SC HIMSS Advocacy Day

When: April 28, 2015

Where: Columbia, SC

Time: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


This is our annual opportunity to learn about and discuss the policies and associated state legislation affecting HIT, and to visit legislators to help them understand our point of view. It is a state-based version of the National HIMSS Annual Policy Summit and Advocacy activities that occur in Washington DC each September.

This event will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 28, and will feature:

  • a keynote  address on HIT-related policy issues in front of the SC Legislature;
  • a working lunch to learn about the HIMSS positions on the key issues, to review our key message points for our legislators, some guidelines on how to make the interaction fruitful; and
  • a chance to go to the Capitol to meet and discuss the issues with your State legislative representatives.

Lunch will be served.

Please plan to come and work with your peers in educating our Legislature on current issues that affect your organization. The only cost is your time. The potential benefits are tremendous.

Tentative Agenda is as follows:

9:30 am – 10:00 am Registration – coffee and muffins
10:00 am – 10:15 am Welcome & Introductions
10:15 am – 11:00 am Presenter Howell Clyborne, Greenville Health Systems
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Presenter Tom Lewis, IT – ology
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Lunch and “Talking to your Legislator”
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Hill Visits with Respective Legislator

Cancellation Policy:
If you are unable to attend, please email [email protected].

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