MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Health division of Wolters Kluwer, a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today its support for National Health IT (NHIT) Week. The event is a week-long virtual celebration of the value of health IT that runs October 5-9, 2015 and culminates in the two-day HIMSS Policy Summit in Washington, D.C.
As a corporate partner, Wolters Kluwer will join other healthcare constituents in promoting national awareness of health IT. Partners supporting and participating in NHIT Week play an important role in improving the country’s healthcare system and elevating the advancement of health through the best use of information technology.
“NHIT Week builds greater awareness of technology and its evolving role in the nation’s healthcare system and facilitates the kind of industry collaboration required to accelerate adoption and innovation,” said Diana Nole, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health. “It is an important initiative that aligns with Wolters Kluwer’s commitment to leveraging cutting-edge technology to deliver integrated point of care and point of learning and research solutions that advance clinician competency, enhance clinical decision-making and improve care outcomes.”
Now in its 10th year, NHIT Week is a collaborative forum and virtual awareness week that assembles key healthcare constituents dedicated to working together to elevate the necessity of advancing health through the best use of information technology. With the theme One Voice, One Vision: Transforming Health, NHIT Week brings together policy-makers and influencers for various events throughout the week, including webinars, technology showcase and policy summit.
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