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NJ & DV HIMSS Chapters Annual Conference PDF Print Share

Dear Members:

With a pre-election year upon us and Healthcare IT legislation continuing to be a key topic of discussion among the political forums, we are thrilled to host the 8th Annual Regional DV-NJ Chapters HIMSS Conference, “The Politics of Healthcare”; our premier educational and networking event.  

Register Here

Located in a sophisticated marina setting with beautiful views of Atlantic City, we have moved this year’s event to Harrah’s Resort Conference Center, for a brand new experience, based on your feedback. 

In addition to the exceptional educational sessions that will be offered, here are a few Key highlights:

  • We have confirmed two Nationally recognized Keynote speakers on Thursday, October 29th:
Michael Smerconish

Michael Smerconish
Nationally Recognized Political Commentator,
Host of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM,
Host of CNN's Smerconish and Contributor, Newspaper Columnist and Best-Selling Author
Jason McNamara

Jason McNamara
Director of Healthcare Technology Services for Myers & Stauffer LC,
formerly Senior Technical Director for Medicaid IT at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS),
where he co-led every major Medicaid IT Initiative
Bill Fox, JD, MA
Bill Fox, JD, MA
Vice President of Healthcare and Life Sciences at MarkLogic.
He is a healthcare executive with 25 years of experience and a nationally recognized thought leader in healthcare analytics, big data, program integrity and data security. He is the former Deputy Chief of Economic and Cyber Crime at the Philadelphia District Attorney's office and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney. 
  • A brand new convention hall venue, which offers a beautiful outdoor setting to connect with colleagues and peers
  • Breakfast, lunch and a network reception for all to enjoy
  • Golf event available on Wednesday morning for additional networking & relaxation
  • Six educational breakout tracks with 24 sessions planned for both Thursday & Friday (more details to follow)


  • Interoperability demonstrations reflecting specific scenarios pertinent to the healthcare delivery transformation in the NJ & DVHIMSS region
  • CPHIMS review course being offered on Wednesday, Oct 28th
  • Convenient, high-end restaurants and shopping located right at Harrah’s Resort

Be sure to book your hotel room early by Clicking here

Note that if booking hotel rooms by calling in to Harrah’s, please make sure you use the Group code and Group Names below to receive the discount:

  • Group code:  SH10HM5
  • Group Name for Call-ins: HIMSS Annual Conference

Don’t forget to Register Here

We hope to see you in AC!

Conference* Options Early Bird
Ends 9/23/2015
After 09/23/2015
HIMSS Member $325 $375 $450
Non-Member $375 $410 $450
Student $60 $60 $60

Children’s Specialized Hospital wins Microsoft Health Innovation Award PDF Print Share

Children’s Specialized Hospital, NJHIMSS member and the largest pediatric rehabilitation hospital in the country, is revolutionizing and improving the flow of communication among patients, caregivers and health care providers using a CRM-enabled technology platform that includes mobile. At HIMSS15 in Chicago, Children’s Specialized Hospital was awarded the Microsoft Health Innovation Award in the Patient Engagement category for 2015 for its implementation of BluePrint Healthcare IT’s Care Navigator in Children’s Specialized Hospital’s largest primary care practice as part of its medical home. See Microsoft Health blog link http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/health/blogs/winners-of-the-2015-microsoft-health-innovation-awards/  and article in (NJ) Daily Record http://ow.ly/NHTkb