NIST recently announced that they are hosting a workshop on July 13 in Gaithersburg, Maryland entitled Usability in Health IT: Strategic, Research, and Implementation.
Here are the particulars from the announcement:
Sponsors: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Technology
Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
Agency for Healthcare Reseach and Quality
Audience: Health IT professionals. Format: Workshop with roundtable discussion. Purpose: To promote collaboration in health IT usability among Federal agencies, industry, and academia. Topics: State of the art; strategy for moving forward, research objectives, and implementation. Technical Contact: Lana Lowry, NIST, phone: 301-975-4995, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: Coming Soon! Registration: On-line Registration
(By clicking on this link, you are leaving the NIST site.)
On-line registration will end at 5 pm EST on July 6, 2010
Registration Contact: Angela Ellis, NIST, phone: 301-975-3881, email: email@example.com Accommodations: A block of rooms has been reserved for the nights of July 12, 2010 at the Holiday Inn Gaithersburg, Two Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20879. The special rate is $119.00 per night plus 13% tax.To make your reservation, please contact the hotel directly at 301/948-8900 by June 22, 2010, and mention that you are attending the “NIST/Health IT Usability Workshop”.