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Live Webcast - Informatics for Consumer Health Summit, Nov 5-6, 2009

Short notice, but a potentially relevant event this Thursday and Friday from NIH.

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From: Hesse, Bradford (NIH/NCI) [E]
Sent: Wednesday, November 04, 2009 11:31 AM
To: NIH-STAFF@LIST.NIH.GOV
Subject: Live Webcast, Informatics for Consumer Health Summit, Nov 5-6, 2009

**LIVE WEBCAST**
Informatics for Consumer Health Summit, Nov 5-6, 2009
www.consumerhealthinformatics.org

Join leaders from commercial IT, government, healthcare, research, and advocacy to envision the future of consumer health IT at the Informatics for Consumer Health Summit. The purpose of this summit is to bring together stakeholders to create a blueprint for improving health care quality through enhanced behavioral support for health care consumers. The summit will foster
communication and collaboration focused on increasing the quality and utilization of evidence-based consumer products integrated into the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN).

Keynote Speaker: David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Thursday, November 5, 2009
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Friday, November 6, 2009
8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Please check the agenda for a list of speakers and topics.

Visit www.consumerhealthinformatics.org/video.asp for videocast registration details.

Join us in creating a safer, more efficient, more effective healthcare system.

Partners:

  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • National Library of Medicine (NLM)
  • Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
  • Department of Commerce
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • National Science Foundation

Captioning will be provided for those with disabilities. For other reasonable accommodations to participate in this webcast contact Amy Sanders, NCI, 301-435-8663.