December 10, 2023
Office of Health Information Technology and Google to Host Two-Day Workshop for Healthcare
Google Cloud Panel Speaker at Electronic Health and fitness Summit22 in July in St. Thomas (Submitted image)

The Business of Health and fitness Information Engineering (OHIT) and a staff of executives from Google and Google Cloud will host a two-working day workshop on Sept. 12-13 at Authorities House on St. Croix for leaders from the overall health facts technological know-how and human companies sectors to share greatest methods, assets and alternatives for workforce development, integration and interoperability to ultimately boost results in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The workshop is a comply with-up to discussions that took place in the course of OHIT’s Electronic Wellness Summit in July that was designed to foster revolutionary and transformative health and fitness info technologies sources and remedies.

“Based on the electrical power and achievements of the summit, I am delighted to see the Place of work of Health and fitness Details Technologies using one more action to place in area methods, systems and partnerships that can drastically enhance the high-quality of wellness treatment selections and sources offered to Virgin Islanders,” Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. said.

Many summit members were being eager to understand more about Google’s technique and methods, and Google expressed a commitment to investing resources in the USVI overall health ecosystem, in accordance to OHIT Director Michelle Francis.

The mission of the Office environment of Well being IT is to structure and employ an built-in healthcare procedure that takes advantage of overall health information technological innovation to increase the overall health and wellness of the territory’s inhabitants.

A representative from the Google Cloud crew expressed that they are grateful for the prospect provided by the USVI Business office of Overall health Details Technological innovation to go over Google’s investment decision in the healthcare field. By way of this workshop, there will be a dialogue on how to broaden Google’s partnerships inside the USVI in workforce enhancement, and approaches to encourage integration and interoperability throughout health and fitness devices to measurably strengthen healthcare outcomes for the people.

The Office environment of Well being Information Technological know-how also proceeds to work with the Office of Human Companies Medicaid Place of work to develop and start the USVI Wellbeing Information Trade, which will permit a patient’s well being file to abide by them across suppliers in the territory and on the U.S. mainland. The exchange will also transform care coordination so companies can much better converse about a patient’s complete treatment and see their data in a single secure place.

OHIT Government Director Michelle Francis interviews Community Consulting Group’s Fred Forrer during a unique edition of the Governing administration Household system “The Press Box.” (Submitted photograph)

OHIT also designs to host a number of smaller educational gatherings amongst this occasion and following year’s Electronic Health Summit, with the aim of equipping suppliers, health care industry experts and the basic general public with the information, accessibility to resources, and topic matter professionals to navigate the evolving well being IT landscape and make knowledgeable choices.

For much more data, check out the Business of Overall health Information Engineering web page at and Fb web site: for aspects, downloadable elements and to observe the Digital Overall health Summit22 periods.

The Bryan-Roach Administration is investing in the Territory’s folks, infrastructure and long term by means of transparency, stabilizing the financial state, restoring rely on in the authorities and making sure that recovery jobs are concluded as rapidly as doable. Check out

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