Ontario Chapter of HIMSS

Membership Engagement Survey

As part of our ongoing efforts to provide increasing value to our members, we have created a survey for you to provide feedback on what we're doing well and how we can improve. Therefore, please take 2-3 minutes to provide your feedback. Survey closes Monday, January 13, 2020.  

As a small token of our appreciation, you can enter your name in a draw to win one of five $10 gift cards to Starbucks!



Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 2nd Annual Ontario Health IT Conference - Mark your calendars!

Plan to attend our largest annual event!  Held in Toronto and sponsored by the HIMSS Ontario Chapter

Location: Toronto Congress Centre. Agenda details to be available soon.

For more information to attend, exhibit, or sponsor, please contact conference organizer Robert Glanville via email robert@healthitconference.com

Photos from the 2019 conference:



HIMSS Rebrand Launch

We are please to share that HIMSS Global has refreshed its brand. Visit the HIMSS website to see the new look and feel. Sign up for HIMSS TV for the latest videos from HIMSS.



October 2, 2019 launch and invitation to participate in ELF-HIMSS Ontario Mentorship Program

The Ontario Chapter of HIMSS and Emerging Leader Forum (ELF) have partnered to bring a new mentorship program to the Ontario health technology sector. This program looks to pair seasoned health technology leaders with emerging healthcare leaders. Through experiential learning, grounded in the mentors own professional context, mentees gain powerful new techniques for navigating their careers. As we move into 2020, those who are 5+ years into their career are encouraged to enroll as a mentor.



New July 2, 2019 publication by Member, Greg Horne, Principal Health Analytics Strategist, SAS.  In his article, Greg discusses the potential for AI to augment clinical decisions, forecast the impact of potential disease outbreaks, and establish patient safety protocols. To read more and comment please visit  Can AI Propel Us Towards Universal Health Coverage?

If you have recently published an article, please email us at ontario.info@himsschapter.org



Computable Care Guidelines explained...

July 11, 2019 - watch Derek Ritz's and Bryn Rhodes' latest bite-sized 200 second video below as they explain a new specification being developed to operationalize “computable care guidelines”:

Or copy and paste the link into your browser:  https://vimeo.com/347427025



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For questions, please contact us at ontario.info@himsschapter.org