Welcome to the Idaho Chapter of HIMSS

Our Chapter:

The Idaho Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (IDHIMSS)  provides statewide leadership for the advancement and management of healthcare information and technology.

IDHIMSS is dedicated to improving Healthcare IT locally through advocacy, collaboration and education, and to promote quality patient care throughout the state of Idaho.

Lorraine Bessmer (Advoocacy Chair), Jeff Coughlin (Senior Dir., Federal & State Affairs, HIMSS North America) and Zach Hodges (President, Idaho Chapter of HIMSS)

Our Mission:

The Idaho Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society provides leadership to foster the advancement and effective use of information technology in Idaho health care. Its professional members include individuals in the fields of information systems, clinical systems, management engineering, and telecommunications. The Idaho chapter provides members with professional development through high quality education and by creating networking opportunities at regularly scheduled meetings.

Idaho HIMSS Chapter Annual Conference


When – Monday, November 13, 2017

Where – Boise State University

Time – 7:30 am – 4:30 pm


We are delighted to advise you that our state chapter will be presenting "HIMSS Idaho Chapter Health IT Annual Conference & Tradefaire” November 13, 2017 from 7:30am – 4:30pm at Boise State University.

This conference will be an opportunity to allow our members to attend quality topical sessions, keynote speaker sessions and meet with the Health Information technology vendors who provide services and products to our members and their employers.

The HIMSS Idaho Healthcare Tradefaire & Regional Conference will be eligible for CPHIMS credit. Look for additional information closer to the conference.

Conference agenda and registration - www.healthcaretradefair.net


Register early to assure availability for this very important event!


Position Opening:

The Idaho Chapter of HIMSS has an immediate opening for a board position for the Programs Chair Committee. If you are interested or know of anyone interested in serving as Programs Chair for our chapter, please click the link below to download more information. We would love to have you join us!

Programs Committee Chair Position Opening