IHE Announces First Worldwide Summit: April 16 - 18, 2013!
This first annual IHE International World Summit will take place at the Haliç Congress Center in the legendary city of Istanbul, Turkey, from April 16 - 18, 2013. The Summit will feature the first global gathering of leaders from IHE's twenty-five national deployment committees and includes a program intended for anyone interested in IHE and interoperability in Health IT.
The program offers three tracks, targeted to specific interests:
- Track 1: Panel Discussion--Representatives of IHE Deployment Committees, government and national/regional projects, IHE specialists and consultants
- Track 2: Management Issues--CEOs and CIOs of hospitals and hospital providers
- Track 3: Technical Issues--CIOs, lead developers and testing groups which plan to create or test IHE software in the future
IHE USA is the deployment committee for IHE International and sponsors activities in three primary areas:
Testing & Test Tool Development, Education and Training, and Implementation of IHE Profiles in the U.S. For more information on all of our events, join our IHE USA News Group
The mission of IHE International is to advance the effective and safe delivery of healthcare for individuals and communities by enabling HIMSS members, the healthcare sector, and stakeholders to achieve the widespread adoption and implementation of standards-based interoperable IT systems. And by doing so, the goal is to improve the quality, safety, cost-effectiveness, and access to care through seamless, effective, and secure health information exchange practices worldwide. Join us for the IHE International Academy for Interoperability: A Virtual Learning Network and experience the promise and possibilities that interoperable health systems are delivering today.
- Recognize the critical role, the importance, and the promise of IHE in the healthcare setting
- Explain the various ways that IHE profiles enhance the clinical diagnostic
specialties in the healthcare setting
- Describe health information exchanges in action using IHE profiles to positively affect quality and costs while enhancing patient care.
Your free* registration includes live and On Demand access to education sessions, downloadable resources, and networking opportunities with speakers and attendees.
Mark your calendars for the largest interoperability testing marathon of 2013 at the IHE North American (NA) Connectathon, January 28 – February 2, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Chicago, IL. IHE Profiles are the cornerstone of achieving health IT interoperability as required by Meaningful Use Stage 2. Prepare your team to successfully test at the NA Connectathon by reviewing the recorded educational sessions from June 20 & 21, 2012..
Bringing engineers and IT architects together to test interoperability, the IHE North America (NA) Connectathon 2013 comes to Chicago on Jan. 28 - Feb. 2, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago: 151 E. Wacker Drive. Registration for the NA Connectathon will begin August 22, 2012. Read the full Press Release for more details.
The Connectathon Conference is considered the cornerstone of the NA Connectathon because it provides networking and educational opportunities focused on interoperability. Plus, attendees gain a firsthand look at the Connectathon’s tools, systems, and are granted special access to the testing floor that is accelerating healthcare technology. Conference registration will open in fall 2012. View highlights from the 2012 Conference.