Chapter Update – December 23rd, 2015

In this update:

  • Future of Healthcare in Washington – call for presentations
  • Save the date – register now
    • HIMSS Washington Executive Dinner
    • HIMSS Washington Networking Event at HIMSS 2016
  • Get Involved


Call for Presentations - Fifth Annual Future of Healthcare Conference -March 24th, 2016


You are invited to submit a proposal for consideration for presentation at the 2016 Future of Healthcare conference. Healthcare industry executives and care professionals from around the Pacific Northwest will gather at Bellevue College to hear from leaders and experts in health policy, HIT, life sciences, population health, biotechnology, security, and innovative delivery practices.


Presenter Polices

Each presentation must include course handouts by the deadline for publication electronically. Travel, hotel, copy and mailing expenses for course material are the responsibility of the speaker. Proposals are   due by January 7, 2016, and if you are selected to make a presentation the deadline for receipt of program handouts in an electronic format (i.e.: PowerPoint or .pdf) is February 18, 2016.

Presenter Benefits

As a presenter you will enjoy:

  • Increased visibility with the healthcare industry and added recognition beyond the conference: Your presentation and any materials will be available online for healthcare professionals nationwide.
  • Satisfaction of knowing your presentation has helped others.
  • Complimentary registration to attend the conference.


Selection Process

The Future of Healthcare in Washington committee, which is made up of healthcare professionals from HIMSSWA, WA Center of Excellence – Allied Health, WSHIMA, HFMA, WSHEF & Bellevue College. Selection criteria include:

  • Timeliness of topic, relevancy and currency of information
  • Presenter qualifications and reference listing (must submit a one paragraph biography).
  • Practical application of materials

Presentation details and submission form can be found here.


Upcoming Events

o   When: Tuesday January 19th, 2016 (5:00 pm – 9:30 pm Pacific)

o   Where: Seattle Tennis Club - 922 McGilvra Blvd. E,  Seattle, WA 98112

o   Register now


o   When: Thursday March 3rd, 2016 (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Mountain)

o   Where: Margaritaville - Flamingo Las Vegas – 3555 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89109

o   Register now


o   When: Thursday March 24th, 2016 (8:30 am – 4:00 pm Pacific)

o   Where: Bellevue College

o   Registration coming soon



Get Involved

Sponsorship Opportunities: Increase your company's exposure in front of our audience of senior healthcare information executives and other potential buyers by registering as a sponsor. 


The HIMSS Washington is always looking for volunteers, please contact us if you would like to get involved or email


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