Friday, August 10, 2012

IHE NA Connectathon 2013 Registration Opens on Aug. 22, 2012- Learn more!

Shift your Product Development Cycle into High Gear at NA Connectathon 2013!

Developers of health IT systems along with standards experts gather in Chicago each year to take part in the largest interoperability testing event in the industry, the IHE North American (NA) Connectathon 2013, January 28-Feburary 2, 2013, sponsored by IHE USA. Connectathon participants test system interoperability and conformance to IHE Profiles— standards-based specifications for meeting real-world healthcare needs. The result: a collaborative atmosphere, which exposes barriers and promotes rapid problem resolution, promoting efficiency and innovation.

Read the details below to learn about system registration opening August 22, 2012, and sign-up for new educational webinars this month!

Prepare your Team for System Registration opening August 22            

IHE USA opens system registration for the NA Connectathon on August 22, 2012 and closes on October 5, 2012. Nine IHE domains will be offered for testing this year, plus the Health Story Project’s Consolidated CDA® will be available for testing for the first time! Visit IHE USA’s website to learn more about the NA Connectathon registration process and fees or download the IHE Policies & Guidelines online.

First-time Participants: Learn more about the NA Connectathon 2013

“Testing Health IT to Achieve Interoperability: The IHE NA Connectathon” will be featured in a HIMSS Virtual Event on August 22, 2012, at 1:45-2:45pm CT. The IHE NA Connectathon presentation is one of four educational presentations in the HIMSS Virtual Event* that will provide an overview of IHE’s role in the healthcare IT industry, Technical Frameworks, and impact on Meaningful Use. Register for this free event today!

Learn more about the IHE NA Connectathon and registration process on IHE USA’s website or contact the staff at

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*The first of four educational sessions begin at 10:00am CT and concludes with the IHE NA Connectathon presentation at 1:45-2:45pm CT. Please view the full schedule of sessions online and choose from the sessions that interest you.


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