HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. Visit www.himss.org .
HIMSS is a part of HIMSS WorldWide, a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS WorldWide encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS WorldWide, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Better health through information technology.
Globally, lead endeavors optimizing health engagements and care outcomes through information technology.
The Austin HIMSS chapter represents professionals in healthcare within their regionally assigned territories and promotes improved understanding of the existing principles of healthcare information and management systems.
The Austin HIMSS chapter started in September ’04 and has had a strong following since that time. The chapter meetings will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month.