TN HIMSS provides statewide leadership for the advancement and management of healthcare information and technology. Our affiliation with national HIMSS allows us to participate in directing and shaping the healthcare industry, encouraging emerging technology and promoting public policies that will improve healthcare delivery.
At the local and regional level we are committed to providing educational and networking opportunities for our members. As the healthcare capital of the United States, our members include CEOs, Presidents, CIOs, COOs, Vice Presidents, Directors, Managers, and other executives who are at the very forefront of knowledge, technology, and advocacy that is making a difference in the direction of healthcare.
We encourage all healthcare professionals to join and participate in the Tennessee HIMSS Chapter. This is your leading resource to understand the direction of technology in healthcare from the leaders driving healthcare technology.
TNHIMSS is the leader in programs and conferences related to healthcare technology.
Chapter Officers & Directors
Our LeadershipSee who the officers and directors of the TN HIMSS are at our leadership page.
To the right is a list of all committees within TN HIMSS and their missions. To get involved with a committee, please contact the corresponding vice president by clicking on their name.
SUMMIT OF THE SOUTHEAST COMMITTEE
To provide a yearly venue that unites a community around Healthcare Information Technology leaders and the most pressing opportunities. The event will foster collaboration, awareness, education, and networking to advance healthcare innovation and enhanced performance.
Contact: Robert Morris, VP of the Summit of the Southeast
The mission of the communications committee is to develop and execute Chapter communication strategies, event messages, membership recruitment, and focused industry education materials through various channels including the chapter web site, email distribution lists, newsletters, Chapter or Affiliate social media sites, and marketing/public relation agencies. The committee is structured to have a key committee member and leader over web site content, newsletters, social media, list management, and event reporting and photography.
Contact: Andrea Gillotte, VP of Communications
The mission of the TNHIMSS Workforce Committee is to Extend the opportunities for workforce education by Enhancing the collaboration between academic institutions, employers and candidates which will Expand the available workforce to meet the needs of the growing demand for HIT skills in Tennessee.
Contact: Tod Fetherling, VP of Workforce
To grow the membership base by sharing the value of knowledge, community, and involvement that HIMSS brings to the Health IT community. To help our members feel connected by being more welcoming and to create more opportunities for them to engage and learn from each other.
Contact: John Kepley, VP of Membership
Our two-fold mission is to provide adequate financial resources to support the short-term and long-term goals and activities of the TN HIMSS Chapter. We also strive to provide a positive return on investment for our corporate supporters that will keep them engaged over the long-term.
Contact: Penny Grogan, VP of Sponsorship
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
In alignment with HIMSS goals, the Mission of the Professional Development Committee is to empower the member to chart their own course toward professional development goals.
Contact: Susan Newbold, VP of Professional Development
HIMSS mobilizes its members and other collaborators to successfully accomplish multiple levels of advocacy activities that are fueled by its members passion and experience. These activities include educating HIMSS members and State Legislators and their staff on key issues, to actually proposing, writing and reviewing draft legislation.In addition, TN HIMSS works closely with key state and local decision-makers to advance improvements in the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare.
With ongoing demand for credible and current data on regional health information organizations and state HIT initiatives, the HIMSS State Dashboard simplifies the search process.
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