Georgia Chapter of HIMSS

  Welcome to the Georgia Chapter of HIMSS

 

Annual Conference 2017 Survey - Click Here

 

 

 

Georgia Chapter - HIMSS17 Communities Open House Table Display Award Recipient!

 

 The Georgia Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (GAHIMSS) provides statewide leadership for the advancement and management of healthcare information and technology. 

For more information on partnership opportunities please click here GA HIMSS Chapter Sponsorship Program or click on the "Get Involved" header.

 

 

The Georgia Chapter of HIMSS is Actively Seeking Volunteers

 

The GA HIMSS mission is to actively engage our members, sponsors, partners and legislators in improving health and health care in Georgia through healthcare information and management systems.

Our healthcare ecosystem involves providers, payors, vendors as well as legislators with the patient at the center. It is my hope that our volunteers are comprised of individuals that mirror this healthcare community. It is only through working collaboratively in this community that we can improve health and health care in Georgia through healthcare information and management systems.

I would like this year to be one of even more member involvement and collaboration.  Please apply to the Board, become an event chair/speaker, join a committee, or share your experience.  It is your opportunity to contribute your talents, learn from others, network, and advance professionally and personally.

This is your time to become an active part of a premier organization in Healthcare Information Technology. We are soliciting nominations for individuals who are interested in serving in the following capacities:
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Board Member - The time commitment for a board member consists of, at a minimum, attending four board meetings and two events for the 2017-2018 year as well as leading an activity for the chapter (e.g. Chairing of a Committee or assisting a Chair, leading an educational session, etc.)  
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Committee Member – Committees include:  Advocacy, Membership, Programs, Sponsorship, Communications, Professional Development – and it’s a great path toward a board seat!
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Subject Matter Expert - Speak at an event or sit on a panel.
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Volunteer Staff -  for one or more events

 

National MACRA Advisory Council Launched - And our very own President, Dee Cantrell is one of the inaugural members of the Advisory Council!

The mission of the MACRA Advisory Council is to:

  • Provide guidance to payors, providers, ACOs and other HCOs regarding Best Practices for MACRA, MIPS, DSRIP, PRIME and other 1115 waiver-related programs.
  • Leverage process re-design and optimal IT resource deployment to help the health and public health sectors achieve their population health, financial, and regulatory goals.

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GaHIN - Designated Entity for the State of Ga HIE!

Governor Deal officially named GaHIN as the State-Designated Entity for the State of Georgia Health Information Exchange (HIE)!

The request was made by the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) and gives GaHIN greater freedom in pursuing funding opportunities. In September 2015, DCH also received approval from CMS naming GaHIN as the SDE for HIE in Georgia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Chapter Representation Achieved This Past Year by the Board Members: 


Dee Cantrell:
Georgia Health Information Network Board of Directors

Georgia Health Information Network Chair of the Technology Committee


Christopher Kunney:
HIMSS Chapter Leaders Taskforce
Southern Region Chapter Advocacy Roundtable Vice Chair