"Managing Microsoft HUG enables us to further promote our mission to lead change in the healthcare information and management systems field through knowledge sharing, advocacy, collaboration, innovation and community affiliation. Ultimately our goal is to drive better patient care, and this is another step in that direction," said H. Stephen Lieber, CAE, president and chief executive officer, HIMSS.
The Microsoft HUG EMEA community, hosted within the existing Microsoft
HUG site (http://www.mshug.org), will give members access to a resource
that connects solutions, experts and peers to a wider sphere of influence
and education. Members receive the following benefits:
-- Access to the latest solutions and technology from leading minds at
Microsoft and independent industry experts
-- A forum for voicing opinions, learning from peers and helping shape
the future of healthcare IT
-- Opportunities to network with professionals who can enhance careers
-- Online interaction to help professionals connect with others
With the launch of the EMEA community, Microsoft and HIMSS believe they will be able to strengthen their commitment to better serve the industry through a shared strategic vision -- to provide industry leadership, drive appropriate standards and develop associated requirements in support of healthcare solutions.
Those interested in signing up for Microsoft HUG EMEA should visit http://www.mshug.org for further information.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is
the healthcare industry's membership organization e
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