The Representative Authority
Since 2006 theEuropean
Association of Healthcare IT
Managers (HITM) is established as the
pan-European umbrella organisation of relevant national health managers and healh-IT
associations. HITM is committed to increase the professional authority and
responsibility of CIOs and healthcare IT managers and to represent them to international
institutions and associations.
It is commonly agreed that It is of fundamental importance to unify the
basic strengths of healthcare IT professionals at European and international
levels. Therefore some of HITM’s goals are:
establish common healthcare IT management standards, policies and strategies at
EU and international levels;
increase the visibility of the importance and role of IT management in
educate key policy makers, industry players and the general public of the
benefits of IT healthcare management and
promote cross-collaboration within healthcare management sectors.
important attempt can only be successful with the wide cooperation of all
different stakeholder communities. Therefore HITM is open to all different kinds of members organisations, as long as they agree to support HITMs goals.
Board of the European Association of Healthcare IT Managers
Prof. Dr. Josep M. Picas, President
Miroslav Madjaric, B.Sc.E.E, Ph.D., Vice-President
University Hospital Center Zagreb
Chief Information Officer
Mag. Christian Marolt, Secretary General
Levels of Membership in the European Association of Healthcare IT Managers
As the only pan-European non-profit association dedicated to CIOs and healthcare IT managers, the European Association of Healthcare IT Managers (HITM) offers its members unique opportunities to:
- Participate in advocacy groups that impact EU healthcare IT legislation.
- Network with other healthcare IT industry leaders.
- Share your knowledge with industry peers.
- Learn industry best practices and standards.
- Attend the HITM Annual General Assembly, Congress and other special events.
are comprised of national healthcare IT management associations, medical informatics associations and others where CIOs and healthcare IT managers are present. With the opportunity to nominate one representative to the" HITM Annual General Assembly", this representative has the power to speak and vote on HITM priorities and organisational objectives, fundamental advocacy efforts, election of the Executive Members and the Board, and much more.
Associate Members are representatives from healthcare organisations, with the opportunity to speak, but not vote, at the HITM Annual General Assembly. Associate members will also have the chance to elect one member to represent them in the Executive Members group.
Individual Members are directly involved with healthcare IT, with the opportunity to elect one member with the power to vote at the HITM Annual General Assembly. Individual members will also have the chance to elect one member to represent them in the Executive Members group and/or Board.
Corporate Members are representatives from corporations engaged in supplying products and services to the healthcare IT sector. While corporate members may attend the Annual General Assembly, they do not have the power to speak or vote. However, Corporate members may elect one member from the Diamond Supporters to represent them in the Executive Members group.
Membership in HITM consists of four levels:
- FULL MEMBERS
- ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
- INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS
- CORPORATE MEMBERS
For more information or to join HITM, please send an e-mail to [email protected]