We encourage you to join our chapter & attend various education & networking opportunities!

 We thank you for your interest in the Austin HIMSS Chapter!


Upcoming Events


October 2015 Lunch & Learn Educational Event

Medicaid Super-Utilizers: 1% of Members = 25% of Costs Opportunities for Improvement Presenter: James A. Cooley, Healthcare Quality Analytics, Research and Coordination Support, Health Policy & Clinical Services, Health & Human Services Commission, State of Texas Location: Thompson Conference Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Dr. Austin, TX 78712, (512) 471-3121

2015 Austin HIMSS Chapter Health IT Scholarship Awards Announced

The Austin HIMSS chapter is pleased to award scholarships for education in Health Information Technology to five area students who plan to use their scholarships to fund their education and meet their career goals. The awardees are currently students in a range of programs that will culminate in the achievement of BA degrees, BBAs, MBAs, and professional HIT certification. The students’ long term career goals range from Healthcare Administration to Chief Innovation Officer.  Each has expressed their gratitude to Austin HIMSS for helping them along the way. For more information on the scholarship recipients, Click Here.

Austin HIMSS Mission...

"To lead change in the healthcare information and management systems field through knowledge sharing, advocacy, collaboration, innovation, and community affiliations."

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is focused on the optimal use of information technology and systems management for the improvement of human health.The Austin HIMSS chapter represents professionals in healthcare within their regionally assigned territories and promotes improved understanding of the existing principles of healthcare information and management systems. The Austin HIMSS chapter started in September 2004 and has had a strong following since that time. The chapter meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

Austin HIMSS Board of Directors

Serving July 2015 to June 2016


Jack Walker

Vice President:

Doug Burkott

Past President:

Lillian Prince


Chuck Durant


Dawn Haberkorn


Kristin Norton


Joshua Berman

Social Events:

Emma Cartmell

Special Advisor:

Debbie Vogel


Shannon Vogel


Jacob Bilich




To Become A Sponsor

A very special thank you to the sponsors of the Austin HIMSS Chapter. If you use any of their products or services, be sure to mention that you heard about them from the Austin HIMSS chapter.

If you sell a service or product and are interested in becoming an Austin chapter sponsor, please email austin.sponsorship@himsschapter.org for more information. We welcome your support and participation!


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