Make your voice heard through the Virtual March on the States during U.S. National Health IT Week, being held on October 8th – 12th!
The opioid epidemic has reached epic proportions and the abuse and misuse of medications costs more than $500 billion annually according to estimates from the White House Council of Economic Advisors and researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As overdose deaths and costs continue to rise, policymakers across the country need to look for multifaceted solutions to combat this complex epidemic.
Leveraging health information and technology can play a key role in combatting this crisis. Stay tuned for more information on how to take action and write to your state legislators.
U.S. National Health IT 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.