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The Role of Standards in Preventing & Mitigating Health IT Patient Safety Risks

Health IT Community Technical Workshop for all Stakeholders: Learn and Share Industry Best Practices.


Bring together all Health IT stakeholders to share best practices and review the fundamentals of risk prevention and mitigation that apply to Health IT. Health IT standards are part of the foundation needed to deliver high quality, patient-centric care. The industry continues to gain a better understanding of the relationship between managing risk and providing quality care through the safe use of Health IT.

This forum is an opportunity to receive updates on the latest standards development process related to risk prevention and mitigation, quality assurance and safety-related usability, to find out about recent findings from studies conducted on this subject, and to bring industry stakeholders together to share best practice, and define the path forward for risk prevention and mitigation that apply to Health IT.

NIST's Health IT Usability Information Page


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), and Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI)

A block of rooms has been reserved for the night of September 6, 2016 at:
Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg
620 Perry Parkway Gaithersburg
MD 20877.

The special rates are available until August 23rd or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. You can contact the hotel directly at 301-977-8900 and mention "NIST/Health IT Usability Group Meeting" to your reservation.

Online reservation

Created June 21, 2016, Updated September 8, 2016