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Global Health Equity Network

Advancing diversity and inclusion to ensure health and wellness for everyone, everywhere.

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Join the HIMSS Global Health Equity Network to advance the cause of health and wellness for everyone, everywhere. Collaborate with members of our diverse communities to share insights, best practices and resources through virtual and in-person education, events and networking. Advocate for underserved groups in health information and technology around the globe, and collaborate to find real-world solutions to challenges and roadblocks. Dialogue with an inclusive group of leaders in healthcare, health information and technology, and government to improve access to care and outcomes for people across the globe.

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Get Engaged! There are many ways you can join us in this work:

Webinar

Building a More Diverse Workforce with the Global Health Equity Network | View Recording 

Blog

Creating a Better World with the HIMSS Global Health Equity Network

Events

National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved Summit
Monday, March 9, 2020 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm ET | Hyatt Ballroom H

Global Health Equity Session Series
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | 8:30 am – 12:30 pm ET | OCCC W330A

Diversity Mentor Meetup at HIMSS20
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 | 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm ET | OCCC W340A

Opportunities to Take Action

Social Determinants of Health Tech Challenge: Seeking Solutions to Improve Healthy Aging in Rural Communities

HIMSS and Accenture seek forward-thinking innovations that bridge health and wellness gaps and acknowledge the challenges facing aging individuals residing in rural settings. Submit innovative solutions in one of the three topic categories: cognitive care, care coordination for chronic disease, and social isolation. The winning team will take home a grand prize of $10,000 and a complimentary registration to the HIMSS20 Global Health Conference & Exhibition. Additionally, Thrive Center will offer a mentorship package worth $5,000 for the winner to meet aging care experts and learn the aging care ecosystem—from home to hospice. Submissions will be accepted through February 17; view the official rules before getting started. | Register now

Opportunity Hub (OHUB) at HIMSS

HIMSS and Opportunity Hub (OHUB) partner to increase Black & Latinx representation at the intersection of healthcare, innovation and culture at HIMSS20. These efforts were created to increase the pipeline of early technical and non-technical talent at HIMSS member companies and beyond.  Learn more and show your support by sponsoring a student!

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