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April 12 - 13 | Belterra Casino Resort & Spa | Florence, IN

CALL FOR PRESENTATION ABSTRACTS – Deadline: January 15, 2018

  1. Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society invites you to share your knowledge by presenting at their 2018 conference.

Presentations that highlight activities within and across KY and the boundary states are welcome. Presentations should focus on sharing relevant content such as providing expertise on a topic or detailing a particular case study and demonstrating lessons learned as opposed to commercial promotion. Multiple submissions are welcome.


Suggested topic areas for consideration:

  • Clinical Informatics & Clinical Engagement

  • Data Analytics/Clinical & Business Intelligence

  • Process Improvement/Workflow/Change Management

  • Security

  • Interoperability/Adaptability

  • Other



Abstracts will be evaluated against each of these criteria:

  • Quality of the abstract (merit, style, relevance)

  • Educational potential – the presentation should be focused on providing relevant content such as built around a case study or detailing an improvement process

  • Presentations by vendor companies should be accompanied by a provider organization

  • Absence of commercial promotion (products and services) – these abstracts will not be considered.

  1. will be notified of abstract selections in early February.



If the presentation is accepted, the presenter(s) will receive a complimentary full conference registration. Limit two (2) presenters per presentation.
Note: Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter of HIMSS does not reimburse for hotel, travel, meals or other presentation-related expenses.


Click here to submit your abstract for consideration.


*** Bluegrass Kentucky HIMSS Chapter reserves the right to cancel an event due to weather, attendance or unforeseen circumstances beyond our control. You are entitled to a full refund of the event fee. We are not responsible for travel fees, or any expenses incurred by you as a result of such cancellation.


The Bluegrass HIMSS Chapter would like to recognize past President and Boad Member, Randy McCleese for being named the 2017 John E. Gall Jr. CIO of the Year award.