That’s a Wrap – #NHITWeek 2019

When: September 23-27, 2019
Supporting Healthy Communities

Hashtag: #NHITWeek

U.S. National Health IT Week is a nationwide action week focused on catalyzing change within the U.S. health system through the application of information and technology. Founded by HIMSS and the Institute for e-Policy in 2006, the week long celebration comprises partner-driven activities and events led by the efforts of national health stakeholders. Participants include the administration; congressional, federal and state agencies; providers; non-profit organizations and more. In Washington, DC and beyond, stakeholders collaborate toward actionable outcomes that demonstrate the power that information and technology have to transform health in the U.S. and around the globe.

Points of Engagement
The 2019 U.S. National Health IT Week theme will focus on Supporting Healthy Communities and driving transformation of our health and wellness ecosystem to promote better health outcomes and health equity. The following points of engagement demonstrate how information and technology can transform health and create healthy communities.

Taking a Stand
Healthy communities start with access. Help bring 21st-century public health data infrastructure to under served communities. Ask your senators and representatives to support efforts to modernize the nation’s public health data systems and core infrastructure. Take action now.

The power of information and technology takes many forms. #IHeartHIT Stories are personal, authentic stories from patients, family members, and care-givers. View stories for inspiration. Share your story and help make an impact.