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Upcoming Event, the 2014 Midwest Fall Technology Conference

On behalf of the Greater Chicago Chapter of HIMSS, the Health Information Management Systems Society, RISC Management and Consulting is sharing an invite to a unique opportunity and premier event to be held in Chicago on November 12th through the 14th as a Member Outreach team for the 2014 MFTC.

This is a great opportunity to receive continuing education while learning and networking.

Nursing CEUs have been approved for the 2014 Midwest Fall Technology Conference:

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014:  1.5 contact hours

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014:  5.5 contact hours

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014:  5.75 contact hours are provided by Genesis Medical Center, Davenport Iowa, Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #59.

Nurses licenses outside of Iowa may use the certificates and conference brochure to submit to their state for license renewal.

Attendance at the entire sessions each day are required for credit. No partial day credit will be given.

This Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) event will feature nationally recognized and regional speakers to address some of the most relevant and compelling topics of our time: innovation and leadership, analytics, health information exchanges, clinical engagement / patient engagement / mobile health and industry trends. In addition to industry leaders such as yourself, your students will benefit from an amazing lineup of speakers, including local and national leaders in health information technology.  You will have an opportunity to discuss issues with colleagues from across the Midwest, to network, enjoy authentic Chicago nightlife at the House of Blues and for your students to learn from industry veterans.

We invite you to choose from the following events during the conference:

  • Select from 30 education sessions over two days,
  • Students benefit from professional development sessions for early / mid-career HIT professionals, mid-career HIT professionals seeking to advance their career to executive positions, and Veterans transitioning to our industry,
  • 2 social events, and
  • 4 bonus, pre-recorded, education sessions.

Highly discounted student rates are available that include student memberships to HIMSS.

In addition, if you wish to bring several of your peers and / or other professionals, we offer group registration discounts that include one free attendee for every five registrations. Call our Midwest Fall Technology Conference Registration Desk at 630-433-4515 to coordinate your Group Registration or email:  registration@midwestftc.org .

For more Information please visit: http://www.midwestftc.org/registration/registration.html

For student’s registration please visit: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?llr=yky9drcab&oeidk=a07e9u12nv775802259

Our organization, RISC Management and Consulting, is involved from a purely volunteer standpoint to assist in reaching Clinicians, Nursing professionals, educators, and students regarding this unique, local, and exceptional opportunity to learn and share.

As part of the FY14 HIMSS Chapter Level of Advocacy Awards, the GCC Chapter was awarded the Presidential Level of Advocacy Award. A HIMSS Chapter Level of Advocacy Award is presented to the Chapter as a direct result of their Chapter Advocate's leadership and commitment to health IT advocacy. A special thank you goes out to chapter member and former Advocacy HIE Chair Lauren Wiseman MSN, RN- BC at the Central Illinois Health Information Exchange and her team for all their hard work on the Chapter’s HIE Advocacy Day program.
As part of the FY14 HIMSS Chapter Level of Advocacy Awards, the GCC Chapter was awarded the Presidential Level of Advocacy Award. A HIMSS Chapter Level of Advocacy Award is presented to the Chapter as a direct result of their Chapter Advocate’s leadership and commitment to health IT advocacy. A special thank you goes out to chapter member and former Advocacy HIE Chair Lauren Wiseman MSN, RN- BC at the Central Illinois Health Information Exchange and her team for all their hard work on the Chapter’s HIE Advocacy Day program.
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