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HIMSS and HiNZ partnership

In June 2016, HiNZ formed a partnership with Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Asia Pacific. The alliance will provide our members with valuable access to HIMSS' information sharing and networking opportunities.


Who is HIMSS?

HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organisation focused on better health through information technology. For over 50 years, HIMSS has been leading efforts to optimise health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. For more information on HIMSS visit and HIMSS Asia Pacific


What are the benefits of the HIMSS partnership for HiNZ members?

All HiNZ members receive free individual membership to HIMSS Asia Pacific and free access to the HIMSS North America Learning Centre, which entitles them to gain access to:

  • HIMSS Asia Pacific Webinar presentations and slides More details
  • HIMSS Asia Pacific Conference presentations and slides More details
  • HIMSS North America Learning Center More details
  • Discounts on all HIMSS Conferences and Events (includes HIMSS Annual, HIMSS Asia Pacific Annual, Virtual Conference, Webinars, eLearning and more)
  • Opportunities to participate in HIMSS Asia Pacific committees, task forces and workgroups
  • Eligible for CPHIMS/CAHIMS Certification with CPHIMS exam discounts. Read more
  • e-Networking opportunities with members across North America and Asia Pacific
About HIMSS Asia Pacific

HIMSS Asia Pacific Resource Library provides HiNZ members unlimited access to:

HIMSS Asia Pacific Webinars: These monthly webinars are 1-hour online sessions for HIMSS Asia Pacific members, led by an expert on the theme of the month. Webinars are highly interactive and offer in-depth and robust learning on one specific topic. They are also far-reaching as they provide easy access for learning to international healthcare peers. All webinars are saved to the HIMSS Asia Pacific Resource Library which HiNZ members can access from their computers as HIMSS members, at their convenience. View some of the past and upcoming webinar topics here HIMSS Asia Pacific webinars


How to access the HIMSS Asia Pacific member-only area: Join HiNZ. Within one week you will receive email confirmation from HIMSS Asia Pacific that you are registered as a member, then visit the HIMSS Asia Pacific website and enter your email address where indicated.


About the HIMSS North America Learning Center


HIMSS North America manages the world’s leading source of distance learning for healthcare IT education. The Learning Center provides an extensive range of valuable international reference material to help you stay current with the latest developments in health IT.


The following HIMSS North America resources are free to HiNZ members:

  • Virtual Events - comprehensive webinars and briefings
  • Digital Content Library - sortable by subject matter
  • Education Channels - videos and webinars on the latest information on how to improve healthcare using health IT
  • Community Members Webinars – connect and share knowledge with your international peers.

Charges apply for some of these resources:

  • Conference Presentations – from past HIMSS North America conferences and regional events
  • Online Courses - self-paced learning courses.

How to access the HIMSS North America Learning Center: Join HiNZ. Within one week you will receive email confirmation from HIMSS Asia Pacific that you are registered as a HIMSS member. Then visit the HIMSS Learning Center - click here to register for access and fill out the online form. Under the heading ‘Additional Information’, select ‘Yes’ when asked if you are a HIMSS member and enter your HIMSS membership number. You can find your HIMSS member number by following these step-by-step instructions. Once you have completed filling in the form remember to click the ‘register’ button at the bottom of the page. On the next page select the “skip and continue” button to take you to the Learning Center welcome page.


Any problems? Email us.

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