Austin HIMSS Chapter

Austin HIMSS is a professional organization for healthcare and IT professionals providing leadership, professional development, education, and networking opportunities. Our membership consists of healthcare executives and IT professionals, consultants, vendors, physicians, nurses, professors, and students actively working in or interested in all aspects of healthcare technology. 
We welcome the participation of members and visitors at our monthly educational sessions the second Tuesday of each month and quarterly free social events.

 

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2019 - 2020 Board of Directors

Board Position:

Name:

Company:

Title:

President

Douglas Caldwell

JACO Inc.

Sales Management

President-Elect

Sarah Churchill Llamas

Winstead PC

Attorney / Shareholder

Past President

Elsie Gori

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center

Director Clinical Informatics

Vice President Treasurer

Jeff Nordyke

TMF Health Quality Institute

Senior Health Services Consultant

Vice President Secretary

Kathryn Smathers

HCA Healthcare

EHR Support Analyst II Central and West Texas Division

Vice President Sponsors

Shannon Vogel

Texas Medical Association

Director, Health Information Technology

Vice President Programs

Kristin Norton

Green Room Technologies

PhD, Strategist and Business Development

Vice President Advocacy

Erica Williams

Community Health Systems

CIO – Texas Market

Vice President Membership

Catherine King

Ascension Technologies (Health)

Business Architect

Vice President Communications

Marsha Gilbert

HCA Healthcare

Director of Operations ITG

Vice President Social Planning

Colin Thom

PCM Solutions and Services

Senior Healthcare and Enterprise Account Executive

Vice President Social Media

Shannon Freiermuth

Dr.First

Strategic Account Manager

Vice President Student Liaison

Natalie Cugine

Medasource

Account Executive

 

Committee Chairs:

Committee Chair:

Name:

Company:

Title:

Committee – Open Projects / Organizational Affiliations

Michelle Ockleberry

Baylor Scott & White

Regional Director Clinical Informatics

Committee – Open Projects / Treasurer in Waiting

David Franklin

knowRX

Founder and CEO

 

Advisory Board:

 

Advisory Board:

Name:

Company:

Title:

Advisory Board Member

Emma Cartmell

Cartmell LLC

Founding Partner

Advisory Board Member

Aaron Miri

Dell Medical School / UT Health Austin

CIO

Advisory Board Member

Mike Blom

HCA Healthcare

CIO

Advisory Board Member

Todd Thomas

ARA Diagnostic Imaging

CIO

 

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