HIMSS Michigan Chapter - 2020 Summer and Fall Webinar Series

As COVID-19 remains a challenge to gatherings, the HIMSS Michigan Chapter is committed to provide more professional opportunities for elearning. Please join us for these webinars!


Remote Learning Opportunities: August through October, 2020

August, 2020

Please join us for a webinar to learn about how Health Information Exchange (HIE) in Michigan is evolving.

Title: "The Growing Value of MiHIN Amidst COVID and post the GLHC integration”

Date / Time: Thursday, August 6, 2020; 10:00 a.m. Eastern

Registration for this free webinar: Click here. The registration is via Zoom.  Once the registration is completed, a confirmation with access information will be sent directly.

September, 2020

Title: "The Use of Artificial Intelligence Models in Predicting COVID-19 Clusters"

Date / Time: September 16, 2020; 12:00 p.m.– 1:00 p.m. (Eastern)

Speaker: Linda Nikpour, DNP, RN-BC, CAHIMS

Registration: Information for registration will follow on both the chapter website and future newsletter.

About Our Speaker:

Ms. Nikpour is the Director of the Undergraduate Health Science Program and Assistant Profefessor at Madonna University. In her role, she directs two tracks in Health Science: Population Health Management and Health Care Informatics and Quality Systems Management. She graduated from Waynesburg University with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice, a master’s degree in Health Care Informatics from The University of Colorado, and a Bachelor of Nursing Science degree from The University of Iowa. Also, Ms. Nikpour obtained a graduate certificate in Population Health Science from Jefferson University in 2018. She has worked extensively in infection prevention roles in acute care settings before transitioning to academia.

October, 2020

Title: "Cybersecurity in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond"

Date: Friday, October 16, 2020

Time: To be determined for this webinar.

Registration Fee: This webinar is presented by the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA). A fee may be required to attend this webinar. More information will be available in the coming weeks.

Registration: Access to registration will be added in the coming weeks.

Speakers: Nicole Mohiuddin MS, BSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS, CPHIMS and Sem Ponnambalam, MS, President, xahive

Summary: Cyber attacks and data breaches within the healthcare sector have exponentially grown over the last several years, causing an increased risk in the vulnerability of private health information and IoT devices. This presentation seeks to examine several cybersecurity concerns and gaps within the healthcare sector relating to artificial intelligence, contact tracing, IoT devices, 5G technology, the healthcare value chain and big data. This presentation will also shed light on the current impacts of COVID-19 on the healthcare sector and the new cybersecurity concerns that are emerging from this global pandemic. Cybersecurity risk mitigation and data governance strategies will be shared throughout the presentation.

Chapter Sponsors

We would like to thank our Chapter Sponsors who make our events and efforts possible through their generous support. For any questions or information about Sponsorship opportunities, contact Mr. Dan Boyle