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Apply online by following the link below to become a member!

SHIC Documents

Acquaint yourself with the SHIC Consortium Membership Agreement and Bylaws.

Member Benefits

Market Expansion

Membership creates a channel for small companies and non-traditional suppliers to identify opportunities and establish customer relationships with Government and other members.


Alignment of Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and DoD, policy & industry requirements to solutions.


OTAs are flexible contracting vehicles capable of multiple taskings with a single set of terms, resulting in faster award execution than traditional Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)-based contracts.

Frequently Asked Questions

An application with all necessary documentation can be processed in as little as 1-2 business days.  Approval of non-US organizations may take longer.

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Currently, there is no cost to join and no membership dues.

SHIC members are a collaborative coalition of senior population healthcare solution-oriented innovators. Members include Healthcare Organizations & Non-profits, Academic & Research Institutions, Industry & Startup Innovators, and Government leaders in the following innovation areas:

  • Telemedicine, Wearable Health Technologies, Predictive and Diagnostic Tools, Smart Assistive Technologies
  • Virtual Exercise Programs, Fitness Applications, Wearables, Podcasts, Interactive Media
  • Fall Prediction Systems, AI-Enabled Electronic Health Records (EHR), EHR Connected Mobile Devices and Remote Monitoring
  • Telehealth and Virtual Counselling, COPD Puffer Monitors, Wearables and Mobile Applications
  • Portable Diagnostic Systems, Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation Devices, Age-friendly Buildings
  • Telemedicine, Remote Drug Delivery Systems, Remotely Guided Therapeutic Systems, Remote Monitoring, Smart Mobility Technologies, Business Model Innovation
  • Food Preparation and Sanitization Technologies, Food Quality Assessment Tools, Smart Food Trays, Diet and Nutrition Guidance through Apps and Podcasts, Food Shopping and Meal Prep Guidance, Pre-made Food Delivery Systems, Smart Refrigerators
  • Prescription Drug Management Systems and Technologies, Smart Pill Packs, Smart Puffers, Reminder Systems, Smart Analgesic Systems

SHIC stakeholders include:

  • Health care providers and health care delivery organizations
  • Academic institutions and nonprofit organizations
  • Providers of tertiary medical databases: Accountable Care Organizations (ACO), doctor networks, etc.
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Veterans Affairs and other payers
  • Federal Agencies: NIH, NSF, HHS, DoD, DHA and others
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Professional societies
  • Advocacy organizations
  • Regulatory agencies: FDA and others

Yes. However, for Non-U.S. companies, membership eligibility will be decided on a case-by-case basis. Foreign instrumentalities that are substantially owned, controlled, sponsored, commanded, managed, or dominated by a foreign government will not be eligible for Membership unless directed by the Government.