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New Jersey Chapter of HIMSS
Improving the Quality of Healthcare Through Technology

The New Jersey Chapter of the Healthcare Information Management System Society (NJ HIMSS) is a consortium of healthcare professionals who are committed to promoting constant improvement in the use of information technology within the healthcare industry.

ICD-10 2015: Planning Tactics to ensure Success Certainty in an Uncertain Climate PDF Print Share

With CMS affirming the October 2015 date for ICD-10 compliance and with the industry uncertainty of whether date that will stick, how should organizations be preparing their priorities and plans surrounding ICD-10 for 2015.  This webcast will feature a panel offering recommendations how provider organizations can construct a plan that balances readiness with the uncertainty.


The webinar will take place from 12pm to 1pm EST.



  • Jim Hennessy, CEO, e4 Services - facilitator and general update/planning guidance
  • Barbara Carr, Network HIM Director, Einstein Health Network – to speak to planning within HIM
  • Carol Mosley, IS Director of Business Systems, Inspira Health – to speak to IT specific planning requirements
  • Laura Zvara Lawlor, ICD-10 Program Director, Horizon-BCBSNJ  – to offer how the payers are approaching their readiness



7th Annual Regional DV-NJ Chapters HIMSS Conference PDF Print Share
We are excited to host the 7th Annual Regional DV-NJ Chapters HIMSS Conference in Atlantic City again this year; our premier educational and networking event.  Our program consists of two new tracks this year with Coordinated Care and Business Intelligence/Big Data with three compelling Keynotes. We have added some additional features that we hope will enhance your experience.  They are as follows:Fall2014
  • Choice of Hotel: Bally’s or Caesar’s at a HIMSS discounted rate
  • CPHIMS Review Course offered on Wednesday, Nov. 12th
  • Casino Game night on Wednesday, Nov. 12th to kick off the festivities – all are invited (free admission)
  • 3 top notch Keynote speakers on Thursday, Nov. 13th
  • We will feature 24 comprehensive presentation covering 6 different areas of the healthcare environment
  • Breakfast, lunch and a network Reception for all to enjoy
  • CPHIMS Exam available on Friday, Nov. 14th at 11 AM (limit 10 seats)
  • Roundtable discussions, scholarship awards during Friday morning breakfast 
Please see the attached invitation for conference details and registration information.

Presentations are now available.
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NEW! - Meaningful Use Stage 2 Blog has launched!! PDF Print Share

BCMA and MU2 – not just a simple undertaking

June 3rd, 2013, Barbara Boelter, AVP ITS Operations at Somerset Medical Center

Don’t underestimate the work effort it takes to bring BCMA to fruition or you may have difficulty reaching that “simple” 10%. When the MU2 criteria first came out, we all thought, 10% – that will be a cake walk. We can bring 2 nursing units up and reach that goal…..wrong. The 10% represents BCMA of EVERY dose of EVERY medication dose given to the patient.

Read the full post on the new blog @ http://mu2.njhimss.org