Attendees at the Networking Reception and Awards Ceremony, which honored policy leaders who have helped to improve healthcare through IT initiatives.
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The many awards given out at the NHITWeek Awards Ceremony, all lined up and ready.
Outgoing National Coordinator for Health IT, Farzad Mostashari, MD, gave his acceptance speech after receiving the HIMSS Special Recognition Health IT Leadership Award.
[See also: Mostashari launches National Health IT Week with a question: Is the time now?]
EHRA Board Chair Mickey McGlynn spoke at the NHITWeek press conference.
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) also spoke at the press conference, which was part of the HIMSS HIT Policy Summit on September 18. The senator shared his thoughts on the federal government's role in transforming healthcare in the U.S.
Read more about what the senator said.
Between the press conference and the Institute for e-Health Policy's Capitol Hill Health IT Showcase, attendees had a chance to network and talk about the events of the day.
An attendee at the HIMSS Interoperability Showcase gets a demonstration.
HIMSS Board Chair Scott MacLean at the HIMSS Policy Summit.
Congressman Tim Murphy speaks at the HIMSS Policy Summit. He also received the HIMSS Congressional Health IT Leadership Award at the September 18 Awards Ceremony.
A Congressional Staff Panel Discussion was held at the HIMSS Policy Summit.