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    Welcome to the Greater Kansas City HIMSS Chapter

    President Dave Lingerfelt's Message GKC HIMSS 2019-2020

    It is both an honor and a privilege for me to extend a heartfelt thank you to each and every person who has held this position before me, and also a huge thanks to our board members who have just completed their terms. We could not have done it without you.

    It is my pleasure to introduce to you the new GKC HIMSS Board of Directors.

    Dave

    Lingerfelt

    President

    Matt

    Smith

    Past-President  

    Andrea

    Trillo

    President Elect

    Sean

    Roberts

    Treasurer/Past-President

    Beth

    Gall

    Programming Chair

    Amanda

    Kraus

    Secretary

    Linda

    Oduor

    Communications Chair

    Lori

    Brooks

    Workforce Chair

    Anthony

    Spano

    Membership Chair

    Jaime

    Murphy-Zufelt

    Advocacy Chair

    Adam

    Meloan

    Member-at-large

    Denton

    Shanks

    Member-at-large

    Christine

    Rorie

    Member-at-large - Sponsorship

     

    Here are a few virtual events you might like to take part in during those busy spring months when it's a challenge to get away:

     

    Some of the things we’ll be needing your help to work towards in the coming year:

    • Continue to grow our membership
    • Redesign and grow our LinkedIn GKC HIMSS Group
    • Deliver at least 12 hours of programming
    • Work in tandem with adjacent organizations such as CHIME/KCHIMA/ANIA
    • Continue to develop and improve our website
    • Promote HealthIT week

     

    We move into the new board term with excitement and enthusiasm. I look forward to working with each and every one of you!

    All the best,

    Dave

    Click Here to View President’s Welcome Video



    Key Focus Areas:

    Education:

    • Provide relevant educational events.  Topics this year include Telehealth, Nursing Informatics certification, Healthcare Innovation and Next Generation Technology, the State of Healthcare IT, and Customer Service of IT.

    Networking:

    • Our goal is to join individuals working in healthcare, informatics, and IT together to share, grow, and learn from each other.  

    Recruitment & Current Membership

    • This past year, we broke the 1,000th membership threshold.  We are continuously working to increase our membership and work with local organizations to see how our chapter can assist your needs over the year.



    Partner with the Greater KC HIMSS Chapter

    The HIMSS Greater Kansas City Chapter represents Greater Kansas City and surrounding areas. Our Chapter is proud to support nearly 900 members in the greater Kansas City area. Our membership is diverse with nearly 65% of members representing healthcare institutions and hospitals of all sizes. We consistently hold education and networking events each year. It is a great way to network and share what services or products that you represent. More importantly, you will gain knowledge on what is going on in healthcare here locally and be involved in our community efforts to educate and provide networking opportunities and friendships that will last a lifetime. If your company is interested you can find more information here

    Important E-mail Communication Notice

    If you are a Greater Kansas City HIMSS Chapter Member and you haven't been receiving our e-mail newsletters or event information and your e-mail address has changed, please update your HIMSS National Profile or contact Dave Lingerfelt at [email protected] and we will assist with getting this information updated.

     

    Sponsors

    Click here to learn more about becoming a sponsor