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Ms. Deniz Soyer, Project Manager for Health Information Exchange and Technology, DC Department of Finance, provided an overview of the recently approved District of Columbia State Medicaid Health IT Plan (2018-2023). Many of the attendees requested that they receive the briefing. The presentation is attached. Ms. Soyer emphasized reading page 6, the Roadmap for Health IT and HIE Initiatives through FY21.

The HIMSS I&HIE Quarterly Community Roundtable is hosting a special webinar on the new collaboration between HIMSS and HL7:

HIMSS NCA is honored by the support from the District of Columbia, State of Virginia, and State of Maryland , that have signed and issued Proclamations for National Health IT Week recognizing the Health Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) National Capital Area (NCA) Chapter.

HIMSS NCA provides a list of upcoming government sponsored or hosted events featured on official .gov sites. Our intent is to provide our members and the Health IT community with a one-stop place for Health IT government sponsored events.

On December 6th, 2016,  the HIMSS NCA Chapter was proud to host the 4th Annual Ugly Sweater Holiday Party in support of Toys for Tots.  The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and

In honor of Behavioral and Mental Health Awareness month. Pathway Homes was the recepient of the 2015 HIMSS-NCA Charity Program award. Pathway Homes embodies the spirit of recovery: embracing an attitude of hope, self-determination and partnering with each individual on their personal journey toward achieving self-fulfillment and realizing their dreams.
Today the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) convenes the first joint meeting of the Health Information Technology Policy and Standards Committees. We intend...
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