GETTYSBURG, Pa. (October 24, 2021) — OPEN MINDS has announced Health Information Management Systems (HiMS) as a bronze-level partner for the 2021-2022 OPEN MINDS Executive Institute Series. Aiming to help provider organizations leverage technology for strategic advantage, HiMS and OPEN MINDS will collaborate on a series of educational pieces focusing on data-driven decision making and interoperability in electronic health records reporting. The first of these, is set to release in early 2022.

“HiMS is dedicated to transforming the integrated health care experience one end user at a time and OPEN MINDS provides an ideal platform for us to continue executing on this mission,” said Khalid Al-Maskari, founder and CEO of HiMS. “Our intelligent approach to electronic health records put us in a unique position to share our hard-won knowledge and become a valuable resource to the industry.”

“We are delighted to have HiMS become part of the OPEN MINDS Executive Institute Series,” said Monica E. Oss, Chief Executive Officer of OPEN MINDS. “I’m pleased to announce this exciting partnership, particularly as the behavioral health market continues to transform and rely on integrated care and electronic health record solutions for improved outcomes.”

As part of the bronze-level collaboration, HiMS is an underwriting sponsor of five OPEN MINDS Executive Institutes taking place across 2021 and 2022, including:

About HiMS

Health Information Management Systems (HiMS) is a national company headquartered in Tucson, Arizona that designs Electronic Health Records (EHR) software to transform the integrated health care experience.  HiMS creates innovative solutions that lead to better outcomes, lower costs and higher-quality care.  The company sets itself apart from its competitors by harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to -iImprove clinical documentation and decision support. More information is available at


OPEN MINDS is an award-winning information source, executive education provider, and business solutions firm specializing in the behavioral health and human service field. For thirty years, we’ve been pioneers for change – helping organizations implement the transformational business practices they need to succeed in an evolving market with new policies and regulations.

OPEN MINDS is powered by a national team of experienced executives and subject matter experts with specific expertise and experience in markets of the health and human service field serving complex consumers. Our mission is to improve the quality of care for individuals with complex support needs by improving the effectiveness of those serving them – provider organizations, payer and insurance organizations, government agencies, pharmaceutical organizations, and technology firms. Learn more at

COVID-19 Risk Management Plan August 11, 2021

We are excited to return to sunny southern California for The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute at the picturesque Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa, August 23-26, 2021. To help plan your in-person attendance, visit for a schedule of events happening throughout the week.

The resurgence of the COVID Delta variant has certainly created new challenges for the country and for our families. Fortunately, the available COVID vaccinations have been very successful in preventing symptomatic infections and illness. But I did want to let you know that our team at OPEN MINDS is committed to making our executive events as safe as possible and have an active risk management plan in place. I wanted to share with you the key elements of our plan:

We will continue to monitor any changes in the CDC recommendations for the continued safety of the public. If you have any concerns or questions, feel free to reach out to a member of our team at or by phone at 877-350-6463. We look forward to seeing you at The 2021 OPEN MINDS Management Best Practices Institute.

Monica E. Oss
Chief Executive Officer

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