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Welcome to the
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.

Interoperability Demonstration Registration PDF Print Share

DATE:  November 12-14, 2014

PLACE: Bally's Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ



Again this year, the 2014 NJHIMSS Interoperability Demo will be comprised of 2 types of demonstration opportunities. 


Call for Speakers! PDF Print Share

We're accepting speaker proposals now for the Fall Conference.

When:  November 12 -14, 2014

Where: Bally’s Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, NJ


Submit presentation proposals via the online form at www.njhimss.org.com by July 31, 2014.  (date has been extended)

June 12th - HIT: The Parallel Project Universe - Presentations Online PDF Print Share

Presentations from the June 12th event can now be downloaded.


NJ HIMSS Board Members Wanted ! PDF Print Share

It is that time of year where we are seeking qualified candidates to become new Board Members for our NJ HIMSS Chapter.  We have four Board openings available and are eager to bring in fresh ideas and fresh faces from our NJ HIMSS Membership Community.

Our by-laws specify that two of these positions will need to be filled by providers and the other two to be filled by vendors, to ensure a harmonious mix of different constituencies on our Board.  The term for these Board positions start on July 1, 2014, and is a four year term.  This is a great chance to be able to offer major positive contributions to the world of health IT, not only within New Jersey, but on a national level as well. 

Our requirements for NJ HIMSS board members are as follows:

  • Current active membership in the NJ HIMSS Chapter
  • Attendance at monthly Board meetings
  • Active participation in Chapter events
  • Leadership of a Chapter Committee - Events, Advocacy, Membership, Scholarship, Communications, Security/Privacy Task Force, Clinical Informatics
  • Liasion with selected NJ HIMSS sponsors
  • Fiduciary obligation to be able to place the needs of NJ HIMSS ahead of any other need when tending to NJ HIMSS Chapter business

If you are interested in running for a Board position, please submit a picture, a short bio (approximately 200 words), a short paragraph about why you want to join the Board, and a few bullets or a short paragraph on what you can add to the Board and what you would hope to bring to bear for NJ HIMSS as part of your Board role. 

Please submit this to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , no later than Wednesday - May 21th.

The election period will be from Thursday, May 22th through Friday, June 6th, and the results will be announced at the Spring Event on Thursday, June 12th at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. 

Thank you for your interest and support of NJ HIMSS.

HIMSS'14 Luncheon Presentation PDF Print Share

NJ HIMSS would like to thank everyone who attended the luncheon @ HIMSS'14 in Orlando, Florida. Below you can find a link to download the presentation that was held by Barbara Boelter, BSN, RN, MHA.



Fall Conference 2013 Recap PDF Print Share

Thank you to all our attendees, speakers, sponsors and board members for yet another great event. Board of the Delaware and New Jersey HIMSS Chapters would like to sincerely thank everyone for their participation. Please see the conference recap presentations, and other information below:

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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