From October 2 to 5, 2019, State Government Member Martin Eichtinger, responsible for housing, labor and international relations, visited Washington, DC, for talks examining the latest developments on eHealth, health IT, big data analytics and telehealth applications for the public health care sector.
The policymaker from Lower Austria engaged in meetings with U.S. officials, experts, top doctors and researchers at the US. Senate, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health and the Johns Hopkins Center for Population Health Information Technology.
Honored at his U.S. alma mater
The trip ended at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, where Mr. Eichtinger was presented with the Woodrow Wilson Award for Distinguished Government Service by the Alumni Association of his alma mater Johns Hopkins University (JHU). He acquired a diploma in International Affairs from JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies in 1985.
On the sidelines, the Austrian Delegation visited the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, as well as the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.