N/CFHIMSS Northern Meeting


North/Central Florida HIMSS Fall Meeting
Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Tallahassee
Friday, October 22, 2004
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Pre-Meeting Social Gathering: Thursday, October 21, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
FSU University Center Club at Doak Campbell Stadium
Open to All Current and Prospective HIMSS Members at No Charge

Join us in Tallahassee for our first meeting in the Big Bend/Panhandle area! We promise a relaxing Friday of education and networking with your colleagues. Our meetings always get high evaluations from attendees. Come out, meet your board, and learn more about our HIMSS chapter. And see below to learn more about our pre-meeting social gathering on Thursday evening, October 21.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Where else can you get a full day of education, food, and networking with your peers for $10?

We have applied to offer HIMSS CEUs for holders of the CPHIMS and CHS credentials. We were pleased to offer this for our most recent meeting and hope to be approved once again.

Note: recommended dress for both functions is business casual.


9:00 – 9:30

Registration and Continental Breakfast 

Steve Friedman, CFHIMSS Treasurer
Dick Rauber, CFHIMSS President

9:30 –10:30

Exploring IT Infrastructure - Who, What, When, and How

Nir Menachemi, PhD, MPH, Family Medicine
Robert Brooks, MD, Family Medicine
FSU College of Medicine - Tallahassee, FL

10:30 – 11:30

IT OutsourcingCharlie Snell, President
Tulmel Systems, Inc. - Melbourne, FL

11:30 – 1:00

Lunch and Networking


1:00 – 2:00

Positively Impacting Your Revenue Cycle with the Right Tools

Christi Rushnell, Director of Information Systems
Health First - Rockledge, FL

2:00 – 3:00

Advocacy Update – Florida and Federal Healthcare Information Infrastructure

FHA Representative – Tallahassee, FL
arol Selvey, MHSA, Director Client Relations SoftMed Systems, Inc. - Silver Spring, MD


Chapter Update and Wrap-UpDick Rauber, CFHIMSS President


We require online registration and pre-payment to reduce the time our volunteer CFHIMSS board members spend writing receipts and maintaining attendee lists.

Please register under your own name, rather than as a department secretary or assistant. We make name badges in advance from the registration list.

We must provide an attendee count to TMH Catering by October 15. We regret that we cannot guarantee meals for anyone registering after that date. We respectfully ask that you register if attending and attend if registering. Your understanding is greatly appreciated.

We look forward to seeing you in Tallahassee!

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare
1300 Miccosukee Road

Tallahassee, Florida 32308

Mapquest directions:


Campus directions from the parking deck
As you enter the Medical Center from the Parking Deck, the elevators will be on your left. Take the elevator to the ground floor/Atrium and follow signs to Elevator B (near the cafeteria).
Take the Elevator to Level 1. Head down the long hall towards Bixle Emergency Center. The Auditorium will be on your left near the end of the hall (before the hall turns left).

Please join us for a pre-meeting social event!
You are invited to join us at our special Thursday night welcome reception from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. as we enjoy cocktails and appetizers at the Florida State University's University Center Club at Doak Campbell Stadium, a premiere private club in an amazing setting. Meet some of your fellow attendees, speakers, sponsors, and chapter board members overlooking the football home of the FSU Seminoles, where we will enjoy drinks on the patio and pre-meeting socializing. All members and prospective HIMSS members are invited to attend at no charge as our way of welcoming you to our first Big Bend/Panhandle N/CFHIMSS meeting. Please RSVP to Tim Dotson by Monday, October 18 so we can turn in an accurate catering count. Here are precise directions.

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare map

Thanks to our N/CFHIMSS sponsors, who make our events possible
Platinum Level

Gold Level
SCC Soft Computer

Silver Level


Name Sales End Price
General attendee Ended $10

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