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Spring/Summer 2016

The Virginia Chapter of HIMSS has embarked on a very exciting Project Management Special Interest Group (SIG) in partnership with the Project Management Institute’s VA Chapters (PMI).  The Project Management SIG will allow participants collaboration and professional development related to project management in the healthcare industry including:  virtual and real-time networking opportunities, project management focused sessions at the annual VA HIMSS conference, educational opportunities in additional to the annual conference and access to other project managers.

Our offering will be a dual track education session. The first track will be tailored to provide Healthcare content to Project Managers, and the second track will provide Project Management content for healthcare practitioners. 

The VA HIMSS and PMI Chapters need your participation to make this project a success!  Please consider donating your time to this exciting opportunity.  The PM SIG is in need volunteers for the following sub-committees:

  • Integration Team

    • Project management, coordination and documentation

    • Establish timeline

    • Coordinate use of technology

  • Logistics Team (Need a Team Lead as well)

    • Market & coordinate with participants

    • Obtain venue for event/s & trainer quotes

    • Establish list estimates of time/costs

  • Curriculum Team:  Health & IT PM

    • Devise evaluation criteria for curriculum & manage delivery of curriculum

    • Identify & coordinate business cases

    • Plan completion ceremony

  • Communication Team

    • Create and manage communication plan

    • Assist in communication content creation & compilation

Thank you in advance for your consideration to donate your time and expertise to make this joint Special Interest Group a success.  Please contact Denise Braun if you are interested in participating in one of the above mentioned sub-committees.

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