS executive vice president and chief operating officer, also will retire as of July 1. Before his promotion to Executive Vice President of HIMSS Analytics, Blain Newton served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the business unit, with overall responsibility for strategy, sales, and operations for HIMSS Analytics product and service offerings. Since 2010, John Hoyt has served as Executive Vice President of HIMSS Analytics. He will continue to work with HIMSS Analytics with a lighter schedule that includes continued support of maturity models, EMRAM Stage 7 visits and related activities. R. Norris Orms, HIMSS executive vice president and chief operating officer, has been with the organization for 18 years, focused most recently on building the global strategy for HIMSS. He continues to work with HIMSS on a part-time basis until his retirement at the end of the HIMSS fiscal year on June 30.

HIMSS Announces Launch of the HIMSS Value Score

HIMSS announced the launch of the HIMSS Value Score, healthcare's first international quality measurement for the value of health IT. The Value Score builds off of HIMSS' Value Suite and HIMSS Analytics' Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM?) and will help healthcare providers optimize and use IT to improve clinical and financial outcomes, and drive efficiencies in care. The Value Score is the next generation of several HIMSS-developed standards and resources that have served as the health IT adoption models for providers over the last decade.

Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society Names Denise Hines to the Board of Directors

Denise Hines, DHA, PMP, FHIMSS, has been named to the Board of Directors of Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Dr. Hines heads eHealth Services Group and also serves as the Executive Director of the Georgia Health Information Network (GaHIN). In addition to serving as GaHIN's Executive Director, Dr. Hines maintains her role as chief executive officer of eHealth Services Group.

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