CHIMSS Newsletter - June 2017

Events coming in June

CHIMSS Board of Directors for 2017-18

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


June Events

CXO Breakfast and Panel Discussion, June 13th

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



7:30 am - 8:30 am   Networking Breakfast 
8:30 am - 9:00 am   Announcements and Scholarship Presentation 
9:00 am - 10:00 am   CXO Panel - Strategic Initiatives and Staying Ahead
10:00 am - 11:00 am   Keynote - Dave Trevathan, IT Director of Rose Hospital - Innovation for Patient Engagement. 

Implementing Clinical Informatics to Leverage Technology, June 20th

Please join us on June 20th from 5:30 - 8:30 PM at Boulder Community Health for an informative session presented by Anita Harris, RN, MSN, MHA to discuss "Implementing Clinical Informatics to Leverage Technology." Tickets are complimentary. Please click on the link below to register. Location: Boulder Community Health, 4747 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder, CO 80303


 Anita Lynn Harris RN, MSN, MHA, earned her undergraduate degree at Thomas Jefferson University while working as a pediatric critical care nurse at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Anita then went on to earn both a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from the University of Phoenix. She is currently enrolled as a Doctoral candidate at The Chamberlin School of Nursing with a focus on organizational leadership with a dissertation in transforming a informatics business model to support the end user workforce. As the Chief Nursing Informatics Officer and Director of Nursing Informatics at Children’s Hospital Colorado, she is leading the organization’s first clinical nursing informatics department, implementing its first clinical nursing shared governance venue, informatics super user program and is transforming clinical informatics to drive technology

 2017-18 CHIMSS Board of Directors

Many thanks to all of you who participated in the CHIMSS Board of Directors election. We appreciate your support! The Board of Directors for the 2017-18 term are:

President  --  Patrick Guffey, MD
Past President -- Tamara Havenhill-Jacobs
President Elect  --  Sarah Sample-Reif
Sponsorship  --  Steve Bell
Program Chair  --  Melissa Pettigrew
Program Chair-Elect  --  Marijo Rugh
Membership Chair  --  Sara Getz
Treasurer  --  Mary McMahon
Informatics Chair  --  Judy McCarthy
Informatics Chair-Elect  --  Sherri Hess
HIE Liaison  --  Justin Aubert
Professional Development  -- Jill Sutton
Academic Chair  --  Amy Feaster
Advocacy Chair  --  Bonny Roberts
Advocacy Chair-Elect  --  Michael Jefferies
Communication Chair  --  Minal Patel
Secretary  --  Paige Stocks
Physician Board Member at Large  --  CT Lin, MD
Board Member at Large  --  Sharon Kirby

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

Please join a Celebration of the Life of Roger Reeves on June 17th at 9:30 am in the Ben Nighthorse Campbell Building on the Anschutz Medical Campus located at 1300 East 17th Street, Aurora CO, 80045. Following the service, there will be a reception in the Memorial Garden enjoying Roger's favorite Southwestern cuisine, live music, and closing with a "letting go" baloon releasing. This will be at time to share your love, joy and sorrow, hear known and unknown stories with a community who joins together to honor the life of a colleague, mentor and friend, Roger Reeves.

In preparation for this event, please share your stories and desire to speak, or have your story read. Please RSVP to: (720-435-5614).