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The National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved (NHIT) will be convening the "NHIT Summit" on Monday, February  11th, 2019 at HIMSS19 in Orlando, FL.

Welcoming Remarks

Keynote Speaker

This is an exclusive engagement program for health executives to interact with innovators and world-class thought leadership to facilitate the development of actionable solutions to enhance the value and benefit to minority and underserved populations, and to reduce health disparities.

Meeting:             NHIT Summit 

Date:                    Monday, February 11th, 2019 
Time:                   8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
Cost:                     $150
Location:            Orlando County Convention Center
Registration:     Please REGISTER for the NHIT SUMMIT

We sincerely hope you can join us for this important event. Please register as soon as possible, and if you have any questions or require assistance with the registration process, please contact Luis Belen at

HIMSS19 (separate registration details)

HIMSS19 | Champions of Health Unite
February 11-15, 2019, Orlando, FL 
The HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition bring s you the world-class education, cutting-edge products and solutions, and unique networking opportunities you need to solve your biggest health information and technology challenges – all at one time, all in one place. Expand your knowledge and dive into a variety of compelling topics with HIMSS19 optional events, exhibit specialty areas, networking, and more.

The NHIT Collaborative is proud to be a Collaborator of HIMSS19. As such, our members receive the member discount to attend! To receive the discount, go to the conference website and select “Register Now”.  Select our name from the “Conference Collaborating Organizations” drop down in the registration process, and enter the code COLLABH19.  

Denise W. Hines, DHA, PMP, FHIMSS joined HIMSS Executive Leadership Team as Chief Americas Officer (CAO) in January. With nearly 25 years of experience, Dr. Hines is an award-winning, nationally recognized expert in healthcare technology, particularly the role of state government in health information exchanges (HIE).

Dr. Don Rucker is the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where he leads the formulation of the federal health IT strategy and coordinates federal health IT policies, standards, programs, and investments. ​