NCHICA Overview


To assist NCHICA members in accelerating the transformation of the U.S. healthcare system through the effective use of information technology, informatics and analytics.


The North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA) was established by Executive Order of the Governor in 1994. NCHICA members include leading organizations in healthcare, research and IT. Working closely with its members, NCHICA operates in many venues as a convener, promoter, educator, catalyst and innovator. NCHICA leads demonstration projects, hosts educational sessions, fosters collaborative efforts and supports initiatives that promote standards-based IT in healthcare.


1. Conducts projects that demonstrate the value of IT in healthcare

2. Hosts educational sessions including:

3. Fosters collaborative efforts through committees and workgroups such as:

4. Supports state and national initiatives that promote IT in healthcare including: