BD Celebrates National Health Information Technology (NHIT) Week
During the week of
- Launch a new health IT-dedicated website that highlights BD's capabilities and products
- Attend HIMSS Policy Summit to support initiatives that address interoperability, cybersecurity and patient and healthcare worker safety
- Participate in social media conversations on
"BD has a natural and continuing commitment to developing leading health IT solutions that improve medication management and increase patient safety," said
National Health IT Week raises awareness of health information technology's power to improve the health and care of patients across the nation. For additional information about National Health IT Week, visit www.healthitweek.org.
BD is a leading medical technology company that partners with customers and stakeholders to address many of the world's most pressing and evolving health needs. Our innovative solutions are focused on improving medication management and patient safety; supporting infection prevention practices; equipping surgical and interventional procedures; improving drug delivery; aiding anesthesiology and respiratory care; advancing cellular research and applications; enhancing the diagnosis of infectious diseases and cancers; and supporting the management of diabetes. We are more than 45,000 associates in 50 countries who strive to fulfill our purpose of "Helping all people live healthy lives" by advancing the quality, accessibility, safety and affordability of healthcare around the world. In 2015, BD welcomed CareFusion and its products into the BD family of solutions. For more information on BD, please visit www.bd.com.
About National Health Information Technology Week
Now in its ninth year, National Health IT Week is a collaborative forum assembling key healthcare constituents—vendors, provider organizations, payers, pharmaceutical/biotech companies, government agencies, industry/professional associations, research foundations, and consumer protection groups— working together to elevate national attention to the necessity of advancing health IT. Log onto www.healthitweek.org for more information.
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