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Second Annual NHIT Collaborative for the Underserved Conference

The National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT Collaborative), in collaboration with HIMSS North America will be convening the "Second Annual NHIT Collaborative for the Underserved Conference: Advancing Health Equity through Precision Medicine & Health IT Innovation." The conference will be the largest gathering of national Health IT leaders focused in underserved communities and will coincide with National Health IT Week and take place on October 6th at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.  


The conference will also provide a forum for the nation's leading Health IT stakeholders to focus on HIT opportunities for multicultural and underserved communities who comprise almost 40% of the nation's population. Together we will share and analyze strategies for optimizing the effective use of Health IT to advance health equity and eliminate disparities.  The conference will feature four (4) panel discussions focused on:

  • Precision medicine
  • HIT Innovation and Scientific Research
  • Emerging Markets- Global Health IT
  • Federal Stakeholders Initiatives


Conference Location  

Date:                Tuesday, October 6, 2015                                                                             
Time:                9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Location:          Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
                       400 New Jersey Ave NW, 11th Floor 
                       Washington, DC 20001

RSVP:              Please RSVP for the Conference by following this Registration Link.
                       NOTE:  Space is limited.

We hope you can join us for this important event.   



About NHIT Collaborative
Since 2008, NHIT Collaborative has focused on the elimination of health disparities and attainment of optimal health for multicultural underserved communities. NHIT Collaborative works in partnership with organizations and individuals to assure that members of these communities benefit fully from HIT advances. To learn more, visit the NHIT Collaborative at NHITUnderserved.org.


About HIMSS
HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. HIMSS produces health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 61,000 individuals, of which 79% work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 640 corporations and 400 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.


Added Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 by NHIT Collaborative

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