IHE USA's Education and Testing Events

IHE USA hosts educational, training and testing events throughout the year. Review the list of events coming up or sign up for our newsletter to have the latest news delivered to you. 

IHE North American (NA) Connectathon 2018
January 15 - 19, 2018 | Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland, Ohio

IHE Connectathons are a cross-vendor, live, supervised and structured testing event where industry leaders test implementations of IHE Profiles to advance health IT interoperability. All tests are evaluated on interoperability and conformance to IHE Profiles found in IHE’s Technical Frameworks. The test floor is overseen by IHE’s technical project managers providing a safe, neutral test environment and an unparalleled opportunity for industry collaboration and problem resolution. IHE Connectathons take place annually in various countries across the world to advance health IT and patient safety. 

IHE North American (NA) Plug-a-thon 2018
January 16 - 18, 2018 | Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and HIMSS Innovation Center in Cleveland, Ohio

IHE USA adds four new Plug-a-thon tracks to the IHE NA Connectathon. The new tracks are focused on innovative health IT technologies including mHealth, Blockchain - Healthcare, Devices on FHIR and the Internet of Things - Medical. Each Plug-a-thon track will explore and create new capabilities for products to interoperate with each other within or across IT realms of the healthcare ecosystem. 

IHE USA’s Plug-a-thons provide a venue for connectivity options and opportunities to be discussed and developed by partner systems for targeted use cases, plus introductory presentations to increase awareness of existing health IT standards that can be leveraged. The Plug-a-thon tracks will run January 16-18, 2018. The specific dates for each track are listed below.

  • Devices on FHIR®: January 16-17, 2018
  • New! Internet of Things - Medical: January 16-17, 2018
  • New! Blockchain - Healthcare: January 17-18, 2018
  • mHealth: January 17-18, 2018

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