About NorCal HIMSS
Welcome to Northern California Chapter, HIMSS (NoCal HIMSS) website. We are a tax-exempt, 501(c)(6) non-profit corporation focused on providing leadership in healthcare for the management of systems, technology and information.
Our mission is to foster professional growth, relationships, knowledge and collaboration among healthcare information management professionals in the Northern California Region.
NoCal HIMSS is one of more than 50 affiliated chapters of HIMSS, the largest health care information systems professional organization in the nation. We bring health care professionals together to promote the exchange of knowledge and experience among colleagues, and to assist members in their professional growth. We accomplish this objective by presenting educational seminars/conferences, networking opportunities, and a forum for the exchange of ideas among those committed to the goal of improving patient care through the effective use of information technology. Chapter members come from diverse backgrounds, all involved in some aspect of health care information systems and management. Our members consist of professionals from hospitals and clinic organizations, third-party payors, administrators, information technology systems vendors, consultants, management engineers, telecommunications professionals, physicians, nurse and medical informatics professionals, and essentially anyone interested in the trends of health care information and management systems.