Get Involved! Become a Volunteer!
"Volunteering as a Monitor has given me a firsthand look at the world of interoperability. The relationships built, knowledge gain, and sense of satisfaction overshadow the days committed to this event and will continue to be a regular part of my calendar each year." -Steve Kastelein, OSF HealthCare
Student Volunteer Program | Apply by December 30, 2013
Join the IHE USA team at the IHE North American (NA) Connectathon 2014 and help support the largest interoperable testing event in the country, January 27 - January 31, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago, Illinois! Volunteers can engage with 500+ of the industry's top engineers.
Complete our quick and easy online application by December 30, 2013!
- Networking with 500+ of the industry's top engineers, architects and project managers
- Access to the IHE NA Connectathon testing floor - or the "Disneyland of health informatics" according to 2013 volunteer Deb Gory. (Floor is closed to the public)
- Complimentary Connectathon Conference registration and access to educational sessions on January 29th
- Complimentary admission to the Connectathon Conference Networking Event
- Recognition letter for your role and support as student volunteer
- Lunch will be provided each day you are on-site
Who can volunteer?
- Active undergraduate or graduate students studying in healthcare or technology
- 21 years of age or older
- Chicago/Chicagoland resident
What is my commitment?
- Must be available a minimum of 3 of the 5 days of the NA Conectathon (January 27-31, 2014)
- Must be available the full 8 hours on each of your selected 3 or more days
- Participants will be expected to provide their own transportation to and from the Hyatt Regency
- Incidental expenses and additional meals outside those provided by IHE USA will not be reimbursed
For additional questions, please contact email@example.com.
2014 Monitor Team | Application is Closed
Monitors to verify testing at the IHE NA Connectathon 2014, January 27 - 31, 2014, in downtown Chicago. Monitors use their skills and expertise to review interoperability tests performed by participating organizations at the North American Connectathon. As a monitor, you will examine evidence presented by participants and assign a pass/fail grade for each test.
Monitor Program Manager:
If you have questions or want more information, please contact Steve Moore:
Research Assistant Professor
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Benefits of Volunteering
- Opportunity to work directly with software engineers from the industry's top vendors.
- Gain deeper understanding about IHE Integration Profiles and how to implement IHE profiles.
- Gain hands-on experience and training for IHE software test tools.
- Explore opportunities for collaboration with vendors and HIEs in attendance.
Monitors make an important contribution to the advancement of healthcare in the US and abroad. Sharing clinical information between systems in a cost effective manner will allow clinicians to make better decisions and improve the quality of patient care!
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