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 Rachel Marano, GIC-HIMSS Sponsorship, at 773-633-3448, or Rick Spatafore, GIC-HIMSS Sponsorship, at 630-786-8063, with any questions or comments. Thank you for your support!

Current Chapter Sponsors

GIC Platinum Sponsors

Konica Minolta NetApp
Konica Minolta is an industry leading, broad spectrum provider of healthcare IT solutions.  While prominently known for copier, printer and medical imaging hardware, Konica Minolta has expanded offerings to include a much wider range of technology and services including a Telemedicine platform, Enterprise Content Management (ECM), secure data transmission and storage soltuions as well as a multitude of other technology in the document management and output realm.  Add to this list HIPAA consulting, assessment and training services and Konica Minolta shows why they're a leader in the healthcare IT space. Meet your healthcare Big Data challenges with innovative storage solutions from NetApp. Manage, share, and secure petabytes of patient data. Lower Cost and Complexity of Healthcare Big Data. New technologies, increasing regulations, and the move to EHR and EMR are creating massive amounts of healthcare data. NetApp healthcare solutions can help you reduce storage management and complexity, transform clinical workflows, and lower the TCO of your data storage environment.


GIC Elite Sponsors

  Chicago Office Technology Group (COTG)
 Chicago Office Technology Group (COTG) provides Managed Print Services throughout the great state of Illinois and nationwide. With over forty years of combined experience, the exclusive Healthcare Team has expanded to offer unique solutions outside of the general scope of most “copier” solution providers. COTG, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Xerox Corporation who to best serve its clients has developed elite partnerships with Hewlett-Packard and Dell amongst others. Its dedicated Healthcare team has a deep understanding of both the clinical and non clinical aspects of your business and its contracts are adapted to accommodate your ever changing, 24-7 environment.  Headquartered in local Bolingbrook, Illlinois COTG currently partners with over 50 hospitals in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. 
 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.
 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.
 Optum® is a health services and innovation company. OUR MISSION: To help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone. We are tackling the biggest challenges in health care by partnering across the entire system. Together, we are transforming health care for a better future for everyone we serve. Our partners choose us for our combination of unique capabilities.
 Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton and LifeLock product suites to protect their digital lives at home and across their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats.


GIC Premier Sponsors