This Week’s Sponsors and Partners
This week is the 8th Annual National Health IT Week. The week raises awareness of Health Information Technology’s power to improve the health and health care of patients all across the nation, and at lower cost. National Health IT Week celebrates the efforts that have been made—and are being made—in the transformation of how care is delivered and paid for and how patients engage in their own health and health care.
HIMSS Non-Profit Partner member, corporate member, and Organizational Affiliate are all eligible to participate and partner in the week at no charge. Here are what partners are saying about the week’s celebration.
SCC Soft Computer (SCC) announced its participation in National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week, taking place across the country this week. NHIT Week marks the important role health information technology plays in improving healthcare delivery in America. As a corporate partner of the 8th annual event, SCC proudly supports the value of health IT and the role it plays towards the quality of healthcare delivery, increasing patient safety, and decreasing medical errors.
SA Ignite, Inc., a provider of software solutions that streamline, automate and track the achievement of Meaningful Use (MU) of electronic health records (EHR), has joined together with organizations across the US to celebrate National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week. “Our participation in National Health IT Week highlights our organization’s commitment to ensuring that health information technology is integrated, interactive, interoperable, and intelligent in order to provide the best possible outcomes,” said Tom S. Lee, PhD, CEO and Founder of SA Ignite. “By working together, we can leverage technology to improve our healthcare system.”
iPatientCare, Inc. as a partner in the advancement of health information technology healthcare announced its participation in the 8th Annual National Health IT Week, September 16-20, 2013. “Our participation in National Health IT Week highlights our organization’s commitment to ensure health information technology is integrated, interactive, interoperable, and intelligent to provide the best patient outcomes,” said Udayan Mandavia, President/CEO iPatientCare, Inc. He further added, “By working together we can leverage the technology to promote for the betterment of our healthcare system.”
OnRamp, a data center operations company headquartered in Austin, TX, announced its plans to participate in National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week. “Traditionally, healthcare companies have been slow to adopt new technology or outsource the care and maintenance of their sensitive healthcare data,” stated OnRamp Founder Chad Kissinger in a piece titled The Future of Health IT, which was featured in the NHIT Week Blog Carnival in 2012. “As a result, the healthcare industry, in many cases, has not been able to take advantage of the countless advances in technology.”
See all of the sponsors and partners pledging participation this week on the event website.