CMS and the HHS Office of the National Coordinator are hosting the first “Care Innovations Summit” in Washington, DC on January 26, 2012 to “showcase innovative work in care delivery and payment.”  Presentations will be delivered by “national thought leaders, senior government officials and visionary innovators,” who will provide information on opportunities for collaboration, funding, and partnership. The target audience for the summit includes health care professionals, patient advocates, entrepreneurs, policymakers, researchers, investors, and health information technology innovators.  The event is free, but space is limited and registration is required.