Call for Abstracts: NCHICA 25th Annual Conference

We are seeking abstracts on these topics:


  • Using HIE to Improve Data Integration
  • Patient Matching
  • Patient Generated Data & Care Coordination
  • Strategies to Support Value-based Healthcare
  • Learning Health System/Precision Medicine

 Research & Development

  • Big Data
  • Genomics in Healthcare
  • Graphical Interface System
  • Cognitive Computing & Clinical Decision Support
  • Artificial Intelligence

Policy & Regulatory

  • Future of the Affordable Care Act
  • MACRA Quality Payment Program
  • How to Assess Quality of Care through QRUR Reports
  • HIPAA Compliance and OCR Audits
  • HITRUST Compliance
  • 21st Century Cures Act

 Data Analytics

  • Governance
  • Tools
  • Population Health
  • Use to Reduce Re-admissions

 Hot Topics

  • Cybersecurity
  • Telehealth
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Intelligent Things
  • Lean Principles in Healthcare
  • Workflow Mobility
  • Digital Disruption
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Integration
  • How to Eliminate Medical Identity Theft

Personal Health

  • Improving the Consumer Experience
  • Monitoring Health through Mobile Devices
  • Strategies for a Work-Life Balance
  • Benefits of Integrative Medicine
  • Managing Stress

Note: We welcome other topics as well. Case studies are of particular interest.

 Abstract Scoring Criteria

  • Educational value of content
  • Quality of abstract
  • Uniqueness of content (i.e., not being presented at other educational events)
  • Absence of commercial promotion

 Presenter Information

  • Presentations should be 45 minutes (including time for Q&A).
  • Limit of two presenters per session.
  • Presenters will each get a free one-day registration on the day they speak.
  • We do not cover travel or hotel expenses.

 Click here to submit an abstract.


 The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2019.

NCHICA has created a collaborative organization that no other State has achieved. It includes vendors, providers, payers, physicians, nurses, clinicians, attorneys, information technologists and other professionals, working together to improve healthcare within North Carolina in every way, from the use of technology, to public policy considerations, to patient privacy, and more. Belonging to, and participating in, this organization helps you to not only keep up with the changing healthcare environment, but to have some influence on those changes.

— David B. Dillehunt
VP, CIO, FirstHealth of the Carolinas Inc.,
Pinehurst, NC

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