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CHIMSS Details Scholarship Program for 2018 | Apply by May 6, 2018
Register Now for Advocacy Day at the State Capitol | Thursday, April 26, 2018
CHIMSS CXO Breakfast, April 13, 2018 with Drex DeFord and Dr. Richard Zane

Are you going to HIMSS 2018?


Thursday, April 26, 2018

CHIMSS Advocacy Day at the Colorado State Capitol

Extend your membership to a colleague by January 31. 
Give the gift of HIMSS Regular Individual Membership to a colleague—totally free for one year, no strings attached—with the HIMSS+1 program. Gift your membership by January 31 and as a thank you, you'll be entered to win a free membership renewal. Three (3) winners will be randomly selected for a one-year extension on their current HIMSS membership ($199 value).

Date: February 12, 2018

Time: 4:00 to 7:00 pm


Addressing Physician Burnout: Improving Physician Resilience Within the EHR

Date:  December 13, 2017

Time: 4:00 to 8:00 pm

Location:  UCHealth Bruce Schroffel Auditorium

12605 E 16th Ave.

Aurora, CO 80045


Event Information:

Date: November 15, 2017 at 11am to 12pm (MDT)

Join CHIMSS for our Wednesday Webinar Series as Dr. CT Lin and Dr. Jonathan Pell discuss Open Notes and Information Transparency.  

Register Now

The link to the Webinar will be sent out two days prior to the Webinar. Please include your email when registering.

About the Speakers


National HIT Week Recap

Monday - CHIMSS introduced our new President, gave a voice to HIT here in Colorado and highlighted new Advocacy content on the Colorado CHIMSS website.


Tomorrow’s the night. It’s not too late to get a babysitter or a hall pass! Register for our 10/5 Thursday Night Event at the Denver Museum of Art from 5-9pm.

You will receive a daily email from CHIMSS throughout NHIT Week (Oct 2-6). Please do not unsubscribe. It is not our intent to bombard or irritate; instead we hope you embrace our desire to promote such an important cause, learn from what is available to you in Colorado, and join in on some of the activities CHIMSS has chosen to celebrate such an important focus to the advancement of healthcare in Colorado.  

Why does advocacy matter?

CHIMSS members here is a chance to influence the State of Colorado’s approach to Health IT.  

The Governor’s Office of eHealth Innovation invites health care professionals, medical providers, nurses, care coordinators, health IT professionals, other technology professionals, innovators and entrepreneurs, payers, consumers, social services, and other agencies and individuals involved in Colorado’s healthcare ecosystem to participate our

Events coming in June

CHIMSS Board of Directors for 2017-18

An Invitation to Attend a Celebration of the Life of Roger Reeves


CXO Breakfast and Panel

CHIMSS would like to celebrate the leaders of the Colorado Healthcare Community with a CXO  breakfast and panel discussion  (CIO, CTO, CISO, CNIO, CMIO, Clinical Application Directors and others). Please join us on June 13th from 7:30 - 11:00 AM at 1433 17th St, Denver, CO 80202.

To all Colorado HIMSS chapter members,

Voting for the CHIMSS Board of Directors for the 2017-18 term is now open. We have 9 positions to fill for the next term. Your vote is very important to the ongoing success of CHIMSS, and we encourage you to vote. Please use the link below to access the ballot. Voting ends May 19th, so please vote today.



Measuring Nursing Value and Performance Using EHR Data

Dear Colorado HIMSS Members,

As you may know, our Colorado Chapter of HIMSS (CHIMSS) is overseen by a Board of volunteers that dedicate their time and expertise to identify and create networking and educational opportunities for our members.

It is the time of year when we plan for Board transitions. There are a number of positions that will be coming open for the July 1, 2017-July 20, 2018 year and I wanted to reach out to share the roles where we are actively seeking candidates for the upcoming ballot.

Upcoming open ballot opportunities:

Please join us for two timely and important events:

Colorado Health IT Advocacy Day on April 20th and Measuring Nursing Value and Performance Using EMR Data on April 25th.

In this newsletter:

  • Advocacy Day at the Capitol

  • Professional Development

Colorado Health IT Advocacy Day is April 20, 2017!

Please join us for the 8th annual Advocacy Day!

Colorado Health IT Advocacy Day is April 20th, 2017

Join us for the 8th annual Advocacy Day -- a day packed with educational and networking opportunities focused on  key state-wide HIT initiatives, innovation and making communities healthier. Brought to you by CHIMSS -- the Colorado Chapter of HIMSS.

Please Note:

The CHIMSS Educational Session, The Connected Patient has been rescheduled for Nov. 10, 7:30am - 11:30am, MDT.


770 Pennsylvania St.

Denver, CO 80203

Date: October 13, 2016, 7:30-11:30 AM

Location: 770 Pennsylvania Street, Denver, CO 80203


Please join us at Jazz at Jacks for the CHIMSS Fall Social on September 27th from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Registration is limited, and we have a few openings left, so please register today!! It will be a great kick off to a new year of netoworking, education and growth.

In This Issue: • President’s Welcome Address – Tamara Havenhill-Jacobs, CHIMSS 2016-2017 President • Upcoming Events: Register now for the CHIMSS Fall Social, September 27th • CHIMSS Board of Directors 2016-2017
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