The dog days of summer will gradually yield to autumn weather, marking a shift for many from summer’s carefree adventures to academic pursuits. This month’s observance of National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) highlights the importance of routine vaccination for people of all ages, including those going back to school.
This month, NC HIMSS continues its planning for the upcoming annual conference on October 2-3 to uphold its mission to promote health IT awareness.
In this newsletter: Upcoming Events, Workgroup Updates, Healthcare News Highlights, Sponsors/Sponsorship
October 2 – 3: NC HIMSS Annual Conference. “Healthy Living: Exploring the Intersection of Technology and Wellness” will be held at the Marriott Crabtree in Raleigh.
We are excited to hear from our speakers and two keynote presenters – Hal Wolf, President & CEO, HIMSS and David Michael, Medical Director, ECU Health Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. We’re also looking forward to an Oktoberfest-themed reception Click here to see more details and check back often as we update it with new information. Registration is now open! Register here. Book your hotel room before September 12 and save!
Dec 6 – 7: Carolinas Finance and Technology Symposium, a joint event with SC HIMSS, NC and SC HFMA, and the Raleigh and Charlotte Chapters of ACHE to be held in the Atrium Conference Center with panels on healthcare, finance, technology. Registration information is coming shortly so hold the date! Interested in sponsoring? Reach out to Kyle for more information.
Dates TBD: Stay tuned for more information on the FY23-24 Annual Winter Dinner.
NC HIMSS currently has three Workgroups: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Cybersecurity; and Informatics. Watch for upcoming events in future newsletters. If you are interested in joining the planning committee for any of these workgroups, please email Steffany.
The NCHIMSS Scholarship application period has closed. Stay tuned for the announcement of our recipient.
HIMSS announces a new partnership for Global Conference
HIMSS entered a partnership with Informa Markets to propel the growth and evolution of the HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition. Informa will take on management of the HIMSS Global Conference, while HIMSS will continue to oversee development of expert content and programming. See the following for more information and any questions, reach out to HIMSS.
Healthcare News Highlights
National HIMSS updates and other important healthcare news in our state.
Sponsors and Sponsorship
This month we highlight and thank two NC HIMSS sponsors: Pondurance and Duke Fuqua School of Business.
Pondurance’s mission is to ensure that every organization is able to detect and respond to cyber threats regardless of size, industry or in-house capabilities. They believe AI and automation alone are not enough, and that ingenious human experience is needed because attackers aren’t machines, they are people. Pondurance combines its advanced platform with decades of human intelligence to speed detection and response and contain cybersecurity threats quickly to ultimately decrease risk to mission. Learn More
Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business
Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business attracts and nurtures a new kind of leader with the power to bring out the strength in others and move teams forward toward a common purpose. Its community comprises students and faculty from around the world who thrive in an environment with differing viewpoints. Fuqua enrolls more than 2,000 students a year across ten degree programs and eleven non-degree programs, designed to help working professionals, as well as full-time students. Learn More
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.