Q3 Wisconsin Chapter of HIMSS Newsletter

Welcome to the latest edition of the Wisconsin Chapter of HIMSS Quarterly Newsletter! In this edition, you’ll:

  1. Learn about our next virtual event option (featuring a retired IBM Chief Nursing Officer)
  2. See some frequently asked questions about our incredible Organizational Affiliate program (hint: we have free stuff)
  3. Learn about our Sponsor Spotlight this month (hint: it starts with ‘N’ and rhymes with Butanix) AND learn about our special 2021 WI HIMSS Sponsor discount


Section 1: What's Next

WEBINAR: Health IT in a Post Pandemic World

The Details

Date: September 30, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00pm CT

Location: GoToWebinar (details provided after registering)



 Nurse Executive & Health IT Leader

Learning Objectives

As health systems and hospitals recover and reset from COVID-19, they are recognizing that the fundamentals of how they do business have changed and they must proactively pivot to redefine themselves and how they interact with clinicians, staff and patients. Judy will describe this defining moment and discuss the impact and changes it has driven in both healthcare and health IT.

[ Register here ]

HIMSS National: In case you missed it

The Details

Date: August 9-13, 2021

Location: Las Vegas, NV

In case you missed it, our friends at HIMSS national are prioritizing health and safety and moving HIMSS21 to August 9-13, 2021 in Las Vegas, NV. You can learn more at their website here.

Section 2: HIMSS Organizational Affiliate (OA) Membership

HIMSS Wisconsin Organizational Affiliate Updates

As part of our ongoing effort to deliver value to our Chapter Members, we wanted to take a quick opportunity to provide some details regarding the many benefits of Organizational Affiliate membership programs.

Q: What is an Organizational Affiliate membership?

A: Healthcare providers or agencies and colleges or universities with a health information and technology program can join HIMSS as an Organizational Affiliate (OA). Organizational Affiliate membership affords all associated staff or students the resources they need to transform global health and wellness through information and technology.

Q: What are the benefits of organizational affiliate membership?

A: OA Members are afforded several great benefits, including educational resources, chapter membership, networking opportunities, and professional development opportunities. Click here for more information!

Q: How do I sign up?

A: If you or your organization are interested in signing up for as an Organizational Affiliate, please contact oasales@himss.org

We want to hear from you!

If you are an existing Organizational Affiliate, and you have any questions or suggestions regarding your membership benefits please contact oa@himss.org or wi.membership@himsschapter.org. We look forward to helping all of our members maximize their awareness and utilization of the various benefits available! 

Section 3: Sponsor Spotlight

JUST ANNOUNCED: We at the Wisconsin HIMSS Chapter have decided to offer a new sponsorship term package.

Organizations joining our sponsorship program now will receive sponsorship benefits for the remainder of 2020 and the entire 2021 sponsorship year, all at the cost of the 2021 sponsorship level.

For any sponsor-related questions, reach out to WI HIMSS Sponsor Chair, Tim Mckeough.

Elite Sponsor Spotlight

Nutanix was founded with a bold vision: to make managing IT infrastructure so simple that it becomes invisible. It all started with bringing together compute, storage, networking, and virtualization in one invisible stack.

Today, their industry-leading Enterprise Cloud platform is enabling thousands of companies to run their apps and workloads with unparalleled performance in whichever cloud makes sense—private, public, or edge—knowing it’s working seamlessly with minimal intervention. Learn more about Nutanix here.