WPHIMSS Fall Program and Networking Event

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Wednesday, Nov. 16

Please join WPHIMSS for their Fall Program and Networking Event sponsored by Highmark and Tucker Arensberg, PC. They invite you to join them for:

-WPHIMSS Membership Update

-National HIMSS Update

-Health Information Exchange Update

-November HIMSS Virtual Conference & Expo
-Preparing Your Organization for the 5010/ICD-10 Conversion
-Meaningful Use Stage 1 and Beyond: Real World Case Studies
-Organizational Challenges Confronted: Lessons from the Trenches

-Networking with others interested in HIT

There is no charge for this event, and WPHIMSS thanks Tucker Arensberg for graciously offering to serve as our host.  Business casual attire is suggested.

DATE:  Wednesday, November 16, 2011
TIME:  6:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  Tucker Arsenberg, PC, One PPG Place, 15th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA  15222

While the event is free, an RSVP is required for all attendees.  RSVP is requested no later than Friday, November 11 at the following link http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PWKQ6SJ.  However, late RSVPs will be accepted.  We hope to see you on November 16th!

Please note: One PPG Place is in downtown Pittsburgh between Third and Fourth Avenues(http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=one+ppg+place+pittsburgh,+pa,+15222.)
Parking is on your own. The closest parking is either at the Pittsburgh Parking Authority’s Third Avenue garage (sometimes called the Fourth Avenue garage)http://www.downtownpittsburgh.com/go/third-ave-garageor the PPG Place Garage http://www.downtownpittsburgh.com/go/ppg-place-garage.  A map of parking places in downtown Pittsburgh can also be found here:  http://www.downtownpittsburgh.com/parking/parking-map/evening-weekend-event-parking-5-max (which includes the Third Avenue Garage and the PPG Place Garage).

The Western Pennsylvania Chapter of HIMSS is one of over forty affiliated chapters of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, the largest health care information systems professional organization in the nation. An affiliated Chapter provides a local forum to discuss new issues and developments, learn about new methods and tools, and network with others with similar experiences. HIMSS National recently provided a vehicle for unified membership – a membership in HIMSS National includes one chapter membership at no extra cost. The following is a summary of some of the benefits of membership in a regional chapter.