The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is focused on the optimal use of information technology and systems management for the improvement of human health. HIMSS mission is...
"To lead change in the healthcare information and management systems field through knowledge sharing, advocacy, collaboration, innovation, and community affiliations."
The Austin HIMSS chapter represents professionals in healthcare within their regionally assigned territories and promotes improved understanding of the existing principles of healthcare information and management systems.
The Austin HIMSS chapter started in September 2004 and has had a strong following since that time. The chapter meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month.