The North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance, Inc. (NCHICA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit consortium dedicated to accelerating the transformation of the U.S. healthcare system through the effective use of information technology, informatics and analytics. Our nearly 300 member organizations represent the many sectors of the healthcare industry: hospitals and health systems, professional societies and nonprofit associations, state and local health agencies, health plans, law firms, health IT consulting firms and vendors, health education and training providers, and research organizations.