Past Events

19 Mar
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE HIMSS NCA MARCH PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. MORE DETAILS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON. Complex Systems Integration: SDOH, Innovative Care Models, Interoperability, Data Standards The...
20 Feb
Please join the HIMSS National Capital Area (NCA) chapter for an exciting evening with federal health leaders discussing how patient care is being transformed by policy, technology disruptors and...
23 Jan
Please join the HIMSS National Capital Area (NCA) chapter for an exciting evening discussion on the impact of bringing structure to the unstructured with clinical and health data to improve health...
15 Jan
Transformation is on the agenda in government healthcare. Digital services, automation, analytics and artificial intelligence are just a few of the technologies that are beginning to have a major...
12 Dec
This is a great opportunity to celebrate the holiday season and show appreciation for our membership. Please join us for our 7th Annual HIMSS NCA Ugly Sweater Holiday Party! In the spirit of the...
21 Nov
Please join the HIMSS National Capital Area (NCA) chapter for an exciting evening of discussion on the impact of compliance, risk, program integrity, and improvement activities on healthcare payment...
17 Oct
The October 2019 HIMSS NCA program features a distinguished panel of experts from three Federal Health Agencies with executive level and research points of view on data science, biomedical data and...
19 Sep
Efforts to improve the quality of our nation’s healthcare system date back a century ago. In addition, our health system has been challenged with managing rising healthcare costs. In DoD alone, “by...
16 Sep
Where else can you find the full spectrum of early-stage tech, highly-vetted startups, top investors, patient-dedicated programs, policy-focused dialogues, and authentic provider perspectives all in...
23 Jun
The Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovation Summit , formerly known as Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Health IT Summit, is the premiere LTPAC health IT conference focused on bringing...
16 May
CMS is leading the way with the new proposed rules in the evolving story of making the beneficiary/Veteran/consumer the primary decision maker in the use and access of their data. This applies to the...
11 May
Cocktail Attire Suggested Program 5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. - Welcoming Reception 6:45 p.m. - Doors Open for Dinner 7:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. - Dinner and Program 9:30 p.m. - After Party Free Valet...
18 Apr
“I want us to ask ourselves every day, how are we using technology to make a real difference in people’s lives.” – President Barack Obama. Technology is fundamentally transforming how we conduct our...
21 Mar
The digitization and collection of vast amounts of data has fundamentally changed healthcare missions by offering new insights and better decision making across health business and care delivery...
21 Feb
Healthcare consumerism is a movement that enables patients to become wholly involved in their healthcare decisions and places more of the economic burden on them. This differs from the contemporary...
29 Jan
About the Event: In many sectors, the goals of IT modernization are framed primarily in traditional IT terms, with an emphasis on efficiency, performance, and security. In healthcare, that’s just the...
24 Jan
Program Description The District of Columbia State Medicaid Health IT Plan (2018-2023) This past September the HIMSS National Capital Area Chapter began providing chapter, regional and national...
17 Jan
Program Lead: Mark Hurkamp As a catalyst for innovation, blockchain technology enables a system of independent actors—patients, healthcare providers and payers—to share and trust a record of digital...
11 Dec
This is a great opportunity to celebrate the holiday season and show appreciation for our membership. Please join us for our 6th Annual HIMSS NCA Ugly Sweater Holiday Party! In the spirit of the...
15 Nov
The opioid crisis has grown from an unmanageable, but ignorable, issue to a national pandemic. Trending maps show national images that are reminiscent of metastatic cancer. There are dozens of...
18 Oct
Since the introduction of electronic medical records (EMRs) in the late 1950s and electronic health records (EHRs) several decades later, clinicians, payers, members of the healthcare information and...
20 Sep
The rapid growth in the availability of healthcare data through electronic health records, medical devices, telehealth and other health technology provides increased opportunity to utilize and...
17 May
The May program is a change of pace from many programs that the HIMSS NCA Chapter has offered. (Please note that we will start the networking session at 5 PM and end at 8:30 PM to accommodate this...
17 May
Accelerating Precision Medicine to the Point of Care The HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit brings together providers, health leaders, payers, researchers and other key stakeholders for two days to...
19 Apr
The Health Innovation Day hosted by ACT-IAC will provide attendees with wide-range discussions around technology, management/processes, and policy constraints and enablers and constraints with...
18 Apr
Traditional practice of healthcare represents 10% - 20% of one’s health. What about the rest? Much of our well-being is determined by how we live, where we live, genetics, stress levels, access to...
15 Feb
Federal health agencies strived to deconstruct their daily mission and business functions into discrete data elements during the early days of databases. Since then, technical advancements, the...
11 Jan
We are on journey to Cyber Resilience – a path that requires concerted leadership, a focused call to action and sustained investment. This discussion is intended to advance a meaningful dialogue...
12 Dec
This is a great opportunity to celebrate the holiday season and show appreciation for our membership. Please join us for our 5th Annual HIMSS NCA Ugly Sweater Holiday Party! In the spirit of the...
16 Nov
Technology has become an integral part of our daily lives, and the pace of technological change is still accelerating. Healthcare is both leveraging and influencing advancements to transform how we...
19 Oct
The proliferation of data is transforming the way we address sickness and disease in this country. We are increasingly able to identify patient populations for whom care is costly and develop...
4 Oct
Be the HIMSS guest at the 2017 National Health IT Week Reception and Awards Ceremony Join HIMSS and other dedicated thought leaders and policy professionals as we acknowledge the importance of...
21 Sep
Join HIMSS NCA and the Big Data Healthcare Meetup at an informal chat about Healthcare Analytics at Scale, weighing the value of care and the outcomes of healthcare delivery. These are some of the...
18 May
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is a massive organization with a projected IT budget of $12B for 2017 alone. HHS has 11 operating divisions, including eight agencies in the U.S...
19 Apr
We are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2017-2018 HIMSS National Capital Area Board. Being a member of the HIMSS-NCA Board is an extraordinary opportunity to serve the HIMSS...
19 Apr
The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) is a United States federal law designed to "improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity...
16 Mar
The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) goes into effect for Medicare physicians and clinicians starting in 2017. These implementation rules released by the Centers for...
19 Jan
Program Details Everyone understands that technology has become an integral part of our daily lives. That said, it has only been in the last few years that technology has begun to impact our...
6 Dec
This is a great opportunity to celebrate the holiday season and show appreciation for our membership. Please join us for our 4th Annual HIMSS NCA Ugly Sweater Holiday Party! In the spirit of the...
17 Nov
The Federal Health IT marketplace is accelerating efforts and investments in interoperable technologies to capture, exchange, and meaningfully use data from financial, administrative and clinical...
31 Oct
Through advocacy, education and professional development, the National Capital Area Chapter of the Health Information Management & Systems Society promotes the development and improvement of...
20 Oct
Communication is key to successful collaborations, partnerships and acquisition outcomes. Government and Industry have both acknowledged this fact and efforts are underway amongst the Federal Health...
12 Oct
Join us on October 12, for AFCEA Bethesda’s most robust Health IT Day program yet! The full-day event features eight breakout sessions, CXO panel, acquisition panel, and three keynote sessions...
26 Sep
As a partner-driven week, we encourage participants to leverage the opportunity to raise awareness and help the collective cause by recognizing the value of health IT. This year’s theme focuses on...
15 Sep
Increasingly, our government and healthcare and health it systems, at a national level, are responding to public (national or international) threats to individual citizen’s health. From Ebola to bio-...
31 May
The ONC Annual Meeting is an opportunity for a wide array of public and private sector partners to discuss ways to leverage health IT to achieve better care, smarter spending, and healthier people.
24 May
Ralph Buchanan from the Small Business Administration (SBA) will moderate a panel of Small Business Liaisons from some of the area’s most prominent large government contractors.
13 May
The Awards Gala is the premier commemorative event honoring small and emerging government contractors and the players in the ecosystem that support and rely upon small business.
22 Apr
Being a member of the HIMSS-NCA Board is an extraordinary opportunity to serve the HIMSS community and also to engage government agencies (such as the Military Health System, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Health & Human Services), hospitals, managed care organizations, integrated delivery systems, non-profit healthcare organizations, as well as academia.
21 Apr
Measuring the Effectiveness of Value Based Care for Federal Providers
16 Apr
(HIMSS-NCA as a Collaboration/Supporting Partner)
17 Mar
Solving the Data Journey – Data Mapping
29 Feb
Join the HIMSS Annual Conference: the largest and most important healthcare IT conference in the US
18 Feb
Personalized Medicine – Transformations in Personal Health and Value Based Care
29 Jan
The 2016 HIMSS Student Mentorship Program will be kicking off soon. This program is designed for HIMSS student members who are undergraduate seniors and graduate-level students majoring in healthcare informatics and information technology-related fields at local colleges and universities. Students are mentored by a HIMSS NCA member over the course of their final spring semester. Each one-on-one mentor/student team will collaborate on a series of required and optional elements between February and May, typically meeting face to face a couple of times during this period as well as through online dialogue. The program is free for HIMSS student members and culminates in May with a 5-star dinner for all participants courtesy of the HIMSS NCA Chapter.
14 Jan
Have the Data. Have the Tools. So What are The Right Questions?
15 Dec
Health IT Day 2015 (HIMSS-NCA as a Collaboration/Supporting Partner)
8 Dec
This is a great opportunity to celebrate the holiday season and show appreciation for our membership.
19 Nov
The Future of Information Technology in Military Health
8 Nov
Join HIMSS and members of the National Capital Area Chapter of HIMSS at the Connected Health Conference. The three summits, the mHealth Summit, CyberSecurity Summit and Population Health Summit, will take place simultaneously under the umbrella of HIMSS's Connected Health Conference
22 Oct
Networking Event with National Capital Area, Maryland, and Virginia HIMSS
15 Oct
Strategies for Building Digital Government Communicating Healthcare Information
13 Oct
Presented by the National Capital Healthcare Executives (NCHE) and Health Information Management System Society, National Capital Area (HIMSS-NCA)
7 Oct
The 10th Anniversary of National Health IT (NHIT) Week is rapidly approaching. HIMSS' signature event during NHIT Week is the Policy Summit, where we engage policymakers on the critical health IT issues supporting healthcare transformation in the U.S. Policymakers need to hear your voice to understand how the health IT community is prepared to leverage interoperable health IT solutions to improve access, quality and cost-effectiveness of care delivery!
5 Oct
One Voice, One Vision: Transforming Health (HIMSS-NCA as a Chapter Partner)
17 Sep
Strategies for Leveraging Internet of Things (IOT) with Social Media in Health IT