NHIT Week Day One Kicks Off in Texas, New Jersey, Florida and Remotely

National Health IT Week kicks off on Monday, Sept. 26 , with exciting activities across the country. Join thought leaders from the nation's most renowned and progressive healthcare organizations to raise awareness and assemble key healthcare constituents dedicated to working together to elevate the necessity of advancing health through the best use of information technology.

Today’s activities include:

Health Information Technology Advocacy Day

Why visit Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas? To get a first-hand look at a leading healthcare enterprise innovator that uses healthcare information technology  tools to better evaluate and treat patients. These tools help THR ensure the right information is available to the right person at the right time for more appropriate healthcare decisions.

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.

Florida Health IT Initiatives

Join us for a special interview with Nikole Helvey, bureau chief, Florida Center for Health Information and Transparency, to learn more about Florida's health IT activities. Discussion will include information on Florida's Health Information Exchange,, and telemedicine - including the role you play and the benefits offered.

NHIT Week Webinar: Leveraging Telehealth to Advance Healthcare Transformation

Healthcare transformation is occurring across the U.S., and technology is playing a big part in community successes. Join HIMSS during National Health IT Week to learn about the role telehealth has in advancing care innovation, and hear from a diverse panel of experts on real-world examples of communities that have overcome policy barriers to advance telehealth.

To access today’s agenda, please visit:

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