NHIT Week Day Four: Twitter Discussions, Education, and Best Practices

On Thursday, National Health IT Week continues to bring voices together in discussing how health IT continues to transform lives. Over the last three days, thought leaders, advocates, industry partners have hosted education programming, award presentations, and webinars. The next two days promise to deliver continued excitement and education.

Today’s activities include:

10 Best Practices for Clinical Data Migration: University Radiology

Managing legacy PACS is a complex challenge, often resulting in lost time and resources – yet few solutions satisfy the need for long term archiving and protection with the need for accessibility. Register today for the webinar, “10 Best Practices for Clinical Data Migration: University Radiology” to learn how University Radiology, the largest provider of subspecialty radiology and teleradiology services in NJ, underwent a PACS migration and consolidation project to solve their data challenges.

NeHII Annual Meeting Review Webinar

NeHII is offering a webinar featuring an overview of the presentations given by national HIE experts and local stakeholders at NeHII’s Annual Meeting. The presentation includes an overview of the State of Nebraska Business Plan, summary of PDMP legislation, HIE strategies from the Arizona HIE, industry secrets about medication history from DrFirst, updates on grant activities, and review of the platform migration work and provisioning/training processes. RSVP to to participate.

Florida Event Notification Webinar

Florida's Event Notification Service provides real-time information on patients utilizing hospital and emergency room services. Join us for this presentation to learn about how this service is changing patient management.

CNFL HIMSS - Successful Transformation of Health IT in Florida

In honor of NHIT Week, we will be hosting an event spotlighting Florida Health Systems that have successfully achieved HIMSS Analytics Level 7 on the Electronic Medical Record Adoption Model (EMRAM)SM as well as discussing the future of health IT career opportunities. Additionally, we will be recognizing veterans and woman leaders in IT.

Successful Transformation of Health IT in Florida

Here is the schedule for today’s event:

11:45 am – 1 pm: Registration, Lunch and Networking

1-3:30 pm: General Session​: Celebration and Recognition of Stage 7 Hospital Achievements in Florida; Outstanding Health IT Careers and Opportunities for Women and Veterans; HIMSS Career Research Reports, University Programs and Certifications; Preview of 2017 HIMSS Conference & Exposition in Orlando

3:30 - 5:30pm: Social Event/Networking Reception


This can't-miss event features perspectives from healthcare leaders on the future of medical imaging and radiology, as it breaks out of the “dark room,” commercializing innovation in healthcare, and interoperability across health networks.

Model Privacy Notice Twitter Chat

Join the Twitter chat #MPNchat

The State of Health IT and the Business of Interoperability

Four industry experts will discuss how the industry has grown and overcome longstanding obstacles to accessing and exchanging high-quality patient data. They will talk about the business of interoperability, focusing on both existing technologies that require action and collaboration now, versus those that are still in demand or need to be developed.

National HIT Week - NEHIMSS Chapter Event

Presenting: Robert Havasy, MS, vice president, Personal Connected Health Alliance, and Executive Director, Continua The PCHA is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Continua, mHealth Summit, and HIMSS, focused on engaging consumers via personalized health solutions designed for user-friendly connectivity (interoperability) that meets their lifestyle needs. PCHA is working to generate greater awareness, availability, and access to plug-and-play, consumer-friendly personal health technologies to empower individuals to better manage their health and wellness.

National HIT Week Chapter Activity | New England Chapter of HIMSS

At this event, the New England Chapter of HIMSS will work to raise awareness and help the collective cause by recognizing the value of health IT.

GIC HIMSS National Health IT Week Reception

GIC HIMSS is hosting a reception to celebrate National Health IT Week. The event will include a moderated forum with renowned experts to discuss complex and innovated telemedicine solutions in Illinois. Discussion will include challenges and successful implementation along with a chance for exciting networking and educational information. Guests will include HIMSS North America board members.


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