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2018 U.S. National Health IT Week: All the Need-to-Knows

#NHITWeek

U.S. National Health IT Week (NHIT Week) is a nationwide awareness week focused on catalyzing actionable change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology. Virtually, in Washington DC and beyond, National Health IT Week stakeholders collaborate towards actionable outcomes which demonstrate the power information and technology has to transform health in the U.S., and its wide-reaching global impact. 

With all that being said, let’s break down the basic need-to knows regarding NHIT Week.

When is it Happening?

October 8-12, 2018

Who is Invited?

Everyone and anyone who wants to support advancement in U.S. healthcare through the application of information and technology. Join 500+ like-minded organizations in supporting the cause.

If you’re not already a partner this year but are interested in participating in 2019, bookmark this page for the next year’s NHIT Week Celebration. It’s never too early to plan ahead!

View this year’s list of partners here.

What’s the Theme This Year?

This year, we’re focused on catalyzing change. Learn more about our four points of engagement below:

Where is it Happening?

Like health, it’s happening everywhere – virtually and across the nation, and everywhere outside and in between who wants to help make an impact on the U.S. healthcare system. Our partners and participants will be recognized in events taking place across the country as well.

NHIT Week Partners Reception

Date: Wednesday, October 10
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building; Washington DC
RSVP Link: RSVP

View our list of events across the nation.

Learn about events hosted by Chapters of HIMSS and learn about the Chapter Advocacy Challenge.

Engage Virtually
View our NHIT Week Social Media Guide

Why Should I Participate?

Because you care about making an impact and catalyzing change in the U.S. healthcare system. Tell us how health IT has changed your life – submit an #IHeartHIT story.

Learn More

Learn more in exclusive National Health IT Week content from HIMSS, featuring the voices of health IT advocates and subject matter experts:

Integrating Voice Enablement into the Hospital Room of the Future

Shutting Down Silos: The Key to Moving Health IT Forward

#IHeartHIT: How My Mom’s Health Story Gave New Meaning to Interoperability

NHIT Week 2018: How HIMSS is Helping Expand Access to Quality Care

Policy Enablers and Barriers: How Two Organizations Successfully Navigated Health IT Policy

How Changing Opioid Prescribing Practices has Changed Lives

#IHeartHIT: Learning from Tragedy: Why We Need Effective Health IT