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GA-HIMSS Luncheon and Networking Event, Maggiano’s Cumberland Mall, November 1, 2011, 11:00am-1:00pm
Meet the '11 GA HIMSS Board of Directors - Dantanna's in Buckhead, November 10th, 6-8p.m.
GA-HIMSS 3rd Annual Golf Tournament and Fundraiser, May 14, 2012

6th Annual Georgia Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference, October 12, 2011 - Thank you for attending!

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The Georgia Chapter of HIMSS

The Georgia Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (GAHIMSS) provides statewide leadership for the advancement and management of healthcare information and technology. Collectively, HIMSS represents more than 30,000 individual members across the country – with GAHIMSS encompassing over 1600 healthcare IT professionals – including many key CIOs from the state’s largest hospitals and healthcare facilities. GAHIMSS is dedicated to improving Healthcare IT locally through advocacy, collaboration and education, and to ensure quality patient care throughout the state of Georgia.

GAHIMSS 3rd Annual Golf Tournament
• May 14, 2012
• 2011 Tournament
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Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference
•2012 To Be Announced
•October 12, 2011
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GA-HIMSS Luncheon and Networking Event
• To Be Announced
•November 1, 2011
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GA HIMSS Town Hall
2012 Event to be Announced
• 2011 Town Hall
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HIMSS12 Chapter Reception
• February, 2012
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• January 15, 2012
• Submit news by 12/30/11



Event Highlight

GA HIMSS and Enterasys Sponsor
National HIMSS Industry Solutions Webinar

Join us for this complimentary webinar!

Wireless/Wired Networks
Purpose Built for Clinical Workflows

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
1:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
Sponsored by GA-HIMSS and Enterasys

Our very own Chris Paravate, ITS Director of Northeast Georgia Medical System and GA HIMSS Board member, will introduce this national webinar .

Topics of discussion:

• Wireless/wired networking best practices for high availability to EMR
• Creating a network architecture to support clinical workflows
• Security & Compliance – safe and secure access to EMR from any device

For more information and on-line registration, please click here.

Register today!

GA-HIMSS Now Taking Scholarship Applications

The Georgia HIMSS Chapter Board is pleased to announce the first annual Georgia HIMSS David Z. Cowan Scholarship program in 2012. This exciting new scholarship is possible due to the successful GA HIMSS Annual Golf Event started in May 2010 which has raised over $25,000 in the first two years. This successful event has now been established as an annual signature event for Georgia HIMSS. The Board has committed to use the proceeds to offer scholarships to the future healthcare leaders in Georgia.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for this educational scholarship towards a qualified Georgia Healthcare Information Technology or Management Engineering program, please complete and submit the application form by January 13, 2012 to  scholarships@gahimss.org .

Click here to download the application form.

The Georgia HIMSS Board is committed to working with our professional colleagues and young leaders who have chosen to be our healthcare industry leaders of tomorrow.

Georgia HIMSS 3nd Annual Golf Tournament
TPC Sugarloaf
Duluth, GA
May 14, 2012

Online sponsorship registrations for our
3rd Annual GA-HIMSS Golf Tournament is now open!

The tournament will be held on Monday, May 14, 2012, at TPC Sugarloaf.  Last year's tournament raised over $10,000 for our scholarship fund in support of the state's future leaders in Health Information Management and Systems.   We would like to make an even greater scholarship contribution this year, and depend on your Tournament Sponsorships to make this happen.
To review our Tournament Sponsorship packages and opportunities, please click here to visit our Tournament web-page.
To register securely online as a sponsor, please click here.
Thank you for your continued support of GA-HIMSS!
The 2012 Golf Tournament Committee

6th Annual Georgia Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference

The 6th annual Georgia Healthcare Trade Faire & Regional Conference sponsored by GAHIMSS was a great success! With record attendance and outstanding keynote and session speakers, attendees found the event informative and timely. Thank you to all of our speakers and vendors, and especially to Emory Healthcare for sponsoring the reception following the event.

Click here to view the available presentations from this year’s Conference.

Meet the 2011-2012 Board

Come Socialize and Meet the '11 GA HIMSS Board of Directors on the patio of Dantanna's in Buckhead on November 10th from 6-8 p.m.

Light Hors d'oeuvers and 2 glasses of wine provided for HIMSS members with a cash bar available!

3400 Around Lenox Drive
Atlanta, GA 30326
404.760.TURF (8873)

You must register in advance to attend.

Register Securely Online

If you are not currently a member, please join our organization at the national level ($140) or chapter level ($30) to participate in this event. Click here to become a member: http://www.himss.org/ASP/individualHome.asp, then return to this site to register.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Board of Directors
The Georgia Chapter of HIMSS

Thank you for attending our GA-HIMSS Luncheon and Networking Event

A Lean Approach to Enterprise EMR Training Initiatives:
Learn how the SIPOC Six Sigma process improvement methodology was incorporated into existing instructional design and project management processes resulting in a high-impact, comprehensive training program. Our guest speaker, Von Baker, will walk you through the process of how to assemble the right people, at the right time to define a training program that closely reflects the workflow being impacted by the implementation.

Click here to view presentation.


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