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Press Release -- August 19th, 2014
Source: OnRamp Access

Austin HIMSS Elects Joshua Berman to Board of Directors

AUSTIN, TX – OnRamp, a leading high security and hybrid hosting services provider headquartered in Austin, Texas, announced today that Marketing Communications Coordinator, Joshua Berman has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Health Information Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Austin Chapter.

HIMSS, a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT) has 54 chapters across the United States including Puerto Rico, Canada, andIndia. The Austin Chapter has a membership of over 500 healthcare and IT professionals.

Responsible for establishing OnRamp’s involvement with HIMSS, both on a national and local level, Berman was elected as Secretary for the 2014-2015 term based on his long-standing commitment to the Austin Chapter. As Secretary, Berman will be responsible for coordinating board meetings, representing the group at chapter meetings and events and participating in activities to promote group awareness and participation. Serving as a trusted advisor on the board, Berman will leverage his years of experience in the IT industry, producing and executing integrated marketing communications strategies designed to reach IT professionals in the technology, healthcare and financial sectors, to assist the group in furthering its goals.

The mission of HIMSS is “to lead change in the healthcare information and management systems field through knowledge sharing, advocacy, collaboration, innovation, and community affiliations.” Austin’s HIMSS Chapter was established in September of 2004 to promote this mission and unite Austin’s leading healthcare professionals from a variety of backgrounds.

Austin HIMSS Board of Directors
July 2014 to June 2015

President: Lillian Prince

Vice President: Emma Cartmell

Secretary: Joshua Berman

Treasurer: Jake Bilich

Program Chair: James Cooley

Membership Co-Chairs: Anne Foley & Kristen Norton

Communications/Web Chair: Dawn Haberkorn

Advocacy Chair: Jack Walker

Sponsor Liaison Chair: Shannon Vogel

Austin HIMSS Chapter meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month and include a lunch & learn educational session to promote the improved understanding of the existing principles of healthcare information and management systems. For more information on the Austin HIMSS Chapter or for details on future events, visit:

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