IFMBE CED is a registered partner of the U.S. National Health IT (NHIT) Week to be held from September 23rd to September 27th, 2019. On behalf of NHIT Week, we share the following information with interested professionals.
U.S. National Health IT Week is a nationwide action week focused on catalyzing change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology. Founded by HIMSS and the Institute for e-Policy in 2006, the weeklong celebration comprises partner-driven activities and events led by the efforts of national health stakeholders. Participants include the administration; congressional, federal and state agencies; providers; non-profit organizations and more.
In Washington, DC and beyond, stakeholders collaborate toward actionable outcomes that demonstrate the power that information and technology have to transform health in the U.S. and around the globe.U.S. National Health IT Week is September 23-27, 2019.
IFMBE Clinical Engineering Division is a Partner of the nationwide action week focused on catalyzing change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology. There is no better time for the health IT community to come together and take action to transform health in the U.S. and around the globe.
You as well can participate as a partner event during NHIT Week, here's how:
- Partner Events: We welcome all Partners to host an event during NHIT Week. Events can be of any format including educational, networking, in-person, virtual, invite-only, etc. You can easily submit your event details via the online form to post your event on the NHIT week website. Please share your activities with us so we can better track Partner engagement.
- Take Action: Start thinking about how your organization, or you and your colleagues as individuals, will take action during U.S. NHIT Week. This could be recognition events or awareness campaigns within your community, encouraging legislative action, sharing your #IHeartHIT Stories, social media campaigns, or other new ideas.
- Share your #IHeartHIT Story: How have you seen information and technology make a positive impact on your community, your health or a family member's health journey? Tell us about your experience.
- Post to social media. Share why U.S. National Health IT Week is important to you and how you're supporting it with your friends and followers. Need some inspiration? Check out our social media guide.
- Discover trends and opportunities. Explore the role of health IT modernization in the smart communities-cities movement with our How Smart Is Your Community? webinar.
- Want to see what others are doing to celebrate? Explore the events calendar.
- Join forces with local HIMSS Chapters: Get involved and support proclamations and resolutions, advocacy at state capitals, and local meetings with state legislators.
- Organize a watch party: Grab your colleagues to watch the smart city webinar or one of several other virtual events during the week.
- Finalize your outreach plan: Make sure your network knows how you’re supporting healthy communities, as well as how they can take action as individuals.