Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 16, 2009
Van Eperen Public Relations (VE PR), http://www.vepublicrelations.com, today announced it is joining 75 public and private sector organizations in Washington, D.C., to participate in the Fourth Annual National Health IT Week, September 21-September 25. The goal of National Health IT Week is to educate and create awareness of health information technology to help reform healthcare.
"As President Barack Obama urges the nation to move forward in transforming our healthcare system, the timing has never been better to invest in bringing tangible improvements via healthcare information technology," said Laura Van Eperen, CEO of VE PR. "VE PR routinely has been the communications and marketing firm national and regional organizations have turned to help educate the public about the benefits of health information technology. We are very proud to join in the efforts related to National Health IT Week."
Through National Health IT Week 2009, industry and policy stakeholders will learn about leading health IT policy issues. Activities will focus on the recent developments surrounding the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and healthcare reform.
The week consists of several partner events, including:
-Capitol Hill Steering Committee on Telehealth and Healthcare Informatics
Technology Showcase (September 24, 2009)
-National IT Week Press Conference on Capitol Hill (September 22, 2009)
-National IT Week Networking Reception (September 22, 2009)
-HIMSS 8th Annual Policy Summit (September 22-23, 2009)
Visit http://www.HealthITWeek.org for a full list of partners and a calendar of the Week's activities.
About Van Eperen Public Relations
VE PR is an award-winning marketing communications consulting firm with a healthcare practice area. The firm works with public and private organizations to plan and execute strategic communications programs. VE PR is authorized to provide professional services to the government through the GSA schedule. For more information on VE PR, contact Laura Van Eperen at 301/581.7298, or visit VE PR at http://www.vepublicrelations.com.