You can’t stay ahead of an ever-changing industry like healthcare without being right in the middle of it. We immerse ourselves in latest trends and best practices by maintaining leadership roles in top industry associations like the ones listed here.
The Massachusetts Hospital Association (MHA) is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization comprised of hospitals and health systems, related organizations, and other members with a common interest in promoting the good health of the people of the Commonwealth. Through leadership in public advocacy, education, and information, MHA represents and advocates for the collective interests of its members and supports their efforts to provide high quality, cost effective and accessible care. www.mhalink.org
HFMA is the leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders. Its more than 35,000 members value the Association's role as a respected thought leader on top trends and issues facing the healthcare industry.
HFMA is the nation's leading membership organization for healthcare financial management executives and leaders. More than 35,000 members--ranging from CFOs to controllers to accountants--consider HFMA a respected thought leader on top trends and issues facing the healthcare industry. HFMA members can be found in all areas of the healthcare system, including hospitals, managed care organizations, physician practices, accounting firms, and insurance companies. www.hfma.org
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) provides leadership in healthcare for the advancement and management of information technology. Headquartered in Chicago, HIMSS provides services to more than 13,000 members, including IT health care corporations, firms and professionals from around the globe. Through the collaboration of 41 chapters and 20 special interest groups, HIMSS directs and shapes the healthcare industry, encourages emerging technology and promotes public policies that will improve healthcare delivery.
As a HIMSS corporate member, Beacon Partners will focus on expanding it’s relationships with healthcare IT organizations in order to share experiences that will affect and advance industry issues, as well as to develop its IT knowledge and expertise of emerging technologies for the benefit of its clients. For more information visit www.himss.org.
HIMSS Chapter Affiliations
More than 1,245 members strong, the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) is the premier association dedicated to serving the professional development needs of healthcare CIOs and advocating the more effective use of information management in healthcare. Through a variety of educational and networking events and research tools, CHIME members stay connected with each other and stay on top of the cutting edge trends in the healthcare IT industry.
A hallmark of CHIME’s success has been a close collaborative relationship with the HIS vendor and consulting community. The CHIME Foundation was established to enable this community to support the educational initiatives of CHIME. The Foundation educates its member organizations, enabling them to better address the needs of CIOs and the healthcare industry. For more information please visit www.cio-chime.org.
CHIME: The Premier Organization for Healthcare CIOs
The Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the nation's principal voice for medical group practice. MGMA's 19,000 members manage and lead 11,000 organizations in which approximately 220,000 physicians practice. MGMA leads the profession and assists members through information, education, networking and advocacy. MGMA's mission is to improve the effectiveness of medical group practices and the knowledge and skills of the individuals who manage/lead them. For more information on MGMA, visit www.mgma.com.
MUSE is a non-profit organization of facilities that use the MEDITECH healthcare information system. MUSE is the largest independent MEDITECH users group in the world and has hundreds of hospital members throughout the world. Members include facilities using both the Magic and the Client/Server platforms of MEDITECH. For more information on MUSE, visit www.museweb.org.
The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 30,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations.
ACHE is known for its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management, and its educational programs including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants each year. ACHE's established network of more than 80 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. www.ache.org
The American Medical Group Association (AMGA) represents medical groups and organized systems of care, including some of the nation’s largest, most prestigious integrated healthcare delivery systems. More than 102,000 physicians practice in AMGA member organizations, providing healthcare services for 105 million patients in 49 states (nearly one in three Americans).www.amga.org