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.

Join us for upcoming events!

May 9th - Event with Great Britain & Northern Ireland

May 14th Lunch & Learn - Accelerator Nation: Austin Edition

"Brief presentations featuring local and regional accelerator programs for startups"

June 11th - Lunch & Learn - Andrew Eye, CEO, 

"Stop Data Shaming: Your messy, real world healthcare data is beautiful AND useful just the way it is"

July 9th Lunch & Learn - Shawn Southerland, CEO,

"Keys to developing an organizational data strategy

Aug 13th Lunch & Learn - Mark Odom, DeLoitte 

"Medical device data security"


Interested in previous presentations? 

Please contact the following presenters:

Darrell Woelk - CTO, Green Room Technologies

"FHIR is on fire in Austin healthtech: an update on recent advances and local success stories"



2017 - 2018 Board of Directors

Board TitleName
PresidentElsie Gori
President-ElectDouglas Caldwell
SecretaryColin Thom
TreasurerJeff Nordyke
Past-PresidentKristin Norton
Sponsorship ChairRay Wolf
Programs ChairKristin Norton
Advocacy ChairSarah Churchill Llamas
Membership ChairKathryn Smathers
Communications ChairShannon Frieirmuth
Social ChairRob Nussbaum
Student Liaison