Below are the details for an upcoming NHIT Event:

A Public Private Partnership for a Healthier America

Start Date: June 12th, 2008
End Date: June 12th, 2008

Description:

The first meeting of the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved, which aims to ensure that underserved populations are included as health information technologies (Health IT) are developed and deployed, was convened on June 12, 2008, in Washington, DC. The four organizations that worked to organize the Collaborative are: the HHS Office of Minority Health; the Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS); the Summit Health Institute for Research and Education, Inc. (SHIRE), and Apptis, Inc., of Chantilly, VA.  This National HIT Collaborative for the Underserved event focused on the current issues and approaches to health information technology. Panelists discussed its use in key areas, including education and community outreach, public policy formulation, workforce development/training and finance and sustainment.

View event webcasts and presentations here.