Muzna Mirza, has been awarded the 2006-07 Healthlink Scholarship by the HIMSS Foundation. She is the second SHP Health Informatics student to win this prestigious award from the The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
HIMSS is the healthcare industry's membership organization exclusively focused on providing global leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare. Founded in 1961 with offices in Chicago, Washington D.C., Brussels, and other locations across the United States and Europe, HIMSS represents more than 20,000 individual members and over 300 corporate members that collectively represent organizations employing millions of people. HIMSS frames and leads healthcare public policy and industry practices through its advocacy, educational and professional development initiatives designed to promote information and management systems’ contributions to ensuring quality patient care.
HIMSS members include executives CEOs, CIOs, COOs and other senior executives, IT technical staff, physicians, nurses, consultants, attorneys, financial advisors, technology vendors, academicians, management engineers, students—in fact, professionals across the entire spectrum of the healthcare IT industry.