2018 SC Chapter of HIMSS Annual Fall Conference – Call for Abstracts

Submissions must be received by 11:59 pm ET, Friday, September 7, 2018


The South Carolina Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (SC HIMSS) invites you to submit a presentation abstract for their Annual Fall Conference, November 9, 2018, in Columbia, SC.SC Chapter of HIMSS welcomes presentations that highlight activities in South Carolina and surrounding states. Historically, well-received presentations have contributed considerable expertise on a specific topic or detailed case study with lessons learned. Multiple submissions are welcome.

SC HIMSS will evaluate all abstracts submitted; below is a list of topic areas for consideration.

  • Clinical Informatics and Clinician Engagement Compliance
  • Risk Management, and Program Integrity
  • Connected Health and Telehealth
  • Consumer and Patient Engagement
  • Culture of Care and Care Coordination
  • Data Analytics/Clinical and Business Intelligence
  • EHRs
  • Emerging Payment Models for Value-Based Care
  • Health Informatics Education, Career Development and Diversity
  • Health Information Exchange, Interoperability and Data Integration
  • HIT Infrastructure and Standards
  • Human Factors User Experience and Design
  • Improving Quality Outcomes through Health IT
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Venture Investment
  • Leadership, Governance, Strategic Planning
  • Patient Safety and Health IT
  • Pharmacy Standards & Technology
  • Population Health
  • Precision Medicine/Genomics
  • Privacy, Security and Cybersecurity
  • Process Improvement, Workflow, Change Management
  • Public Policy
  • Social, Psychosocial, and Behavioral Determinants of Health
  • Patient Throughput & Capacity Management


Abstracts will be evaluated against each of these criteria:

  • Quality (e.g., merit, style)
  • Educational potential (e.g., expertise, learnings)
  • Relevance to the conference theme (preferred)
  • Abstracts promoting commercial products or services will not be considered.

Presenters will be notified of abstract selections the week of September 10, 2018.  


If accepted, the presenter(s) will receive a complimentary full conference registration. Limit two (2) speakers per presentation.

Note: SC HIMSS does not reimburse for hotel, travel, meals or other presentation-related expenses.


Complete the Abstract Submission form below and email it to [email protected] by 11:59 pm ET, September 7, 2018. You’re welcome to attach a speaker photo (JPG, PNG) with your submission.

Questions?  Email [email protected]