Fall 2016 Newsletter ♦ Upcoming Events
Please visit the Events Calendar for registration information on each of the following events.
Connect Louisiana Day
Celebrate National Health Information Technology Week by attending the Connect Louisiana Day on September 27, 2016. This educational symposium will focus on improving the health of all Louisianans through the use of health information technology. Louisiana Department of Health Secretary Rebekah Gee, MD, MPH will present the opening address. Other speakers include John White, MD, Deputy National Coordinator, ONC; Kate Johnson, Senior Policy Analyst, National Governors Association; The Health Care Services Platform Consortium; and SreyRan Kuy, MD, Louisiana Medicaid Chief Medical Officer.
The event will be held at the Old State Capitol Building, 100 North Street, Baton Rouge, LA. Hours are 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM with a social from 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.
For more information, or to register, Click Here
Nursing Informatics Boot Camp
The Nursing Informatics Boot Camp will be held on October 3 -4, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana. This intensive two-day course focuses on current informatics trends and issues. It includes content for Registered Nurses who are interested in becoming American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) board certified Informatics Nurses. Other clinical professionals working in informatics may wish to take the course to become exposed to the course topics.
Axxess Consult Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation. 14 hours of continuing education credit will be awarded upon completion of this offering. Full attendance at the program is required. This program is approved for up to 14.5 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) and the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS).
NOTE: Due to the overwhelming response this event is SOLD OUT! If you are interested in participating in our next NI Boot Camp, please e-mail Louisianahimss@gmail.com with your contact information
It’s once again time for the annual Gulf Coast Chapters of HIMSS Conference! This year the conference will be at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi on November 3 – 4, 2016. The theme of this year’s conference is “As the Healthcare World Turns.” With many competing areas of focus for healthcare organizations and providers including meaningful use, ACOs, telehealth, and more, the health IT professional’s daily life is much like a daytime drama with competing story lines and a new plot around every corner. This year’s conference will explore the many ‘plots’ facing today’s industry professionals. Early bird registration ends October 1, 2016. To register as an attendee Click Here.