Volunteer at the IHE NA Connectathon 2020

Gain Unparalleled Health IT Standards Experience 


Join the IHE USA Team 

IHE USA recruits volunteer monitors to review and evaluate interoperability tests completed by participants at the IHE NA Connectathon. Monitors gain exposure to the latest standards, cutting-edge technology, and the engineers developing health IT interoperability. IHE USA’s unique, practical learning environment provides the experience you need to advance your career. 
IHE USA's monitor program is a highly competitive and respected program that is vital to both a volunteer monitor's professional development and health IT industry as a whole. Learn more about eligibility requirements for this exciting opportunity for future Connectathons. 
Applications for the Monitor Program for the IHE NA Connectathon 2020 have closed.

Benefits of Volunteering at the IHE Connectathon:

  • Work directly with 550+ software engineers from the industry's top vendors 
  • Gain deeper understanding about IHE Profiles and test tools
  • Get hands-on experience with emerging technologies
  • Learn through meaningful collaboration with vendors, government organizations, and HIEs
  • Receive travel, accommodations, and a per diem for participation (Note: IHE USA will not support international travel outside the U.S. and Canada)

General Requirements of Applicants:

  • Monitors must volunteer for the full week, Jan 20-24, 2020
  • Monitors may not be employed by a participating vendor or competitor, nor be under contract to provide consulting or other services to a participating vendor.
  • Monitors are responsible for evaluating tests in which vendors demonstrate interoperability based on IHE profiles.  Thus, monitors must have appropriate clinical or technical background in healthcare IT, including one or more of:
    • Clinical document content (CDA and C-CDA)
    • Clinical document exchange using RESTful and web services technologies
    • Radiology, Cardiology, or Laboratory departmental workflow
    • HL7 (v2, v3, and FHIR) and DICOM (DIMSE and RESTful services)
    • Public health reporting, quality measures
    • Messaging between patient-centric, point-of-care medical devices and information systems
    • Security in healthcare IT (authentication, authorization, audit trails, digital signatures)



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