NHIT Collaborative’s Second Annual Conference: “Advancing Health Equity through Precision Medicine and Innovation”
On October 6, 2015, Dr. Perez-Stable, Director of the NIMHD and Dr. Gary Gibbons of NHLBI keynoted a daylong summit of leaders from across the federal government, academia and industry at the NHIT Collaborative’s Second Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Interactive panels described how the President’s Precision Medicine Initiative, and other health IT activities could impact the health and lives of people in underserved and medically underserved communities. The NHIT Collaborative, in collaboration with the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) Resource Center, announced the “Hepatitis Awareness Initiative” at the Conference. This initiative will be launched in January.