Care Campaign

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NHIT, in partnership with Sprint, Healthcare Ready, and The Primary Care Association, launched the CARE Campaign to support Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. Our mission: provide emergency power, medical supplies, communications, and telemedicine support to restore critical health services.


We equipped over 100 clinics in Puerto Rico’s hardest-hit areas with internet, laptops, and communications gear, ensuring they could continue serving their communities.

  • • 80 two-way radios
  • • 150 Smart Phones
  • • 12 INSPIRA Health Centers
  • • 6 SatCom internet relays
  • • “Clinic in a Box” kits


Resilient health care and robust Health IT infrastructure are vital for disaster recovery. NHIT is committed to using health information technology and innovation to create a resilient, 21st-century health ecosystem. Thanks to grants from the USVI Department of Human Services and the Office of Insular Affairs, the CARE Campaign brings together experts from government, community organizations, and industry for:

  • • Congressional Briefings
  • • Educational Webinars
  • • Town Hall Sessions
  • • Health Innovation Summits


• Health IT Innovation to Address Health Disparities

• Population Health Data

• Disaster Preparedness and Social Determinants of Health

• NHIT – USVI Listening Sessions

• Health Innovation Summit

• Community Transformation Forum

Our collaborative efforts led to the approval of $14.9M from HHS-CMS to establish a USVI Health Information Exchange, a pivotal step towards a resilient health system.

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