Welcome to the Greater Kansas City HIMSS Chapter

Call for Board Nominations!

The Greater Kansas City HIMSS Chapter is looking for individuals that want to help guide our chapter to provide value to our members and make a difference in the local health information technology field. 

We need your help to find those individuals who want to get involved and join your peers to start making an impact.  Find your niche and begin contributing your ideas for our local Greater KC HIMSS initiatives. You can nominate yourself or another member.

Note: All nominees must have been a HIMSS member and chapter member for a minimum of one year in order to qualify for a board member position.

We are currently accepting nominations for the following positions:

  • Treasurer
  • Advocacy
  • Secretary
  • Workforce
  • Membership
  • Member-At-Large

Click here for position descriptions & expectations


An application must be completed, signed, and emailed to kc.info@himsschapter.org by 5:00 pm on April 30, 2018. 


Click Here For An Application



Committee Opportunities:

Volunteering on our committee also provides excellent opportunities for professional development, networking and active engagement.  Email us at kc.info@himsschapter.org to participate on our committee. 


Recent Chapter Achievements:

  • Provided 20 hours of Healthcare IT education to over 1,800 individuals
  • Directly engaging our health system members to increase their participation by:
    • Engaging CIO’s and other management for direction of relevant topics for education
    • Providing education events that add value and direction to all of their associates
    • Adding clinical informatics education events driven by members
  • 160+ new members added
  • Increased board engagement: held 10 Board Meetings a year with a quorum present.
  • Increased engagement of committee’s member's participation and started mentoring future board member

First Fundraising Event:

The May 25th event, Telemedicine and Precision Medicine: From Rhetoric to Results, was a huge success! Many thanks to all the attendees and sponsors who participated and attended our event at Boulevard Brewery.  We had over 100 attendees and raised $3,500.00 for Noah's Bandage Project.  Many thanks to the GKC Board and Committee Members and Jake Jacobson!


Partner with the Greater KC HIMSS Chapter

The HIMSS Greater Kansas City Chapter represents Greater Kansas City and surrounding areas. Our Chapter is proud to support nearly 900 members in the greater Kansas City area. Our membership is diverse with nearly 65% of members representing healthcare institutions and hospitals of all sizes. We consistently hold education and networking events each year. It is a great way to network and share what services or products that you represent. More importantly, you will gain knowledge on what is going on in healthcare here locally and be involved in our community efforts to educate and provide networking opportunities and friendships that will last a lifetime.  If your company is interested you can find more information by Clicking here for sponsorship details and form 

Important E-mail Communication Notice

If you are a Greater Kansas City HIMSS Chapter Member and you haven't been receiving our e-mail newsletters or event information and your e-mail address has changed, please update your HIMSS National Profile or contact Matt Smith at kc.info@himsschapter.org and we will assist with getting this information updated.


Our Chapter was recently awarded the prestigious Advocate Level of Advocacy Award.  

For more information on the award you can visit this website.

Heart of America Award