Skip to main content
A decade of HINTS. Quantifying the Health Information Revolution through Data Innovation and Collaboration

Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) Users Meeting
January 9-10, 2014 | Rockville, Maryland

Meeting Location

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
9609 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

Hotel Information

There is a block of rooms reserved for HINTS Meeting attendees at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center at the special group rate of 119.00 USD per night (available from January 9th to January 11th, 2014). To take advantage of this special rate, you must book your room by December 19th, 2013 (12/19/2013).

The Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center will provide shuttle service to the NCI building on the morning of Jan. 9th and January 10th, but attendees will have to obtain their own transportation back to the hotel in the evening.

Travel Information

Public transportation
To get to NCI Shady Grove via metro, take the Red Line to the Shady Grove stop, which is the terminal station. Information about the Metro transit system, including fares, schedules, and estimated travel times from other stops, can be found at


There is also free parking available at NCI Shady Grove- guests are welcome to park in any unmarked spot.


Please note that you will be required to go through NIH security to enter NCI Shady Grove so please bring a government-issued photo ID. All persons and belongings will go through a metal detector upon arrival.

Internet Access:

Free and open WIFI is available in the NCI building.

Meal Information

Please note that breakfast and coffee/snacks will NOT be provided during the meeting; attendees will be responsible for getting their own meals at their own cost.

There is a cafeteria in the NCI building on the Terrace Level (this link provides more information about the food available in the cafeteria). In addition, there are a number of restaurants and cafés located near NCI Shady Grove. The following establishments are within easy walking distance of the NCI building:  

Oishii Blue Fin
9613 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 340-3000

9613-E Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850

West Wing Café & Bakery
9613-C Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850


If we can be of help as you plan your trip, please feel free to contact us at