Event Archive


HIMSS20 Student Case Competition Experience Presentation - 1/7/2021

Event recording available here.

GC3 Reception at HIMSS2020 03/09/20 

HIMSS2020 Conference, and this reception were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Webinar Bursting the Bubble - Meet 4 Healthcare Disruptors 2/27/20

Webinar Stepping Up Your Career Path Through ALHIMSS 12/12/19 

Event recording available here 

5th Annual Alabama Healthcare Summit 10/10/19 

Held at The Club, Birmingham, AL. Event photos available here

Interoperability Symposium with AAHIM 08/23/19 

Held at the Bruno Conference Center at St. Vincent's Birmingham. Presentation handouts available here

Healthcare IT Decisions: C-Suite Insights 06/20/19 

Held at UAB School of Health Professions, Birmingham, AL. Sponsored by XchangePoint.

Visual Analytics: Displaying Information for Decision Making 05/16/19 

Held at Samford University, Birmingham, AL. Event recording available here

2019 AL HIMSS Spring Conference 04/24/19 

Held at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, AL

GC3 2018 - Gulf Coast Chapters Conference  11/14-16/18 

Held at the Renaissance Riverview Hotel, Mobile, AL. Photo    Session presentations are available here.  

4th Annual Alabama Healthcare Summit 10/11/18 

Held at The Club, Birmingham, AL.  Photos

Information Governance Symposium 09/14/18 

Held at St. Vincent's Hospital, Birmingham, AL

2018 AL HIMSS Spring Conference 04/18/18 

Held at Huntsville Hospital, Huntsville, AL

Webinar "Data Literacy" 12/13/17 

Presentation by Dalton Ruer of Qlik.  Handout available here

Mobile Networking Reception  12/12/17 

Held at Red or White

GC3 2017 - Gulf Coast Chapters Conference  11/16-17/17 

Held at the Marriott on Canal Street in New Orleans, LA.   Presentations available online

3rd Annual Alabama Healthcare Summit  10/11/17 

Held at The Club.  Hosted by the Alabama Healthcare Executives Forum in partnership with AlaHA, Alabama HFMA, Alabama HIMSS, and MGMA. 

Birmingham Networking Reception  10/10/17 

Held at Pale Eddie's Pour House 

Tuscaloosa Networking Reception  09/21/17 

Held at River 

Birmingham Networking Reception  06/20/17 

Held at ¡Cantina! 

Mobile-area Networking Reception  06/08/17 

Held at the Oyster House on the Causeway in Mobile. 

Webinar "Patient Engagement Strategies"  05/24/17 

Slides available here.  Watch event recording here

Mazi Rasulnia, President of Pack Health, discusses digital strategies focusing on patient social determinants of health to improve patient health status, reduce re-admissions, advance self-management and increase protocol adherence.  

Mazi Rasulnia is the President of Pack Health: a leading health coaching company that provides personalized education, tools, and support for chronic disease patients. Dr. Rasulnia graduated with a bachelor of science in Biology from the College of William and Mary. He holds a MPH and a MBA from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. Following his masters degree, he completed his PhD in health services administration and a fellowship at the Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education (COERE). 


2017 AL HIMSS Spring Conference 04/19/17 

Presentation slides available - click the title to view: 


Webinar "MACRA: Essential Strategies in Economic Reform"  11/16/16

ACA, MACRA and recent policy has fast-tracked the shift of healthcare payment from volume- to value-based reimbursement. This session will explore the waters of payment transformation through the use of data and essential strategies and technologies associated with alternative payment models (APMs) and the merit-based incentive payment system (MIPS) as set forth under MACRA. Sponsored by C-Spire.

Click here to watch the event recording.  Slides available for download at end of page. 


National Health IT (NHIT) Week 09/26 - 09/30/16

On September 28th, 2016, Governor Robert Bentley signed a proclamation of celebration for the state of Alabama to officially recognize National Health IT Week, September 26 -30, 2016. This proclamation was proposed by the AL HIMSS Chapter to engage the leadership of our state in recognizing the importance and value of health IT in providing care to our citizens. Several AL HIMSS members were present at the proclamation ceremony with Governor Bentley -- pictured left to right above are:

Mark Kilborn, CIO at Springhill Medical Center;  Allen Daniels, Systems Admin at Huntsville Hospital;  Steve Anderson, Director of Revenue Cycle & Ancillary Systems at St. Vincent's Health System;  John West, CTO at Brookwood Baptist Health;  Dr. Chris Davis, CIO/CMIO at Brookwood Baptist Health;  Tiffani Collins, Sr Business Analyst at PointClear Solutions;  Jeremiah Bonde, AL HIMSS Chapter President and Sr Account Executive at The SSI Group, Inc;  Mark Lauteren, CIO at the University of South Alabama Health System;  Dr. Jorge Alsip, CMIO at UAB Health System.  


Webinar "New Hire to Best Hire"  08/26/16

In this webinar, Dr. Claudia Reed DNP, RNC-OB, WHNP will discuss the process of training nursing students and newly hired RNs on the use of electronic health record systems documentation. Hear results and lessons learned from successful nursing education efforts at Infirmary Health.  Sponsored by Ancile Solutions

Click here to watch the event recording.  Slides available for download at end of page


Webinar "Training in a Changing Environment" 06/09/16

Learn how Infirmary Health provided 100,000+ training events for their users in <10 weeks!   Presentation by Bobby Zarr of Infirmary Health.  Sponsored by The  SSI Group

Click here to watch the event recording. 


2016 AL HIMSS Spring Conference

  • Eliminating Barriers to Genuine Health Information -- Arian Bichsel
  • Mixed Synchronicity Remote Engagement -- Dr. Anne-Laura Cook & Will Wright
  • The Role of Telehealth in a Changing World -- Panel Discussion:  Julio Garcia, Dr. Anne-Laura Cook, Ed Honeycutt, Patrick Fisher
  • What Predicting West Nile Virus Taught Us About Revenue Cycle Management -- Damian Mingle
  • Patient Centered Communications -- Brian King

Spring 2014 CEUs

ICD-10 Panel

It’s October 2, Now What? A New Reality for the Industry

Provider Engagement – Getting Docs Excited About ICD-10

CMIO Panel – MU2

MU2 - Better Health Through Healthcare 


 Fall 2013

Alabama MU Status – UAB Health Informatics Program Report

Alabama Health Information Exchange Update 

Stop Being Polite and Start Getting Real About ICD-10

Preparing for Meaningful Use Stage 2

Preparing for ICD-10


Spring 2013

KEYNOTE: The Impact of ACA on AL Stakeholders


MU and Population Health

MU and the Alabama Health Information Exchange 

MU and the Intersection of Hospitals and Physician Practices

IT Security in the MU Era


Webinar - March 21, 2013

Meaningful Use Stages 2 and 3 - Eligible Professionals

Webinar - December 4, 2012
Meaningful Use Stage 1 and Beyond

Fall 2012
Physician Adoption and Ambulatory EMR Lessons Learned
Alabama Health Information Exchange - Get Connected!
CPOE Lessons Learned
Turning Data into Information Assets
Key Note-Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare
Lessons Learned:  Anesthesia Information Management System Implementation

Spring 2012
MU Stage 2 - Ingredients for Achieving Success with eMeasures
Should Hit the Snooze Button on ICD-10
Alabama Health Information Exchange - Get Connected
HIPAA-HITECH and Security in a Changing World

Fall 2010
ICD-9 to ICD-10, The Journey and the Cost
Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Program Final Rule
The Road to Meaningful Use
Giving Meaning to Meaningful Use: Huntsville Hospital’s Perspective
Trends in Workplace Technology
Healthcare Reform Business of Healthcare, Change, and Information Technology
Online Exploitation


Spring 2010
Truly Meaningful Use: National Direction and Electronic Health Records
And the Answer Is?
Landing a 747 while the runway is being built!
A Vision for Healthcare Technology
IT Security in Healthcare – for the fun of it.


Fall 2009
Pre-Conference Session – Healthcare Networking Forum
Medication Reconciliation: A Process Improvement
Revenue Cycle Management - Tools, Workflow, and Reporting
Children’s Hospital and AL Medicaid: Together for Quality
Security & Privacy Governance Issue for a HIE
ARRA Update
Implementing the HIPAA changes from the ARRA of 2009
Health Care at the Point of Care
Medicaid Project and Stimulus Funding: Alabama’s Next Step
Taming Information Management in Healthcare IT with Cloud Archive & Recovery


Fall 2008
Online Exploitation
Enabling Technology
Biomedical Informatics
HIMSS Advocacy
Alabama Medicaid Data Sharing


Fall 2006
Current Topics in Healthcare IT
Knowledge at the "Speed of Right"
My Backup Brain: Use of PDA's in the Clinical Environment

Fall 2005
RHIOS, Plotting the Course to NHIN
HIMSS RHIO Federation
Standing Strong - Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, MS
Regional Health Information Organizations
View our Fall 2005 Seminar Photo Gallery

Spring 2005
HIPAA Security, Are you Ready?
Nursing and Patient Safety
HCA, Inc. Standardization
Leveraging IT towards Enhancing Patient Care
Soft Skills for Hard Times