National HIT Week - NEHIMSS Chapter Event

September 29, 5:30pm, EDT - 8:30pm, EDT

Inn at Longwood Medical
342 Longwood Ave
Boston, MA 02115


Early Bird deadline is September 15, 2016

In this event we'll work to raise awareness and help the collective cause by recognizing the value of Health IT. This year’s theme focuses on several value areas:

  • Value of Health IT in Innovation - Precision Medicine
  • Value of Health IT in Expanding Access to Care - Telemedicine
  • Value of Health IT in Expansion of Economic Opportunities and Job Creation - Women in Health IT and STEM Careers for Health

NHIT Presentation:/sites/himsschapter/files/ChapterContent/ne/NHIT%20Presentation.pdf


Speaker Information:


Robert Havasy is a Vice President of Continua, an interoperability initiative of the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA).

The PCHA is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Continua, mHealth Summit, and HIMSS, focused on engaging consumers with their health via personalized health solutions designed for user-friendly connectivity (interoperability) that meet their lifestyle needs.

Prior to joining the PCHA, Mr. Havasy was the Corporate Team Lead for Product and Technology Development at the Center for Connected Health (CCH), part of the Partners HealthCare System in Boston, Massachusetts. Major achievements of the Center include connecting remote patient monitoring data to Partners’ electronic medical record (EMR) system, the integration of consumer activity monitoring data with the EMR, and a new platform for acquiring and integrating Patient Reported Outcome Measures data into clinical practice.





Jeffrey A. Golden is the Ramzi S. Cotran Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and the Chair of Pathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  He received his BA from the University of California, San Diego and his MD from the University of Pennsylvania.  He trained in anatomic pathology and neuropathology at the Massachusetts General Hospital followed by postdoctoral training in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School at which time he was an Instructor in the Department of Pathology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.  

He has served on many international, national and local committees, has organized numerous national and international meetings.  His work has been recognized with a number of awards including the Litchfield Lectureship at Oxford College, the Dorothy Russell Memorial Lectureship from the British Neuropathology Society, and three times by the Weil Award from the American Association of Neuropathologists. 


Policymakers want to know if we are making progress. Share your story and help impact policy makers. Use hashtag #IHeartHIT to relay your story of HIT progress.


A light meal will be served and a cash bar will be available. 

Transportation and Parking:

  • Short walk from Green line Longwood station
  • Complementary Parking in the Parking Garage attached to the Inn.

Co-Sponsored by HIMSS North America