Last Chance for HIMSS Awards 2012

HIMSS is an organization built upon diverse membership and accomplishments.  Through this diversity we have been able to move healthcare and the technologies forward in support of healthcare reform.  With these varied accomplishments come individuals who have gone above and beyond their various skill sets and helped shape the industry that is evolving today.  HIMSS Awards Program is geared to acknowledge these industry leaders with various awards and recognitions.  Each year HIMSS provides this awards platform for HIMSS members with final presentation of the awards at HIMSS Annual Conference.  This year the awards program presentations will be held on Tuesday March 5, 2012 in New Orleans, LA.  Nominations for the 2012 HIMSS Awards Program are currently open and will close on Monday October 15th, 2012. HIMSS members might want to recognize individuals or consider the greatest accomplishments of a particular HIMSS community.  Also, honor those who have dedicated their skills and time in support of the industry and the HIMSS mission.  Listed below are the opportunities to consider for these recognitions.  Take this opportunity to give those HIMSS members who have made extraordinary contributions to the Society and industry the professional and peer recognition they deserve.  Award descriptions are as follows:

Industry Awards recognize those individuals who have contributed to the professions represented by HIMSS members.

•    ACCE-HIMSS Excellence in Clinical Engineering and IT Synergies Award

•    CHIME-HIMSS John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year Award

•    SHS-HIMSS Excellence in Healthcare Management Engineering/Process Improvement

•    Nursing Informatics Leadership Award

•    Physician IT Leadership Award

Service Awards recognize those who have contributed their resources to benefit the Society.

•    Distinguished Fellows Service Award

•    Founders Leadership Award

•    John A. Page Outstanding Service Award

•    Outstanding SIG Member Award

Publications acknowledge HIMSS publications which provide guidance and/or strategic insight for healthcare information and management systems professionals.

•    Book of the Year Award

Chapter Awards recognize innovation and quality practices in HIMSS Chapters, promote recognition within the Chapter community and HIMSS.