It has been wonderful to connect with so many of you at the HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition event in Chicago. Thank you to all who attended both networking sessions that we hosted!
We have some exciting news – your NC Chapter of HIMSS has a YouTube channel! See videos from past events and member postings. Check it out!
In this Newsletter:
Upcoming Events, Scholarships, SIG Updates, Healthcare News Highlights, Sponsors/Sponsorship
May 17 – Spring Social with Cybersecurity panel discussion in Raleigh to include a Cybersecurity SIG panel discussion, “Healthcare Cyber Resiliency: Lessons Learned from the Moore County Power Grid Attack” and Drive Shack outing. Register Here!
October 2-3 – Annual NC HIMSS Conference at the Marriott Crabtree in Raleigh. Mark your calendars and watch for additional information on abstract submissions, speakers, and so much more.
Other upcoming events – Summer Education Offering TBD
As event dates, times, and locations become available, these will be shared in future newsletters and on NCHIMSS.org, Twitter, LinkedIn, and membership emails.
The NC HIMSS Linda Hoover Academic Scholarship is accepting applications. You can submit your application for the $2500 scholarship here. The scholarship is named for Linda Hoover who supported our chapter for many years.
Duke MMCi is offering two $25,000 scholarships for NC HIMSS members admitted to the Master of Management in Clinical Informatics program. Applications will be accepted soon. Watch for more details at College Foundation of North Carolina. For questions, email MMCi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Interest Group (SIG) Updates
Cybersecurity: Spring Social and Cyber Panel May 17
Panel discussion on May 17th “Healthcare Cyber Resiliency: Lessons Learned from the Moore County Power Grid Attack” in coordination with the NC HIMSS Spring Social. Panelists are from a local health system, the FBI, and DHS and will share best practices for anticipating, and navigating, ongoing cybersecurity risks and challenges.
Informatics: Look for more updates about opportunities to learn and collaborate with members of this SIG.
National HIMSS updates and other important healthcare news in our state.
- CVS-branded hospitals? What’s next for company after Signify acquisition (beckershospitalreview.com
- Microsoft says GPT-4 can increase health systems’ efficiency (beckershospitalreview.com)
- This month children in NC Health Choice move to NC Medicaid
- Steady drop in NC COVID-19 cases continues
- Novant lays off 50, including executives (beckershospitalreview.com)
Sponsors and Sponsorship
Duke University’s Master of Management in Clinical Informatics (MMCi) is a program designed to impart expertise to individuals interested in a variety of health care disciplines. The program is an innovative extension of the Duke University School of Medicine, renowned for its expertise in business, medical research, and clinical care. For more information about the Duke MMCi program or to get in touch with faculty and staff: email@example.com
Become an NC HIMSS Sponsor
Thank you to all of our sponsors for supporting healthcare IT, healthcare delivery, and the health of all of us across North Carolina! Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.
Regards from the NC HIMSS Board of Directors