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Enabling a Stronger, More Skilled Global eHealth Workforce

3:00pm - 4:00pm Tuesday, March 6
Las Vegas - Venetian Convention Center
Galileo 904


Discover how you can become part of the ongoing transatlantic initiative that is making eHealth work! Find out how the EU*US eHealth Work Project has been collaborating over the span of 18 months to measure, inform, educate and advance health information technology, digital skills and interprofessional healthcare education on a global level. See the results of what the project has accomplished and hear how we will continue this important work on an ongoing basis through the HIMSS TIGER Initiative. Learn how you can become involved in this groundbreaking and innovative effort to empower the healthcare workforce with digital skills. Bring best practices, tools and resources developed through the project to your institutions. Hear how you and your organization can help educate and train staff, assist interdisciplinary professionals as they progress throughout their careers, and provide management and administration with valuable workforce development benefits now and in the future.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Recognize how our global workforce development project is transforming educational, professional development and networking opportunities for interdisciplinary professionals and all members of the allied health team throughout the US and globally, in all healthcare settings
  • Demonstrate meaningful activities and discussions related to the EU*US eHealth Work and the HIMSS TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) initiatives
  • Apply real-world examples of competency, role and education mapping using the Health IT (HITComp) Tool & Repository, an open source and globally accessible workforce development resource, and learn how to use it to benefit yourself, your organization, and more
  • Discuss how to get involved with the EU*US eHealth Work Project, have a voice in the global dialogue of digital skills advancement in healthcare workforce development, and tap into the open source resources developed to aid the global eHealth workforce in transforming care and practice
  • Share the results of our innovative work, including our global survey on eHealth skills, education and training needs, trends and status, the gap analysis of that survey, foundational curriculum in eHealth, case studies and more


Founder, CEO and Managing Director,
Omni Micro/Omni Med Solutions
Chief Medical Officer,
Continuing Education Credits: 


Academics (professors/students)
Clinical Informaticists
Early Careerist Professional