National Health IT Week Wednesday Recap

National Health IT WeekWednesday, Sept 18th

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. Here are some highlights of day 3.

  • Brian Ahier is hosting the National Health IT Week Blog Carnival this year on his Advanced Health Information Exchange Resources site. It will run all week and he will be updating daily. This year’s theme is “The Value of Health IT.” Day 3 includes The Executive Director at Louisiana Health Care Quality Forum (LA REC), Cindy Munn, MHA, and her post “Building A Healthier State Through Health IT”. CMO for Dell, Dr. Andrew Litt brings you “Breaking the code: The potential of the $100 genome.” And more, check all the great articles Brian has assembled.
  • Twitter hashtags to follow: #NHITWeek, #mhealth, and #HIE.
  • Slides are available from yesterday’s NeHC Update on the ONC HIE Governance Activities.
  • View today’s mHIMSS Twitter Chat.
  • Round-up of thoughts and accounts of Day 2 – my picks on good reads.

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