After several years of commitment to the Maryland Chapter of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), Kyle Swarts has been named as a new Board of Director. As a veteran leader in the healthcare IT industry, Kyle will serve as the Outreach Committee Chair and Marketing & Communications Committee Co-Chair. Within his first few months in the Outreach Chair position, he launched and will continue to manage the Maryland HIMSS Charity Program, supporting organizations in the region that leverage technology to support the health and well-being of the communities they serve. During his tenure, he will also assist with marketing the organization, its members and events while gaining traction with sponsoring organizations.
“We are thrilled that Kyle was selected as a member of the MD HIMSS. His passion for and commitment to the healthcare IT industry is admirable and will be a direct benefit to the organization and its Board of Directors,” says Scott Ketchen, President and Managing Partner, RoundTable Strategic Solutions. “Kyle is a true representation of the RoundTable brand. He shares incredible professional experience and accomplishments, as well as a sense of community and commitment to growing the Health IT profession. We couldn’t be prouder!”
A full list of the MDHIMSS Board of Directors can be found here.
HIMSS North America, a business unit within HIMSS, positively transforms health and healthcare through the best use of information technology in the United States and Canada. As a cause-based non-profit, HIMSS North America provides thought leadership, community building, professional development, public policy, and events. HIMSS North America represents 64,000 individual members, 640 corporate members, and over 450 non-profit organizations. Thousands of volunteers work with HIMSS to improve the quality, cost-effectiveness, access, and value of healthcare through IT. Major initiatives within HIMSS North America include the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, National Health IT Week, HIMSS Innovation Center, HIMSS Interoperability Showcases™, HIMSS Health IT Value Suite, and ConCert by HIMSS™.
About Maryland HIMSS Chapter
The Maryland Chapter of HIMSS is the state-wide, locally driven group of professionals with a focus on information technology in healthcare. With over 2000 members, the chapter provides several educational events and networking forums annually, while regularly convening important industry discussions with local, state and federal agencies. For the last five years, the Maryland Chapter has received the HIMSS National designation for Recognition of Advocacy Award.