#HITsm Chat

#HITsm TweetChat, Aug. 1, 2014

Moderator: Chad Johnson


Topic 1: What actions must an EHR vendor take to be considered “open?”

Topic 2: Congress discussed health data interop this week. Is there anything they could do to advance exchange?

Topic 3: Why haven’t free and well-known health standards led to compliance among vendors?

Topic 4: Pick a trend- What new technology will make the biggest impact 5 years from now?


For those not familiar with #HITsm TweetChats, #HITsm is an acronym for “healthcare IT social media” and we focus on current topics that are influencing healthcare technology, health IT, and the use of social media in healthcare.

Chats are held at 11 a.m, CST, every Friday. Cancellations will be noted in Upcoming Chats, located on this page. During the chat, topics will be announced by the @HealthStandards Twitter account.

It’s easy to join the Twitter conversation by following along by searching for #HITsm on Twitter and tagging your tweets with #HITsm so they can be seen by the other chat participants.

To suggest a future #HITsm moderator, please Tweet your recommendations to @healthstandards or @OchoTex.