August 2015 Austin HIMSS Newsletter
Upcoming Education & Networking Opportunities > >
Austin HIMSS Chapter Lunch and Learn Event - September 8th
September 8th, 2015 from 11:30am - 1:00pm
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!
Lunch and Learn Webcast Information
If you would like to join our meetings LIVE, CLICK HERE or join at the following web address: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/join/918408491
Use VoIP (headset recommended) and please mute your microphone. Or to access by phone dial: 630-869-1020, Access Code: 918-408-491. If Audio PIN is required: It will be shown after joining the meeting. Meeting ID: 918-408-491. Please do not put this meeting on "hold", it could play music and ruin the webcast for all others, or allow background noise.
Upcoming Austin HIMSS Chapter Lunch and Learn Events > >
Session: Post Texas Legislative Session Wrap-up
Presenter: Tony Gilman, Chief Executive Officer, Texas Health Services Authority
When: Tuesday, September 8th
Presenter: Dr. Clay Johnston, Dean, UT Medical School in Austin
When: Tuesday, October 13th
Session: FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources): The Emerging HL7 Data Exchange Standard
Presenter: Darrell Woelk, Chief Data Scientist, SocialCare
When: Tuesday, November 10th
Session: CIO Panel
When: Tuesday, December 8th
Austin HIMSS Membership > >
Renew today! For as little as $30, you support a year's worth of educational programming and networking opportunities with our monthly Lunch an Learns, quarterly Happy Hours, and other special events like our annual CIO Forum with a local chapter membership. We also provide scholarships for Health IT education with your membership dollars. These are a few of the benefits of membership. Please join or renew today!
Sponsorship Opportunities > >
The Austin HIMSS Chapter is revamping its sponsorship program to give even more opportunities and visibility to our chapter sponsors. If you are a current sponsor, you will soon receive news about the changes. If you are not a sponsor, but are interested, please reach out to Shannon Vogel, our sponsor chair, to receive information or visit our website. Shannon can be reached at email@example.com.
News & Announcements > >
2015 Austin HIMSS Chapter Scholarships Awarded
The Austin HIMSS chapter is pleased to award five scholarships for education in Health Information Technology to Texas students. The award recipients are students currently enrolled in a range of programs that will culminate in the achievement of BA degrees, BBAs, MBAs, and professional HIT certification with career goals that range from Healthcare Administration to Chief Innovation Officer. We are proud to have them as members of our Austin HIMSS Chapter!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2015 SCHOLARSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS:
Lana Alborno (Austin, TX); Concordia University Texas - BA in Business Administration, Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
FeAna Francis Devaraj (Austin, TX); The University of Texas at Austin – Health IT certificate program
Brittany Partridge (Kyle, TX); University of Texas at Tyler – MBA in Healthcare Administration
Amanda Ramos-Blake (Cedar Park, TX); Concordia University Texas - BA in Health Care Administration
Charles S. Sisemseghan (Austin, TX); The University of Texas at Austin – Health IT certificate program
ABOUT THE AUSTIN HIMSS CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:
This program is aimed at providing financial assistance to deserving students in the current academic year. For 2016, we are looking for candidates who are actively pursuing Undergraduate, Graduate, and Certificate Programs at accredited academic institutions and who see healthcare Information Technology playing a meaningful role in their current or future careers. Scholarships are awarded on an annual basis, during the second quarter.
Requirements – Students must:
- Be enrolled in an institute of higher education serving the Austin Chapter geographic area
- Focus of study must be in the areas of healthcare science, technology or public policy
- Be an active member in good standing of the Austin Chapter of HIMSS
Watch for announcements about 2016 scholarships in the coming months!
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