Benefits of Membership
a unique, neutral forum that represents the interests of the
many sectors of the healthcare community
NCHICA members represent: hospitals and clinics;
medical practices; professional societies and nonprofit associations;
national, state and local health agencies; health plans; law
firms; healthcare and IT consulting firms/vendors; health
education and training providers; and research organizations.
There are few organizations in the country that bring together
such diverse members of the healthcare community.
Become a part of a nationally recognized,
NCHICA's involvement in the Nationwide Health Information Network
(NwHIN) and the Health Information Security & Privacy Collaboration
(HISPC) projects, along with its exemplary work on the Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), have made it a national resource
for health information exchange and HIPAA compliance information.
common problems and work toward solutions
Why work alone or
"re-invent the wheel" when you can work with your
peers? NCHICA provides a unique opportunity for members to
meet on a regular basis with others who do the same job and
share the same day-to-day concerns. The Privacy & Security
Officials Workgroup, the Transactions, Code Sets & Identifiers
Workgroup, and the CIO Roundtable are just a few examples
of active workgroups.
a difference and drive change in the healthcare industry
committees, workgroups and task forces are involved in numerous
activities to accelerate the adoption of information technology
and enabling policies.
with your peers and gain professional development
employees of NCHICA member organizations can participate in
NCHICA's committees, task forces and workgroups. Meetings
are free and provide excellent opportunities to network with
peers and grow professionally.
entitles you to access our online directory of over 230
member organizations and 1,600 individuals. The directory
is searchable by last name or organization, and provides the
most current contact information on NCHICA members.
informed with our NCHICA Update newsletter
members receive an e-newsletter that features the latest information
on NCHICA activities and membership, as well as links to articles
and publications of interest and upcoming industry events.
You can also learn about what other NCHICA members are doing.
your organization in the NCHICA
Members can submit press releases and other newsworthy
items for inclusion in the NCHICA Update, which reaches
an audience of over 1,600.
Members receive substantial discounts on registration
and exhibiting fees at the Annual Conference and and other events.