Health IT Fair to feature IT professionals, expert presenters

An extravaganza featuring health information technology will take place throughout the day Friday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science.

Learn more about the exciting field of health information technology by attending the Health IT Fair that will include an opportunity to meet and greet professionals from 17 local businesses and organizations, learn about current research and development and attend special presentations by experts in the health IT field.

The morning presentations will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (see topics and presenters below). At 1 to 3 p.m. the fair will take place in the Manning Hall Lobby and in room 208. A panel discussion featuring representatives from Allscripts, EHR 2.0, Family Health Network, Infina Connect, Axial Exchange, Epic and RENCI is scheduled from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

See the full schedule.

If you can attend any or all of the presentations, please send your RSVP to Heather Lewis at: hlewis22@email.unc.edu

Companies represented at the Health IT Fair include:

•Allscripts
•Axial Exchange
•Bioinformatics Core, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
•Carolina Center for Health Informatics, UNC Department of Emergency Medicine
•EHR 2.0
•Epic
•Family Health Network
•Health Care & Bioscience Strategic Advisor, Leslie Alexandre
•NC Health IT, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
•NC Immunization Registry, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
•Infina Connect
•Quantal Semantics
•Quintiles
•RENCI
•RTI International
•SAS Institute
•Thomson Reuters

Published March 13, 2012.