About SoCal HIMSS

Welcome to the Southern California Chapter of HIMSS (SoCal HIMSS)! The SoCal HIMSS is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(6) non-profit organization.

Our chapter is one of more than 50 affiliated chapters of HIMSS, the largest health care information systems professional organization in the nation. Our purpose is to bring health care professionals together to promote the exchange of experiences and knowledge among colleagues and to assist members in their professional growth. We accomplish these objectives by presenting educational seminars/conferences, networking opportunities, and a forum for the exchange of ideas among those committed to the goal of improving patient care through the effective use of information technology.

Our chapter members come from diverse backgrounds, all involved in some aspect of health care information systems and management. Our members consist of professionals from hospitals, clinic organizations, third-party payers, administrators, information technology vendors, nurses, consultants, physicians, and essentially anyone interested in the trends of health care information and management systems.

Why You Should Join Our Chapter

  • Educational opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Collaborative work on healthcare community common initiatives
  • Collective voice for health care professionals
  • Influence the industry direction
  • Career investment, development, advancement
  • Network with other health care professionals
  • Gain peer recognition
  • Opportunity to submit and publish your work and get others publications

We need you and your input. Please contact anyone on the Board of Directors or any of our Committee Chairs for information on how you can help keep our chapter healthy so we can continue to provide meaningful value to you and your peers.

Best regards,

Ian SladeĀ 
President, HIMSS Southern California Chapter