Section 1. Classes of Membership. The Association shall have two (2) classes of Members: Personal and Organizational.
Section 2. Qualifications & Criteria for Membership. The Board of Directors (hereinafter referred to as the “Council”) establishes qualifications and criteria for Membership.
Any person or organization interested in the mission of the Association is considered a member upon payment of the annual dues to the Association.
The Membership year is for a period of twelve months beginning the first of the month following the date in which the dues are received. Membership is non-transferable and non-refundable.
2.1 Personal Members
Personal Members are of the following classes:
Regular Members: Individuals who are not employed in the hospital and information delivery organizations;
2.2. Organizational Members.
Organization members shall designate one member of the organization as their representative. The schedule of dues and bundled personal memberships for hospital and Hospital System members is found in
Section VI of the Financial Policies Manual.
b. Hospital Systems
c. Hospital /Information Science
d. For-Profit Organizations
e. Not-for Profit Organizations
f. Friends of Hospital Groups
g. Affiliate Organizations
Only Organizational Members of the Association shall have the right to vote, hold office, or serve on a committee.
2.3. Additional Opportunities for Either Membership Class.
The following enhancements are available for Members of either class:
a. Members of the Association may designate their primary Section of the Association, with 25% of their annual dues being allocated to the designated Section. Members may elect to join more than one Section. A fee determined by the Council will be paid for each additional Section joined.
b. Members may join as many Roundtables as they choose. A fee determined by the Council will be paid for each Roundtable joined.
Section 3. Dues & Membership Year. The Council of the Association shall establish the dues for each category and class of Membership. The Membership year is for a period of twelve months, beginning the first of the month in which Membership dues are received by the Association.
Organizational Members $100.00
Personal Members $40.00
Regular menbers will received a membership Card that will give them access to all the services offer by the foundation at a discount price