National Health IT CollaborativE FOR THE UNDERSERVEd (NHIT)

Our Team

Our amazing team of Board Members, National Advisors, Consultants, Fellows, Interns, and part-time volunteers are committed to helping underserved communities.

Our History

NHIT has worked on issues such as broadband access, electronic health records, precision medicine, consumer health applications and disaster resiliency.

Our Mission

NHIT is a 501(c)3 non-profit with a 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.

NHIT Leading Initiatives

Responding to a Dire Public Health Challenges

Data Fusion Center

Through the Center, industry, academia, and communities can discover, explore, and visualize SDoH and health equity-related factors and their impact. Since its launch in January 2021, the Center has ingested, cleaned, and published over 2 Billion rows and 3,500 features (and counting) of traditional and non-traditional information.

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The Alliance

NHIT and Sanitas largely recognized for their commitment to social justice and health equity, formed an alliance (the "Alliance") to offer a comprehensive model of healthcare that provides health equity, compassion and well-being to patients in underserved and rural communities.

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Care Campaign

NHIT, with guidance from supporting partners, launched the NHIT Care Campaign® with the mission of restoring the health safety net for people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in the wake of Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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Serving Underserved populations