The Value of Health IT

Four Points of Engagement

National Health IT Week encourages partners and individuals to raise awareness of, and celebrate, the value of health IT.

This year’s themes focus on ensuring value in four key areas:

1. Supporting Healthcare Transformation:
The many ways in which health IT is driving transformation in healthcare delivery including improvements in quality and safety, interoperability, advances in innovation, and patient and consumer activation and engagement.  

2. Expanding Access to High Quality Care:
Use of innovative technologies including telehealth and remote patient monitoring to improve healthcare access, coordination and outcomes.

3. Increasing Economic Opportunity:
Highlighting the importance of a robust, diverse health IT workforce and health IT’s role in supporting economic growth.

4. Making Communities Healthier: 
The fundamental role health IT plays in supporting population and public health.