Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HiMSS)

HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology.

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HIMSS Mission

To lead healthcare transformation through the effective use of health information technology.


HIMSS is a part of HIMSS WorldWide, a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS WorldWide encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS WorldWide, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Learn more at

HIMSS is not involved in the endorsement of, or selection of, any of the EHR systems featured on the AmericanEHR Partners website.

Dedication to Patient Care and Health IT Transformation

HIT Adoption is an indispensable factor in providing better care for patients. HIMSS is at the forefront of HIT Adoption. The Physician Community and Ambulatory Information Steering Committee (AISC) community is active and constantly developing new tools.

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