Nebraska Chapter of HIMSS

Welcome to Nebraska HIMSS!


I am excited to represent the HIMSS Nebraska Chapter as President for the coming term. I come to this role with over 30 years of experience in healthcare technology and currently serve as the Health Statistics Administrator for the State of Nebraska. As an active member of the Nebraska HIMSS chapter for many years, I am looking forward to working alongside a talented and dedicated team of professionals who share my passion for health IT. Please take a moment to get to know them.

If you'd like to join us in leading the healthcare IT conversation, please consider volunteering or joining the conversation online!

I look forward to see you at an upcoming chapter event! Until then, have a look around our site and imagine the ways you could help us make a difference by joining us in our mission.

Connie Ganz, MHA, BS, RN
HIMSS Nebraska Chapter President

Nebraska HIMSS Webinar: "How the Focus on Patient Experience Affects Outcomes"

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 12:00 to 13:00

Join Nebraska HIMSS and Atos' Mary Sirois for a one-hour webinar


"How the Focus on Patient Experience Affects Outcomes"

Presenter: Mary Sirois

Mary Sirois has over 25 years of healthcare experience and now focuses on promoting innovation and transformation related to the industry’s evolution in effectively managing population health and delivering value-based care.

A physical therapist by clinical background, and a strong clinical transformation and informatics leadership background, she helps organizational leaders leverage their digital technologies to create new business models to improve care quality, reduce costs and engage the patient and enable to provider and clinician.

Spring Symposium to be Rescheduled

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Nebraska HIMSS Spring Symposium originally scheduled for May 12-13, 2020 in Omaha will be rescheduled at a later date. Some important information for you with regard to this decision:

  • If you have already registered and paid for this event, you can expect a full refund via Paypal, directly to the payment method on file.
  • Please remember to contact the hotel where you may have reserved accommodations to notify them of the need to cancel.
  • Stay tuned for our announcement of a new date for this event and do all that you can to keep you and your family healthy and safe.
  • If you have any questions or concerns about your registration details, please contact us.

Our thoughts are with our colleagues and friends who are working tirelessly during this challenging time to keep us all safe. Thank you for everything you have done and will do in the coming days.


Uncertain if your IT infrastructure can support a remote workforce, telemedicine and a dramatically increased patient load? Nebraska HIMSS' sponsor Nutanix is offering a series of webinars during the month of April, sharing best practices and solutions to help navigate these challenging times.