All events for National Health IT Week are listed below. To view by a particular date, please select from the drop down box.

October 8, 2018 5:30 am - 7:00 am 2425 Sidney Street Health IT Pittsburgh

Health IT Kickoff

Health IT Pittsburgh is a cluster initiative committed to connecting healthcare and information technology; growing companies, developing our workforce, and creating jobs in Western Pennsylvania. The Health IT Pittsburgh initiative leverages three major Pittsburgh clusters: its healthcare systems, its life sciences expertise, and its strong IT communities. The Health IT Pittsburgh kickoff event on Monday, October 8th is a great opportunity to learn about the direction of the Health IT Pittsburgh cluster initiative.
October 8 - 12, 2018 On Demand Webinar American Institute of Healthcare Compliance

Cybercrime - A Catalyst for Change

This is an on-demand audio visual webinar. Learn how to fight cybercrime by utilizing free government resources such as homeland security, the federal trade commission, the office of inspector general, ONC, and through membership with HiMSS.
October 8, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Online The Agency for Health Care Administration

Webinar - Telehealth: Reaching Patients in New Ways

Kicking off National Health IT Week, we will discuss the ways Telehealth is expanding access to quality healthcare. Joining us will be special guest William Manzie, Administrative Director of Telehealth Strategy at Memorial Healthcare System.
October 8, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Meetup in Social Virtual Reality HIMSS18 Social Media Ambassador

Health IT Week Social Virtual Reality Meetup

Join us in Social Virtual Reality* to discuss National Health IT Week themes and events! If you have a VR headset, great! If not, download a free Mac or PC client. You'll learn about social VR and have a wonderful time networking with other HIT professionals. *Social VR is any VR experience shared among two or more people. It is now possible to experience shared, immersive, three dimensional environments with people across the globe.
October 8, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 85 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203 Colorado Chapter of HIMSS

National Health IT Week Celebration

Join CHIMSS as we kick off National HIT Week with a networking social at one of Denver's top gathering spots! Follow CHIMSS on Twitter @CO_HIMSS #IHeartHIT
October 9, 2018 3:00 am - 4:00 am Virtual OSEHRA

OSEHRA Community Webcast: 5 Initiatives on the Leading Edge

Today’s Open Source Community is driving and expanding healthcare transformation. Join our national webinar and learn about five cutting-edge open source projects currently advancing within the OSEHRA Community. Updates will include synthetic patient data generation and implementation; popHealth®; open API’s and open architecture; digital health platforms; and internationalization efforts.
October 9, 2018 8:30 am - 1:00 pm Harrisburg, PA HIMSS Chapters: Delaware Valley, Central Pennsylvania, and Western Pennsylvania

Advocacy at the State Capitol

Our task is to visit the Offices of the Members of the State House of Representatives, asking them for their strong support of Senate Bill 780. The Members of the House of Representatives are poised for a full floor vote in a few weeks. This vote is critical to the passage of the Bill. Volunteers expect to visit about 203 Member Offices. Contact Dr. Thompson Boyd for more information at
October 9, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Online The Agency for Health Care Administration

Webinar - Patient Records Shared Locally & Nationally Through the eHealth Exchange

Learn how the eHealth Exchange is supporting health care transformation through national and local interoperable health information exchange. Joining us will be special guest Jay Nakashima, Vice President at the Sequoia Project.
October 9, 2018 11:00 am - 11:45 am Virtual ASHP

Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC): Resources to Support Use of Pharmacogenomics in the Electronic Health Record

Efforts to support the successful adoption of pharmacogenetics into the electronic health record (EHR) with clinical decision support (CDS) requires specialized clinical knowledge. The Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium provides these knowledge resources. Through CPIC’s Informatics Working Group, EHR-agnostic implementation resources are systematically developed and incorporated into all CPIC guidelines. These resources organize essential clinical pharmacogenetic knowledge and illustrate best practices to facilitate the use of a patient’s available pharmacogenetic data at the point of care.
October 9, 2018 11:30 am - 1:00 pm 2405 Robert Dedman Drive, Austin,Texas 78712 Texas - Austin HIMSS Chapter

Lunch & Learn with Nora Belcher the Executive Director of the Texas e-Health Alliance

We are excited to welcome Nora Belcher from Texas e-Health Alliance to this Octobers Lunch & Learn! Nora Belcher is the Executive Director of the Texas e-Health Alliance, a non-profit advocacy group that she started in 2009 to give health information technology stakeholders a voice in public policy. Web broadcast begins at 12:00pm.
October 9, 2018 12:00 pm - 5:15 pm 100 North Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70108 HIMSS Louisiana Chapter, Louisiana Department of Health, and PHI

Connect Louisiana III: Are We There Yet?: Improving the Health of Louisiana through Health Information and Technology

An interactive day with the Louisiana Department of Health, ONC, State and National Leaders
October 9, 2018 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm Virtual HIMSS

Policy Enablers and Barriers: Hear How Two HIMSS Davies Award Winners Successfully Navigated HIT Policy

Join us to hear how two Davies Award winning organizations navigated the intersection between what they are achieving through HIT optimization and the policy implications of the environment they are working in. Specifically attendees will hear about leveraging EHR tools to increase communication and patient satisfaction scores while decreasing office visits as well as how to leverage analytics to change opioid prescribing behavior.
October 9, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Virtual NCPDP

NCPDP Town Hall Webinar

Important standards work is being done to facilitate medication cost transparency and workflow efficiency across healthcare stakeholders: prescribers, pharmacies, payers/PBMs, and patients.
October 9, 2018 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Online American Immunization Registry Association

IIS Interoperability Highlights Webinar

In honor of this important week recognizing the role of information technology in improving health, come hear about some the innovative ways Immunization Information Systems (IIS) support Public Health and Clinical Medicine through real-time interoperability. We’ll hear from a number of IIS programs and partners on topics such as interjurisdictional exchange, identity management/deduplication, integration with Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) and more.
October 9, 2018 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm 8 City Blvd, Nashville, TN 37209 Tennessee Chapter of HIMSS

Innovators and Incumbents

“Innovators and Incumbents” will bring together industry leaders to share models of collaboration to help accelerate the benefits of information and technology to healthcare. We will have representatives from the private and public sector; including members of Congress, state and local elected officials and TN HIMSS members and guests.
October 9, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 3590 Breckinridge Blvd, Duluth, GA 30096 Georgia Chapter of HIMSS

Georgia HIMSS NHIT Week Networking Event

Networking event to celebrate NHIT Week.
October 10, 2018 7:30 am - 4:15 pm Worcester, MA 01608 HIMSS New England Chapter

Health IT Advocacy and HIE Day

Join us for an educational event focusing on industry trends and regional innovations improving interoperability. Topics will include Technical Exchange Infrastructure, Clinical Care Transformation, and State-level Innovation updates, as well as State and Federal initiatives driving us forward. Learn About: Current Health Policy Initiatives and Priorities National Exchange Advances Towards a Secure, Interoperable Technical Infrastructure How Interoperability is Moving Population Health Initiatives Forward and Supporting Value-based Care Efforts
October 10 - 12, 2018 Washington, D.C. America's Physician Group

APG Colloquium 2018: The Essentials of Value-Based Care

Today’s healthcare environment is continually changing, presenting physician organizations with both challenges and opportunities in risk-based, coordinated care models. At the Colloquium you will hear from successful physicians, health plan executives, leaders in the public sector, and policy experts.
October 10, 2018 9:00 am - 10:00 am n/a Texas - Lubbock Chapter of HIMSS

Emergency Department High Utilizers & the Opioid Crisis, Is There a Solution?

Please join in as Nicole Passage leads an education session focused on solutions to our opioid crisis. Nicole will discuss the importance of early identification of high risk patients for opioid abuse and the impact that early detection can have.
October 10, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Online The Agency for Health Care Administration

Webinar - Growing Number of Providers Work to Reduce Readmissions with the Encounter Notification Service (ENS®)

Knowing when your patients receive emergency or inpatient care is critical in reducing readmissions and improving patient satisfaction. Learn how the real time alerts delivered by ENS can help in care coordination. Joining us will be special guest Dina Lewis, who oversees the Analytics Department at Primary Partners.
October 10, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Virtual American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

EHR Customization: Improved Efficiencies or Risky Business

Customizing the EHR to improve efficiencies can prove to be not only beneficial for the end users, but also can produce unintended consequences if not done properly. This session will highlight the pros and cons of customization and its impact on patient safety, end-user engagement/experience, data reporting, reimbursement, interoperability and system management.
October 10, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm N/A Philips

Personalization of Oncology Pathways: Clinical Quality Initiatives Amid a Complex Molecular Landscape

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how the Dana-Farber Cancer Center is adapting its oncology care strategy in light of the rapidly evolving molecular landscape. With advances in the understanding of tumor biology and drug development, oncologists must now incorporate patient factors and preferences, tumor characteristics and genomics, and treatment toxicities and cost.
October 10, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Webinar Dallas / Fort Worth Chapter of HIMSS

The Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is Rooted in Data

With communities and lawmakers alike responding to increased public pressure to find solutions to a deadly opioid crisis affecting every state in the U.S., the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) has partnered with the DFW Chapter of The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) to co-host the October 10 webinar “Antidote to the Opioid Crisis is rooted in Data.”
October 10, 2018 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 1100 Longworth House Office Building, Washington D.C. HIMSS

2018 U.S. National Health IT Week Reception and Awards Ceremony

Join HIMSS and other dedicated thought leaders and policy professionals as we acknowledge the importance of working together to advance health through the use of information and technology.
October 11, 2018 3:00 am - 8:00 am Hospital Auxilio Mutuo Avenida Juan Ponce de León Hato Rey 00919 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Chapter HIMSS

Connecting the Healthcare Dots!

Connecting the Healthcare Dots! Thursday October 11, 2018 3:00pm - 7:00pm Hospital Auxilio Mutuo Avenida Juan Ponce de León 9TH FLOOR Hato Rey, San Juan 00919 Speakers: Dr. Luis A. Perez Moreno, among others #NHITweek #HIMSSPR #healthitweek #himss JOIN US BY REGISTERING…
October 11, 2018 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Tampa Central and North Florida Chapter of HIMSS

CNFL HIMSS Health Information Technology (HIT) Week Event

Join us for this nationwide awareness week celebrating the essential role of health IT in transforming health and healthcare in the US. CNFL HIMSS is excited to provide our members and non-members with a variety of interesting topics at our one-day event during HIT week. Topics: AI, Blockchain, HIE, Ethics & Compliance
October 11, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Online The Agency for Health Care Administration

Webinar - The EHR Incentive Program: The Future is Now

The EHR Incentive program continues to change and evolve since its inception in 2011. Join us for a look at the present and future as the EHR Incentive Programs shifts to Promoting Interoperability.
October 11, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm N/A Western Pennsylvania HIMSS Chapter

The Opioid Crisis

Dr. David Rich will address "Opioid Epidemic from a Technology Perspective," and Dr. Ryan Marino will address "Harm reduction, and specifically the roles of naloxone and buprenorphine." This is part of our observation of National Health IT Week and is free to everyone.
October 11, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Virtual Ambra Health

Medical Imaging: Competing in an Era of Price Transparency

Join us on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 at 1 pm Eastern to learn three strategies to preserve imaging’s market share in a price-sensitive environment. Patients are learning that incredible cost-savings are possible when they shop around for imaging exams. How can facilities work to provide high-quality care at the best value to meet these demands?
October 11, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm 2450 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77021 Houston HIMSS Chapter

Houston HIMSS Fall Networking Event

Come and network with your healthcare peers at the TMCx. John Hamm, AVP of IT at Texas Children's Hospital will be our speaker for the night.
October 11, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm East Lansing, MI Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services

MiHIN Employee Gala

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, Michigan Health Information Network Shared Services (MiHIN) is hosting an Employee Gala to recognize and honor team members who live the company mission and values daily. MiHIN is Michigan’s state-designated entity to improve healthcare quality, efficiency, and patient safety. The gala will be held at the Kellogg Center, in East Lansing, Michigan and will include dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and employee awards.
October 12, 2018 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Online The Agency for Health Care Administration

Webinar - Connecting Florida with Health Care Information:

The FloridaHealthFinder website is a huge step forward in providing consumers with as much information about pricing and performance measures as possible, allowing Floridians to make more informed health care decisions.
October 12, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm NA South Florida HIMSS

South Florida HIMSS Chapter: The Past Present and Potential of State Health IT Roadmaps

This is an Educational presentation on State Health IT Plans. Mosaica Partners, LLC wrote several USA state’s Health IT plans. Mosaica has graciously offered to take us thru an hour session on what Florida Health plans exist, what a Roadmap is, templates they used, the process and examples of former Health IT Roadmaps.
October 12, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Virtual Philips

Cardiology of the Future: Today’s Realities, Tomorrow’s Possibilities

Cardiovascular care stands to be transformed by the potent technologies emerging now and in the near future—ushering in changes to how readily and effectively we can diagnose and treat illness, but also in how accurately we can predict and even stave it off. From measurably more productive workflows to palpably more precise assessments, technology surely has much in store for us. Artificial intelligence, seamless data integration, remote image access, and other advances are game changers.
October 12, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Conference Call The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative

How HIEs are using Multi-Sector Data Sharing to Address Social Determinants of Health

With their unique role at the intersection of population health data and technology, Health Information Exchanges are supporting innovative and feasible approaches to enabling better linkages between healthcare and social service providers across the country. Healthcare and public health organizations continue to explore how multi-sector data sharing and collaboration can help improve community health. HIEs are partnering on the development of “use cases”, shared governance, and data-informed interventions to improve health.
October 12, 2018 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm HIMSS Learning Center HIMSS

Women in Health IT at the Forefront of Addressing the Opioid Crisis

The objective of this webinar is to tie the opioid crisis with the Women in Health IT community to bring awareness to women’s voices in addressing the crisis. A panel of leaders at the federal and state levels and the HIE space will share their stories on how they came into their current work roles and what they are doing in those roles that ties to addressing the opioid crisis through information and technology.
October 12, 2018 10:30 pm - 10:45 pm Week-long, Complimentary On-Demand Webinar SIIM

Enterprise Imaging Governance 2.0: A Primer for the HIMSS-SIIM Community

HIMSS and SIIM join forces to provide an effective point of connection for clinicians and IT professionals to engage in the advancement of enterprise imaging strategies. This webinar covers strategies for advancing enterprise imaging efforts through effective governance brought to you by the HIMSS-SIIM Enterprise Imaging Community Co-chair, Dr. Christopher Roth, MD, CIIP, Vice Chair, Information Technology & Clinical Informatics, Director of Imaging Informatics Strategy, Duke University.