We are a group of local health information technology professionals who collaborate, share, and discuss how to promote an efficient and integrated healthcare experience across Oregon and southwest Washington.
Our mission is to bring Oregon’s healthcare IT professionals together with their business and clinical partners to explore issues of common concern, network, promote the industry, and grow professionally by sharing our knowledge and experience, and to learn about new tools, methods and technologies.
As a chapter of HIMSS, we connect our members with the latest developments in industry and technology. Through HIMSS, our members gain access to new tools, methods and technologies as well as HIMSS’ professional development programs. Specifically, we look to:
Bring the healthcare IT community together in meaningful and focused ways across the state
Provide industry-leading educational and networking events with local and national members and partners
Facilitate networking among HIT professionals and large healthcare providers
Provide a forum for sharing best practices and lessons learned from the intersection of healthcare and technology
Spotlight local and national innovations
Share policy announcements at the local level
Raise awareness of issues affecting our members
Nearly 1000 Healthcare and IT professionals from across Oregon and southwest Washington actively participate in our chapter, including:
IT leaders from Oregon’s healthcare organizations (CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, VPs, Directors)
Healthcare IT business analysts, project managers, and network administrators
IT security and risk management specialists
Nursing and medical informaticists and clinicians
Healthcare IT students from regional colleges and universities