Realizing the Value of Health IT. View HIMSS Announcement via Live Stream on July 16

As healthcare providers continue to implement information technology solutions, evaluation of technology’s real impact becomes even more critical. HIMSS recognizes the complicated challenge of pinpointing the clinical and financial impact of such an important investment.

That’s why HIMSS is introducing the HIMSS Health IT Value Suite.

Confirmed speakers include Rob Tagalicod, Director of eHealth Standards and Services at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Michael Furukawa, PhD, Director of the Office of Economic Analysis, Evaluation, and Modeling (OEM) within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

To learn more about this new and exciting initiative, join HIMSS on Tuesday, July 16, at 10 a.m. EDT, for a press conference, streamed live from the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Join HIMSS and other health IT stakeholders for this important announcement.

To register to attend the press conference in-person:  Contact Kelly Wagner at kwagner@himss.org to RSVP or for more information.

The press conference will also be streamed live. To view the live stream from the National Press Club:  Go to

http://www.visualwebcaster.com/himssvalueannouncement and complete the registration form; attendees can sign in 30 minutes before the press conference begins on July 16.

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