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Consumer Health IT Summit (National Health IT Week)

Let's have a good MDHTC turnout at this!  Event is hosted by ONC.  Registration just opened, is free and it usually fills up quickly.  More Health IT Week events in details below.   Hope to see you there!


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2014 Annual Consumer Health IT Summit

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) invites you to save the date and join us in D.C. on September 15th to celebrate advancements to equip and empower people through access to their health information and technology to better manage their health and health care.

The Summit will feature:

Highlights of new and innovative ways to promote patient and family engagement, including the Blue Button Initiative "Bright spots" that demonstrate what digital health data and technology can do Discussions about ways to engage underserved populations and to improve patient participation in clinical trials Dialogue about frontier areas such as personalized medicine and patient generated health data and how they can help to improve health

The 2014 Consumer Health IT Summit will bring together federal and private sector leaders working to enable consumers to be better partners in their health via health IT.


WHAT: 2014 Annual Consumer Health IT Summit

WHEN: Monday, September 15,[masked] – 5 PM EDT

WHERE: Wilbur Cohen Auditorium, 330 Independence Ave, SW, Washington, D.C. (use the entrance on C Street)

COST: Free. First-come, first served (registration limited and will open soon).

Tuesday, September 16: Advancing Interoperability Through Meaningful Use Wednesday, September 17: Advancing Interoperability Across the Care Continuum – Beyond Thursday, September 18: Advancing Interoperability Through Standards Friday, September 19: Clinical Quality & Safety Webinar — Health IT Safety: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead

Friday, September 19 at 1 pm EDT

It has been one year since the ONC Health IT Safety Action and Surveillance Plan [PDF - 1.14 MB ] published. The plan promotes using health IT to improve the safety of healthcare and the safe use of health IT. Please join us for a webinar to review significant work in health IT safety this past year.

Attendees of this webinar will:

Learn how EHRs are making a positive impact of the quality and safety of patient careUnderstand the type of health IT related safety events and available interventions to prevent their occurrence


Amy Helwig – ONCZia Hydar - Carnegie Mellon UniversityTammy Williams – UHC Safety IntelligenceKaren Zimmer – ECRI

COST: Free. Registration open, space limited.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Great Comment from panelist Paul Meyer (Voxiva) on using Technology to bring efficiency to Healthcare processes rather than just digitizing Health Care Records for the sake of digitizing...

    September 16, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Did everyone note the venue change? Monday's event is now at the Renaissance Hotel. See you there!

    1 · September 11, 2014

    • Kenyon C.

      Thanks Thomas! Meet up edited.

      September 12, 2014

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