IntraHealth International launched the iHRIS Foundation to manage the continuing growth of iHRIS while ensuring that community needs are met. IntraHealth International and its staff support the four main assets of the Foundation:
The iHRIS Foundation is guided by the Advisory Council, to help IntraHealth and the larger iHRIS community build upon the success of iHRIS by setting goals and objectives for its future.
The Advisory Council has three main responsibilities:
IntraHealth will ask the Council for guidance and support on core iHRIS Foundation activities, presenting major changes and initiatives to the Council for its feedback, and solicit new ideas from it to improve IntraHealth’s software development and community engagement actions. IntraHealth will give great weight to the Council’s advice and recommendations, and seek ways to directly engage Council members in IntraHealth’s efforts to grow iHRIS influence, usage, and impact.
Advisory Council Composition
The Advisory Council for the iHRIS Foundation will consist of up to 9 individual members who can serve up to three consecutive two-year terms. Members serve as individuals who can provide perspectives from different types of stakeholder organizations, not as representatives of a specific organization.
The initial members of the Advisory Council include:
Future members will be proposed by the Council itself and the iHRIS community as a whole.
Advisory Council Activities
The members of the Advisory Council will support the Foundation by providing technical leadership, community know-how, industry acumen and legal guidance through two core activities:
Attending six meetings a year, usually held every other month via teleconference:
Spending 2-4 hours a month outside the calls on efforts supporting the iHRIS Foundation:
Council members will not be compensated for their time, however, travel and incidental expenses may be reimbursed to offset the direct costs of their participation.
If you’d like to join the Advisory Council and provide technical leadership, community know-how, industry acumen and legal advice, or want more information about the Council, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org