National Health IT Week (NHIT Week), October 8-12, 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, NHIT 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.
Expanding Access to High Quality Healthcare, the second pillar of NHIT Week, addresses the use of innovative technologies – including telehealth and remote patient monitoring – to improve healthcare access, coordination and outcomes.
Watch Susan Dentzer, president and CEO at The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation and Sara Vaezy, chief digital strategy officer at Providence St. Joseph Health, discuss bringing care to patients where they are with HIMSSTV.
Watch John Sharp, senior manager, Consumer Health IT with Personal Connected Health Alliance discuss with HIMSSTV how, to engage consumers, healthcare systems need to be designed so they are responsive to patients' needs.
National Health IT Week | October 8-12
Healthcare Transformation | Access to Care | Economic Opportunity | Healthy Communities
Share your story, provide insights and help develop healthcare policy during NHIT Week – focused on catalyzing actionable change within the U.S. health system through the effective use of health IT.
View this year’s calendar of events
Explore this guide on supporting #NHITWeek through social media
Submit an #IHeartHIT Story
Participate in the Virtual March
Explore 10 ways to celebrate in your hometown
See the 2018 NHIT Week partners list, and sign up today