Louisiana Chapter of HIMSS

President's Welcome

Welcome to the Louisiana Chapter of HIMSS (LAHIMSS). On behalf of our board of directors, thank you for your interest in our chapter and for visiting our website. 

LAHIMSS is the Louisiana Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). Founded in 1961 as the Hospital Management Systems Society, HIMSS is a global leader in healthcare IT, providing thought leadership, community building, professional development, public policy, and events.

The Louisiana Chapter of HIMSS brings that same vision to our state by providing educational and networking events and working with local leaders to affect positive change in the health of our citizens through the use of health information technology. 

Please visit our site often for updated news and events. For more information, contact us anytime at louisianahimss@gmail.com

Thank you!

Chad Cothern, RN, BSN, CPHIMS, FHIMSS
President, Louisiana Chapter of HIMSS