The National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved, Inc. (NHIT®), will be convening the NHIT Summit in collaboration with HIMSS20, on Monday, March 9, 2020. The NHIT Summit is an education program for health executives to interact with innovators and world-class thought leadership. The Summit will focused on the organizations mission to engage underserved populations in the development and use of health information technology (HIT) as a means to support and sustain health equity and economic viability based on NHIT’s five pillars: Workforce, Innovation, Policy, Research, and Community.


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The NHIT Summit will bring together leaders in industry, government and technology to advance the use and impact of health technologies among minority and underserved populations.

This year’s program will focus on the use of health information exchange, virtual care and artificial intelligence as a means to support and sustain health equity, featuring an interactive “Innovative Practices” Fair. In addition to DeSalvo, featured speakers and panelists include Denise Hines, HIMSS Chief Americas Officer, Former Congresswoman Donna Christensen and leaders from CMS, VA, Microsoft, HP, AWS and more.   


NHIT Summit - Registration

Monday, March 9 | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

HIMSS20 | Orlando, FL

​NHIT and HIMSS invite you to join a select gathering of health executives on Monday, March 9th at HIMSS20 in Orlando, FL.  Hear from world-class thought leaders such as Karen DeSalvo, MD, MPH, M.Sc., Chief Health Officer, Google Health.  The program will give you exclusive access to global innovators to enable you to create actionable solutions to support and sustain health equity and economic viability.  Learn more and register today.

​As a benefit of NHIT Collaborative’s partnership, will receive discounted access to HIMSS20 or you can select to only attend the Summit ($199 through 2/10, then $249).

Register as soon as possible to secure your spot!

Detailed Registration Instructions.

  • Select Register Now
  • It will bring you to a login screen. If you do not have a HIMSS login, you can create one by clicking the "Start Here" link to the right of the orange sign in button.
  • Once you have created an account and/or logged in, it will bring you to a "Who are you registering" page. Select the appropriate responses, including picking NHIT Collaborative from the "Conference Collaborating Organizations" drop-down during registration, and enter the code H20COLLAB
  • Once demographics are filled in, it will bring you to a “Membership Package Information” page. Unless you would like to purchase HIMSS membership, select the blue continue button.
  • Select the registration category Collaborator, on the following page add the additional program – NHIT Summit, and the any optional events you would like to add.
     -  If you would ONLY like to attend the NHIT Summit, select the Events Only registration category and it will allow you to              register for the NHIT Summit only.
  • Once you get to the “Review Information” page, double check your selections and any fees and select “Finish” if approved.

Registration Questions:

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Karen B. DeSalvo, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc.,​ Chief Health Officer at Google Health

​DeSalvo served as National Coordinator for Health Information Technology from 2014 to 2016 and U.S. Acting Assistant Secretary for Health from 2014 to 2017.