Get Involved! Become a Volunteer!
"The experiences IHE has provided through the Connectathon's Monitor Program has benefited my daily work, and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to volunteer over the last 5 years. The hands on experiences, networking opportunities, and exposure to standards through the work of IHE at this event is unparalleled."
- Brian Bialecki, American College of Radiology
Each year, IHE USA recruites volunteer monitors to verify testing at the IHE North American Connectathon 2015, January 26 - 30, 2015, in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. Monitors use their skills and expertise to review and evaluate interoperability tests completed by participating organizations at the Connectathon.
As a monitor, you will gain exposure to the latest standards, cutting-edge technology, and the engineers that make it all possible. Our unique, practical learning environment provides the experience you need to grow professionally.
IHE USA's monitor program is a highly competitive and respected program that is vital to both the individual’s professional development and industry as a whole. Learn more about eligibility requirements for this exciting opportunity.
- Work directly with 500+ software engineers from the industry's top vendors
- Gain deeper understanding about IHE Integration Profiles and test tools
- Benefit from hands-on experience and training with emerging technologies
- Learn through meaningful collaboration with vendors and HIEs
- Receive travel, accommodations, and a daily per diem for participation (Note: IHE USA will not support international travel outside the U.S. and Canada)
Interested applicants must meet the general requirements described below. If you have any questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Volunteer for the full week of the IHE NA Connectathon 2015
- Monday, January 26 – Friday, January 30, 2015
- Monitors may NOT be employed by a participating vendor, nor be under contract to provide consulting or any other services to a participating vendor
- Agree to complete a conflict of interest form and non-disclosure agreement
- Technical background and experience (see technical requirements)
Applicants must have appropriate technical background in one of the healthcare IT areas listed below. Follow the links to learn about the specific knowledge and skills set desired of our monitors for each domain.
- IT Infrastructure
- Patient Care Coordination & Quality, Research, and Public Health
- Radiology & Cardiology
- Patient Care Devices
Travel & Expenses:
As a Monitor, IHE USA will sponsor travel, accommodations, and provide a daily per diem to monitors. Please note, IHE USA will not support international travel outside the U.S. and Canada.
All applicants must submit the following items by September 1, 2014, in order to be considered for participation on the 2015 Monitor Team.
- Complete the online application.
- Make sure to indicate your compliance with completing a Conflict of Interest form & Non Disclosure agreement; both are requirements of your participation.
- Send your CV to Steve Moore at email@example.com
All applications are reviewed by IHE USA's Monitor Program Manager and are evaluated according to the ability to meet requirements, experience, and technical background. Applicants will be notified via email regarding acceptance/denial into the 2015 program.
Monitor Program Manager:
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis