About Tennessee HIMSS
The Tennessee Chapter of HIMSS is dedicated to educational programs and advancement of health information technology professionals. TN HIMSS is one of the leading chapters in the nation with nearly 2,000 members. The chapter and its members are focused on professional growth, workforce development and advocacy related to HIT in the state of Tennessee.
TN HIMSS provides statewide leadership for the advancement
and management of healthcare information and technology.
HIMSS members apply their expertise in a variety of settings: hospitals, clinical group practices, healthcare system corporations, provider and payer organizations, government, healthcare consulting firms and more. Join TN HIMSS today!
TN HIMSS’ Workforce Accelerator addresses the needs of Health IT education and training through a focused 14-week course taught by industry leaders with real-world applicable lessons.
HIT Accelerator Program
TN HIMSS and Belmont University have joined hands to create the Health Information Technology (HIT) Workforce Accelerator program.
“My journey brought me to Nashville with a passion for a career in HIT. I had no Healthcare experience, but I connected with the Health Information Technology Accelerator Program. For those serious about a career in Healthcare, this program provides a solid foundation. I transitioned from no Healthcare experience to a role in HIT using the tools I received during this program. I highly recommend this program to start or advance your career in HIT”.Carla Dukes
“The TN HIMSS Workforce Accelerator class is truly designed for participants of all levels of experience within the healthcare field. The program provides a current view of the major parts of healthcare IT today. It was a great experience to step outside of my focus of software implementation to learn about other healthcare IT areas.”Alison Summers
“The Workforce Accelerator Course was a great learning opportunity for me! It was awesome being able to hear from some of the industry’s top executives and thought leaders. I walked away with a wealth of knowledge and several valuable professional connections.”Josh Scales
Summit of the Southeast – our annual HIT event
TN HIMSS is promising an exciting and new format this year’s Summit of the Southeast – our 9th year. We are partnering with Health:Further for this year’s conference, and TN HIMSS will be the exclusive Health IT programming partner at the Health:Further Festival, providing thought-provoking content, exceptional keynote presentations and expanded networking opportunities.
Summit of the Southeast 2018
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TN HIMSS played a major role in supporting the Distributed:Heath 2018 conference held in Nashville on November 5-6 with several of the Chapter's Ambassadors moderating panels and participating as presenters. Additionally, HIMSS from a national perspective, sponsored...read more
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