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Upcoming Events


NJ/DVHIMSS Annual Fall Event - The Politics of Healthcare

Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, NJ

8th Annual Conference: IT – The Politics of Healthcare

A regional meeting sponsored jointly by the New Jersey and Delaware Valley HIMSS chapters

When: October 28 – 30th, 2015
Where: Harrah’s Resort Hotel and Casino

Atlantic City, NJ

Register: Here
Track Session Agenda (PDF)

Keynote Speakers

Michael Smerconish - Host of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM Radio and CNN’s Smerconish, newspaper columnist and best-selling author. 
Jason McNamara - Director of Healthcare Technology Services for Myers & Stauffer LC, formerly Senior Technical Director for Medicaid IT at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), where he co-led every major Medicaid IT Initiative
Bill Fox, JD, MA - Vice President of Healthcare and Life Sciences at Marklogic. He is a former attorney and healthcare executive with 25 years of experience, and is a nationally recognized thought leader in healthcare predictive analytics, big data, program integrity and data security, and privacy. 

Presentation Tracks

  • Clinical Informatics
  • Advanced Technologies and Business Intelligence
  • Financial/Revenue Cycle
  • Specialty Care Technology
  • Healthcare Transformation
  • Privacy and Security

We are Proud to Recognize and Thank Our Annual Sponsors:

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Events of Interest 

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Spring Social Event, "Trouble with the Curve: Surviving Personal Health Crisis", at the Phillies game on Monday, May 11th. 

The event was a huge sucess and our featured DVHIMSS guest speakers, Nancy Bucceri (Senior Director of Product Marketing, ZeOmega),  and Bob Bucceri, (Principal and General Partner, Chaddsford Planning Associates, LLC)  provided a moving account of their recent personal experience of navigating our health care system with a sudden health episode. 


NJ and DVHIMSS 2015-2016 Board Members

Left to Right: Jim Hennessy, Hedy Sferra, Suzanne Gack, Bonnie Geissler and Vince Frangiosa

The annual 2015 HIMSS Chapter Leader Exchange, held at the HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland, Ohio on July 14 and 15, an event offering leaders from every chapter an opportunity to learn from each other and bring the benefits home with targeted education, issue updates, networking opportunities, and more.

July 14-15, 2015

Global Center for Health Innovation, Cleveland, Ohio




Spotlight Photo!

2015-2016 DVHIMSS Board

DVHIMSS 2015-2016 Board Members and Committee Chairs

Front and Center: Peg Meadow  2nd Row, Left to Right: Bruce Marcolongo, Sara Hanson, Suzanne Gack, Denise Hammel  3rd Row, Left to Right: Andy Farrella, Lori Yackanicz, Lynne  McCone  4th Row, Left to Right: Vince Frangiosa, Pete Mercuri, Troy Brailo, Nat'e Parker-Guyton  Back Row, Left to Right: Jack Hueter, Tim Schoener, Joe Miller, Martin Lupinetti, Nancy Bucceri  Not Pictured: Allison Cocco 


DVHIMSS is pleased to announce our 2015 Scholarship winners. 

The DVHIMSS academic Scholarship Program was designed to promote and advance individual student efforts in the field of healthcare information technology. This year’s program was very competitive.

Congratulations to:

Graduate Award of $5,000 – Mary Schucker, MS Health Informatics – Temple

Undergraduate Award of $2,500 – Claudia Buzzard, BS HIM, Temple

Undergraduate Award of $2,500 – Alie Turay, BS HIM, Temple

We wish them the best in their academic and career endeavors.  We hope to see our winners at our annual Fall Conference with NJHIMSS at Harrah’s in Atlantic City where they will receive their awards on Friday, October 30th.