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Make Plans to attend the Annual Spring Conference

The agenda for Annual Spring Conference is packed full of information.  The 2-day event will include topics such as MIPS, MACRA, Phishing and Ransomware along with a new presentation segement called Rapid Fire.

Rapid Fire will consist of short 6-minute presntations identifying challenges and solutions by your fellow members of KSHIMSS.

EARLY REGISTRATION (if received by April 3, 2017) is quickly approaching. The registration fee is $145.00 for 2017 KSHIMSS members and $195.00 for non-members. Registrations received after April 3, 2017 will be charged $170.00 for members and $220.00 for non-members.

HOTEL RESERVATIONS deadline is March 17, 2017. The conference will be held at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview Wichita, 400 West Douglas Ave., Wichita, KS  67202.  A block of rooms has been reserved at the rate of $116.00 plus tax per night.  In order to receive this discounted rate, reservations need to be made by March 17th.  Please contact the Drury Plaza Hotel to make your reservations online or by calling 1-800-325-0720.

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KS HIMSS Spring Conference 2017
April 6 and 7, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

 7:30 AM Registration
 8:15 AM Welcome
 Michelle McGuire, Vice President, Kansas HIMSS
 8:30 AM  MIPS, MACRA and the DATA
 Jeff Coughlin, MPP, Senior Director, Federal and State Affairs, HIMSS North America
 9:30 AM  Break & Vendor Networking Activity
 10:30 AM Mark Mayfield, Professional Speaker
 11:45 AM Lunch – Sponsored by KS FiberNet
 1:00 PM   Rapid Fire – Short 6 minute presentations identifying challenges and solutions from participants
 2:00 PM   Vendor Presentations
 2:30 PM Break & Vendor Networking Activity
 3:00 PM BYOD Strategies - tentative
 4:00 PM   Closing Remarks
 4:30 PM  Happy Hour – Sponsored by Cerner
Friday, April 7th, 2017
 9:00 AM  Welcome
 9:00 AM   Mark Dill, CISM, CRISC, tw-Security Partner and Principal Consultant – Phishing and Ransomware
 10:00 AM  HIMSS 2017 Recap
 10:30 AM Mark Dill – Tabletop Ransomware Drill
 11:30 AM  Closing Remarks
 12:00 PM Noon Board Meeting


2017 Annual Spring Conference

Save the date for the Spring Workshop presented by the Kansas Chapter Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (KSHIMSS). The workshop will be held April 6 & 7, 2017. Check back for details. 



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