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The Georgia Chapter of HIMSS would like to thank our Chapter Sponsors for their generous support. Sponsors help underwrite our events, keeping member attendance costs low. To learn about being a sponsor please Click Here or contact Gina Haylett or Monty Green, Sponsorship Co-Chairs @ sponsors@gahimss.org.

Elite Level Annual Sponsors

As a healthcare management consulting firm, Beacon Partners provides organizations with advisory services to improve operational, clinical and financial performance. With our strategic approach and deep experience, Beacon Partners helps organizations navigate healthcare challenges and optimize their potential to deliver the highest level of patient care.
Brookmeade Healthcare has been serving healthcare providers across the US with their software needs since 1998. Our clients range from independent community hospitals to large academic health systems. Our services include Project Management, Implementation, Optimization, Integration, Training, and Support. Our team stays up-to-date on the latest software and upgrades through continuous education, so we can provide world-class service to our clients. We specialize in the following vendor environments: Epic, McKesson, Siemens, Cerner, Allscripts, & Lawson.
CDW Healthcare is a leading provider of technology solutions focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. Working closely with more than 15,000 healthcare organizations nationwide, its customers range from small rural providers to large integrated delivery networks. The dedicated healthcare team leverages the expertise of CDW technology specialists and engineers to deliver best-in-class solutions from data center infrastructure through to point of patient care.

Comcast Business is a leading provider of information and communications products and services with hundreds of thousands of business customers across the country. Our Business Services deliver the technology and innovative solutions that give businesses the advantage they need to be successful. With Internet speeds up to 100 megabits per second, scalable Ethernet solutions that exchange data quickly, safely and securely, voice lines, cost-effective PRI Trunks, and informative and affordable digital television and HDTV packages, Comcast Business offers a complete suite of services for companies of all shapes and sizes. www.business.comcast.com

Intel helps enable coordinated, customized care by contributing to the creation of an interoperable health IT infrastructure that connects people to the information they need to increase productivity, streamline data sharing and workflows, and enhance collaboration for better decision making and improved outcomes across the planet.

Jvion is a healthcare technology company addressing the financial and operational impacts resulting from mandated reforms and compliance activities. We offer a suite of Big Data-enabled software solutions to reduce the financial impact and burden of the ICD-10 conversion while helping providers protect their revenues from increased financial waste associated with mandated changes and increased payor scrutiny.

Jvion’s solutions are powered by our proprietary Bonobo Big Data Platform™, which detects otherwise hidden patterns of risk. It is through these predictive modeling capabilities that we help hospitals reduce losses affordably and in a patient-centered way. This means that providers get to keep more of their revenues so they can focus on what they do best­ - deliver care.

The Metro Atlanta Chamber works to attract the best companies and jobs in the hottest industry sectors. Atlanta and Georgia are already powerhouses for the rapidly growing bioscience and health IT industries, and your company can grow with us. The bioscience industry supports more than 94,000 jobs in Georgia and delivers an annual economic impact of $20 billion. The health IT industry in Georgia leads the nation with more than 250 companies and nearly 30,000 jobs. Seven top Atlanta health IT companies report close to $4 billion in annual revenue. As the national economy rebounds, Atlanta has the potential to create thousands more jobs per year in these sectors. For more information, please contact David Hartnett, Vice President, Bioscience-Health IT Industry Development at dhartnett@macoc.com or 404-586-8443 or visit www.healthIT.metroatlantachamber.com.





QTS (Quality Technology Services) is a leading national provider of data center solutions and fully managed services for enterprise businesses. The company offers a complete, unique portfolio of core data center services, including custom data center, colocation and cloud services, providing the flexibility, scale and security needed to support the rapidly evolving infrastructure demands of web and IT applications. QTS owns, operates and manages over 3 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 800 customers.
Thompson Technologies is an Atlanta-based, precision IT staffing firm providing high-quality services that enable organizations to quickly and effectively respond to changes in workforce demands. Our unwavering integrity and proven ability to deliver exceptional IT talent has resulted in long-term relationships with a wide range of clients who recognize Thompson Technologies as a trusted partner genuinely invested in their success.
Premier Level Annual Sponsors
AirWatch is the leader in enterprise-grade mobility management and security solutions. More than 8,000 customers across the world trust AirWatch to manage their most valuable assets: their mobile devices. Our highly scalable solution provides an integrated, real-time view of an entire fleet of corporate, employee-owned and shared iPads, iPhones, Androids, Toughbooks and more. With AirWatch, healthcare IT can automate the management and tracking of all mobile assets; reduce the cost and effort of device deployments; improve the technical support experience for device users; and enable and enforce IT security and compliance policies that secure the device and its data.
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Ciena is the network specialist. We collaborate with healthcare customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete.Ciena leverages its deep expertise in packet and optical networking and distributed software automation to deliver solutions for building next-generation networks. We provide the network specialization needed to help you seamlessly access critical data, interconnect resources, transfer massive imaging files, and meet compliance requirements over one highly reliable and scalable network­ultimately improving patient safety and quality of care.  Ciena gives you an IT foundation you can trust­optimizing critical healthcare processes and applications through deep expertise and ultra-reliable next-generation networking to increase your versatility, accelerate information flow, and enable the delivery of advanced medical services with precision. For more information, visit www.ciena.com.
TEKsystems is one of the nations largest IT Services firms and we support our healthcare clients through various service offerings to help them increase patient outcomes through technology. Our clients can count on us as a single provider for services spanning the entire healthcare IT lifecycle, including legacy modernization, ICD-10, EMR, HIPAA, Data/BI and Staff Augmentation. We provide services to over 500 healthcare specific clients around the country and we deploy over 4,500 HIT consultants each year.

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