Puerto Rico Chapter of HIMSS

Welcome - Bienvenido! 

The Puerto Rico Chapter of the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of healthcare through the intelligent use of information technology. Our organization provides its members a forum for the exchange of ideas while promoting continuing education and cooperation among similar organizations in the area of ​​healthcare.
If you are not a member, we invite you to join our organization, visiting:Memberships
By becoming a member of HIMSS, and the local chapter in Puerto Rico you will have the opportunity to participate as a volunteer in one of the chapters many committees. You will also have access to many educational and professional development resources as well as networking events.


To become the recognized leader of transformation in the area of health information  systems and management in Puerto Rico  through knowledge sharing , advocacy, collaboration, innovation , education, and community affiliations. 


To promote best practices in information systems and management to improve healthcare.


Board Members


President: Jose L. Abrams
President Elect: Herman Monserrate, CPHIMS
Treasurer: Laura Morales
Secretary: Claudia Mendez Diaz
Advocacy & Community Chair: Ivy Barnes, CPHIMS
VP Communicatons: Janet Villanueva
Janet Villanueva
Past-President: Luis Ramirez
Membership Chair: Eliezer Melendez


Sponsorship Chair: Ismael Stella
Programs Chair: Carlos Rodriguez
Health Information Exchange Liaison: Axel Arroyo, MD, CPHIMS