Resources

HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is the healthcare industry’s membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology and management systems for the betterment of human health.

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As the philanthropic arm of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, the HIMSS Foundation is dedicated to furthering healthcare IT professions. Since the early 1990s, we have awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to more than 40 exceptional students  with exceptional results.

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HIMSS JobMine is an interactive online job search tool for healthcare professionals. Candidates can post resumes, receive job alerts, research potential employers, and track responses to job postings.* Employers can use resume searching and job posting tools to add, remove, replace, or modify job postings. Posting your job with JobMine is also more affordable than other job boards.

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  • HIMSS User Groups – The HIMSS Users Group Alliance Program was developed in October 2003 as a means to create a variety of independent communities within HIMSS that help you do your job better. Through the program, HIMSS is collaborating with healthcare IT organizations to provide environments for you to exchange technology-related ideas, challenges, and solutions.

Membership Organizations

American College of Healthcare Administrators (ACHCA)
http://achca.org

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
http://www.ache.org

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
http://ahima.org

American Medical Association (AMA)
http://www.ama-assn.org

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)
http://amia2.amia.org

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)
http://www.cio-chime.org/default.html

Regulatory Organizations

CDC & ATSDR Home Page
http://www.cdc.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
http://www.cms.hhs.gov

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
http://www.jcaho.org

National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA)
http://ncqa.org

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
www.hhs.gov/healthit

Health IT in Arkansas

Arkansas Department of Health
http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/programsServices/MeaningfulUse/Pages/default.aspx

Arkansas Office of Health Information Technology/Health Information Exchange (HIE)-State Health Alliance for Records Exchange (SHARE)  
http://ohit.arkansas.gov/

Arkansas Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (HITREC)    
http://www.hitarkansas.com/

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences-Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP)
http://cdh.uams.edu/btop

National Park Community College HealthIT Program  
http://npcc.edu/community/healthIT.htm