This past Spring, the Maryland Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)conducted their annual call for applications for vacant board positions. The requirements set forth by HIMSS National are: Officers and Directors of the Board must be members in good standing of National HIMSS and of the State Chapter for at least 1 year in order to serve on the board.
“We are honored to announce our newest Board of Directors, veteran leaders of the technology and healthcare communities. The diverse experience of these individuals will be invaluable as our Board sets the direction for 2017-2018 educational and professional development programs.” said Bob Hooper, Past-President, Maryland Chapter of HIMSS
Mr. Henry Archibong
Vice President, Information Services, Dimensions Health
Mr. Phil Campbell
CIO/Vice President Information Services, Calvert Memorial Hospital
Ms. Anna Schoenbaum
Director, Inpatient Clinical Systems, University of Maryland Medical System
Not only do these individuals bring incredible professional experience and accomplishments but a sense of community and commitment to growing the Health It Profession. In July, the Maryland Chapter will have the following officers commence a two-year team as leaders:
Ms. Karen Marie Wilding
University of Maryland Medical System
Ms. Kathryn A. Whitmore
STS Consulting Group, LLC
Mr. Bill Byers
Trivergent Health Alliance
Mr. Brian Zernhelt
Mr. Bob Hooper
First Healthcare Advisory Solutions
A full list of the MDHIMSS Board of Directors can be found here http://md.himsschapter.org/
HIMSS North America, a business unit within HIMSS, positively transforms health and healthcare through the best use of information technology in the United States and Canada. As a cause-based non-profit, HIMSS North America provides thought leadership, community building, professional development, public policy, and events. HIMSS North America represents 64,000 individual members, 640 corporate members, and over 450 non-profit organizations. Thousands of volunteers work with HIMSS to improve the quality, cost-effectiveness, access, and value of healthcare through IT. Major initiatives within HIMSS North America include the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, National Health IT Week, HIMSS Innovation Center, HIMSS Interoperability Showcases™, HIMSS Health IT Value Suite, and ConCert by HIMSS™.
About Maryland HIMSS Chapter
The Maryland Chapter of HIMSS is the state-wide, locally driven group of professionals with a focus on information technology in healthcare. With over 1800 members, the chapter provides several educational events and networking forums annually, while regularly convening important industry discussions with local, state and federal agencies. For the last five years, the Maryland Chapter has received the HIMSS Presidential Level designation for Recognition of Advocacy Award.