WASHINGTON, D.C. — Health data innovation takes center stage at the second Washington, D.C., Health Data & Innovation Week, taking place June 2–7. More than 2,000 health innovators, physicians, nurses, consumers and patients from across the District and the United States are joining with federal agencies and top health technology and innovation leaders for a week of hands-on events and dialogue about how best to use health data and the technology to manage it.
Following the event’s success in 2011, Mayor Vincent Gray has officially declared “D.C. Health Data and Innovation Week” for a second consecutive year, establishing the nation’s capital as an epicenter of health innovation to improve health and reduce health inequalities in the District of Columbia and the nation.
“I’m proud to declare June 2–7 Washington, D.C., Health Data and Innovation Week and am excited about the events that will be part of it,” said Gray. “These events will help bring public attention to the nexus between advancements in technology and advancements in health care. This will complement our efforts in the District government to improve health care for all of our residents. I applaud Kaiser Permanente and the other federal and local partners for helping make this week’s events possible.”
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