Montana Chapter of HIMSS


2017 MT HIMSS Spring Conference is May 2nd - 3rd in Bozeman, Montana.

The Montana Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)  invites you to attend our 2017 Spring Conference & Tradeshow. This event provides unique education, networking opportunities, and a chance to connect with local and national health IT vendors.

Keynote Speaker is Martha Hayward

Martha Hayward 2017 Keynote speaker

Martha Donovan Hayward joined the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in March 2011 as the Lead for Public and Patient Engagement.  The focus of her work at IHI is to bring patients and families into the design of all work at IHI to accelerate improvement of health care delivery.   A cancer survivor herself, she is a founding board member of the nonprofit Women’s Health Exchange and served on the Patient and Family Advisory Council of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.  Prior to joining the health care world Martha enjoyed a 20 year career  communications, marketing and fundraising in the areas of health, politics, and education. 


In her role at IHI, she speaks and teaches programs including Patient Safety Officer Training, Executive Development, Strategic Partners and Patient Experience Seminars.   Martha has offered keynote addresses on the subjects of Patient and Family Centered Care, Patient Engagement, and End of Life Care to local, regional and national audiences.

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Conference Schedule Now Available



Pre-Conference Session May 1st

The Rural Health IT Network (through the MT Office of Rural Health/AHEC) has again partnered with MT HIMSS and Health Technology Services to provide a great learning opportunity.

This half-day workshop will help your team stay current on topics that are crucial to your success in quality care reporting. Topics include:

  • 2015 Certified EHR Technology changes for Stage 3 of Meaningful Use
  • Updates for 2017 and 2018 reporting requirements (CMS programs)
  • Program Alignment and measure selection
  • Implement or expand eCQI in your organization

The workshop will begin promptly at 12:30 pm at the GranTree Inn located at 1325 N 7th Avenue in Bozeman, Montana. Please arrive early for check-in. No lunch will be provided.


Join us for a great learning opportunity!

Click below to register for the MT HIMSS Pre-conference workshop on May 1st



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