Fall 2018 Newsletter - Message from the Board

Happy Holidays HIMSS NorCal Members!

What a year it has been so far! This has been a very busy past few months for most of us, especially for the HIMSS NorCal Chapter. We have only just recently wrapped up our Annual CxO Summit, our first educational program of the year, co-chaired by Nick Steinbach and Sherri Douville. This incredible event brought together a spectrum of industry leaders and experts in policy tech and medicine to show us how to apply tools like analytics, security, mobile, and innovation to drive the transformation needed to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs to allow us to respond to urgent policy and payment shifts. Check out the highlights in the article below!

Reflecting back on the year so far, we would like to take a moment recognize that it truly takes a village to put on the programs we do and keep the community going. Thank you so much to our incredible volunteers on our esteemed Board of Directors and our committee members for your tireless efforts. You truly help make HIMSS NorCal a beacon of innovation, bringing the best of the best ideas to the table and making them come to life. So thank you to all for helping make incredible things happen for our Chapter and pushing us forward!

As our chapter continues to grow, it is necessary to continue to add volunteers to our committees and our Board. Join our Advocacy Committee, Membership Committee, Education Committee, Marketing Committee, Sponsorship Committee, MeetUps, or Day of Events Committee! There is certainly something here for everyone. If you are interested in volunteering for the Chapter, please drop us a note at norcal.membership@himsschapter.org.

Also, please mark your calendars for upcoming events! Come visit us at HIMSS National in Orlando, Florida. We will be hosting a reception on the convention floor on February 12 from 4:30-6pm for all our members in attendance at the NTT Data Booth (Booth 3301). Registration will be open soon, and tickets will go fast!

We hope to see you at our next educational programming events in the new year -- our Innovation Conference and Showcase in March 2019 and our ePatient Summit in April 2019. More details to follow in the newsletter below!

Wishing you all a very merry holiday season, and we look forward to seeing you at our future events in 2019!

HIMSS NorCal Board