GIC Chapter Sponsorship Program   

GIC HIMSS appreciates the contributions of sponsors to help offset the cost of chapter programs. GIC-HIMSS has implemented a flexible sponsorship program that allows companies and/or organizations to align with their marketing goals. The levels offer varying benefits designed to improve the awareness of our sponsors in the healthcare information management and technology community.

Please contact Sponsorship.greaterillinois@HIMSSchapter.org.  Thank you for your support!

Current Chapter Sponsors

GIC Founder Sponsors

314e Commvault
314e Corporation is a full-service Healthcare ONLY Information Technology solutions and services company headquartered in Fremont, CA with a regional office in Blue Bell, PA.
Since 2004, 314e has helped over 150 healthcare providers across the country with IT Advisory, EHR, business and departmental application implementation and support, Business Intelligence, Integration and Interoperability, as well as Security and Infrastructure services. To learn more about 314e, visit, www.314e.com.
Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management solutions, helping healthcare organizations worldwide handle massive volumes of data, meet compliance requirements and deliver quality patient care through its single integrated platform. More than 2,000 healthcare customers depend on Commvault to manage and protect their critical business and clinical data.
Persistent IGEL
Persistent Systems builds software that drives the business of our customers; serving software product companies and enterprises with software at the core of their digital transformation. 

IGEL is the world leader in providing software-defined endpoint optimization and control solutions for cloud and virtualized workspaces. The company’s world-leading software products include IGEL OS™, IGEL UD Pocket™ (UDP) and Universal Management Suite™ (UMS). These solutions comprise a more secure, manageable and cost-effective endpoint management and control platform across nearly any x86 device. Easily acquired via just two feature-rich software offerings, — Workspace Edition and Enterprise Management Pack — IGEL software presents outstanding value per investment. Additionally, IGEL’s German engineered endpoint solutions deliver the industry’s best warranty (5 years), support (3 years after end of life) and management functionality. IGEL enables enterprises to save vast amounts of money by extending the useful life of their existing endpoint devices while precisely controlling all devices running IGEL OS as well as Windows OS from a single dashboard interface. IGEL has offices worldwide and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit www.igel.com.

Founded in 1989, STL Communications, Inc. has focused on evolving with the constantly changing landscape of technology and telecommunications. With expertise in voice, networking, video collaboration, data storage, nursecall and virtualization, STL is committed to providing customized technology solutions for customers in business, education and healthcare and across all industries. At STL Communications, we make technology easy.   

GIC Elite Sponsors

Connection is the only IT Solutions provider that provides hard evidence of cost savings while helping healthcare organizations prepare for this rapidly changing environment of reform. We provide innovative solutions to increase agility in the infrastructure and enable secure communications and information sharing throughout the continuum of care while reducing complexity in both the information management, support and the IT procurement processes. Connection is currently a contracted IT supplier of Premier, Novation, VHA, UHC, Amerinet and Provista allowing you to leverage the purchased services teams that you trust while providing our clients with a team of specialists with years of experience in Storage, Networking, Unified Communications, Licensing, Managed Services, Point of Care device selection and Strategic Sourcing. We design sustainable technology solutions that work for healthcare We provide resources to install and support for care providers that do not close.  We save you money in an environment where care providers are forced to do more with less.
TEKsystems Healthcare Services is dedicated to providing workforce planning, human capital management, professional technology services to the healthcare industry. Utilizing our suite of services, including EHR Implementation Support, ICD-10 Support and Data Services for Business Intelligence, Reporting and Data Warehousing, we help healthcare organizations accomplish critical initiatives related to meaningful use, compliance, analytics, network transformation and revenue cycle management. With more than 700 healthcare clients and 7,000 healthcare IT professionals deployed annually, we have the industry expertise to help solve complex clinical, business IT and HIT challenges.


AHEAD is a consulting company that helps enterprises transform how and where they run applications and infrastructure. From strategy, to implementation, to ongoing optimization services, we create tailored cloud solutions for enterprises at all stages of the cloud journey. Every company is evaluating how to apply the cloud operating model to their business, both on and off-premise, and we offer our expertise by building enterprise cloud solutions that bridge this gap. We combine the latest capabilities in virtualization, containerization, and hyper/converged infrastructure to bring cloud-like performance to your data center – while managing the critical touch points with the rest of your enterprise cloud. Most importantly, AHEAD leads with the outcome in mind, taking into account the entire security ecosystem encompassing not only tools, but how processes leverage those tools to achieve outcomes of security and policy compliance.














 GIC Premier Sponsors