EAHITM is a non-profit organisation outlined as the pan- European umbrella association of all relevant national healthcare IT associations in Europe. Believing in the fundamental importance of unifying healthcare IT professionals at European and global levels, EAHITM is committed to increasing the professional authority and responsibility of healthcare IT managers and representing their interests to international institutions and associations. With membership in EAHITM steadily growing, the first annual General Assembly is being planned for the end of 2006.
The mission of EAHITM is:
+ to establish common healthcare IT standards, policies and strategies at EU and international levels;
+ to increase the visibility, importance and role of IT management in healthcare facilities;
+ to educate key policy makers, industry players and the general public of the benefits of healthcare IT, and
+ to promote cross-collaboration of various healthcare sectors