HIMSS Europe CIO Summit 2015

CIO Summit 2015: Preparing the ground for sucess

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society 

HIMSS is a global, cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT). HIMSS leads efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. 

HIMSS is a cause-based, global enterprise producing health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause. HIMSS, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

The HIMSS Europe CIO Summit will be celebrating its 6th edition on 7-8 October in Valencia, Spain. This annual event which gathers leading European IT Directors and Senior Healthcare IT Executives is simply a must for every CIO in Europe. This year, the CIO Summit will take place in the Hospital La Fe, a renowned HIMSS EMRAM Stage 6 Hospital in Valencia.

The HIMSS Europe CIO Summit is taking a new direction in its structure and content. This year, the event is free for Hospital CIOs and CEOs and its main focus will be on networking. In addition, the event will include two Hospital Tours: one Stage 6 and, for the first time ever, one Stage 7 tour as well. 








  • Share real and practical experiences with leading European Hospital CIOs and learn from each other’s successes and challenges
  • Experience the daily success stories and challenges of two top European hospitals through our private Hospital Tours: access the latest and most innovative IT solutions and come away with valuable learnings
  • Keep up to date with European data: take note of the latest developments on the implementation of EMRAM in Europe and see where your hospital is ranking

  • Understand how to unlock the true value of data to support service redesign
  • Learn valuable lessons about ROI and how to justify IT spending in hospitals
  • Gain insights on how the role of a CIO can influence patient flow in a hospital

  • Meet the top CIOs from the most innovative hospitals in Europe and develop relationships with key stakeholders
  • Educate an extremely targeted audience holding key positions from the most advanced healthcare IT regions in Europe and abroad
  • Be ahead of what is next in European healthcare IT from best practices, practical solutions and cutting edge developments to enhance your product and country strategy

  • Dutch: The fastest growing community at the moment cannot miss this CIO gathering. Educate delegates on how The Netherlands has achieved a HIMSS EMRAM Stage 7 Hospital and exchange knowledge with other key regions
  • French: After the launch of the French eHealth Exchange in Montpellier, the whole of the Healthcare IT Community in Europe is waiting to hear about French best practices and current challenges: come and share it with the most influential gathering
  • Ibero-American: This is your chance to share knowledge about eHealth in the Ibero-American region. With the highest number of EMRAM Stage 6 & 7 hospitals in Europe, this conversation is more relevant than ever
  • Nordic: The Nordic Community has been a role model to be followed others - share your knowledge and expertise and learn from your European neighbours Stage 6&7: Be part of the birth of the new EMRAM 2.0 model and understand the global approach to electronic medical records


This is only a snapshot of who will be attending the CIO Summit. Join your peers and European healthcare IT leaders in what is shaping up to being the "not-to-be-missed gathering of the year".

Job TitleCompanyCountry

IT Operations ManagerCatholic Hospitals of LilleFrance
Account ManagerQLIKSpain
CEO - Chief Executive OfficerHospital Universitari i Politecnic La FeSpain
CFO - Chief Financial OfficerCatholic Hospitals of LilleFrance
CIO - Chief Information OfficerCorporació de Salut del Maresme i la SelvaSpain
CIO - Chief Information OfficerHospital Universitario del HenaresSpain
CIO - Chief Information OfficerEnte Ospedaliero CantonaleSwitzerland
CIO - Chief Information OfficerGH Paris Saint-JosephFrance
CIO - Chief Information OfficerRIBERA SALUD, S.A.Spain
CIO - Chief Information OfficerAO Gaetano Pini orthopedic instituteItaly
CIO - Chief Information OfficerAzienda Ospedaliera di Desio e VimercateItaly
CIO - Chief Information OfficerFatih Mah. Ihlamur sok. No:7Turkey
CIO - Chief Information OfficerHospital Clinica BenidormSpain
CIO - Chief Information OfficerUniversity Hospital TuebingenGermany
CIO - Chief Information OfficerCatholic Hospitals of LilleFrance
CIO - Chief Information OfficerHospital Son EspasesSpain
CIO / CINOBadalona Serveis AssistencialsSpain
CMIO - Chief Medical Information OfficerCatholic Hospitals of LilleFrance
General ManagerGeneral ElectricUnited Kingdom
Internal Auditor - ConsultantPublic Hospital Instution - TurkeyTurkey
IT Projects ManagerCatholic Hospitals of LilleFrance
IT specialist - Manager AssistantPublic Hospital Instution - TurkeyTurkey
Senior ManagerQlikSpain
Subdirector de Sistemas y TICFundación Jiménez Díaz idcsaludSpain
Vice PresidentPublic Hospital Instution - TurkeyTurkey

To Register Click Here.


By registering, you agree to all the terms and conditions set forth below.

For all registrations and payments received on or before 31 July 2015, the Earlybird registration rate will apply. As of 1 August 2015, you may register and pay the onsite fee.

Confirmations will be sent via email. If you did not receive your confirmation email, please contact us at[email protected] to have one resent.

For security reasons, registrants will be issued a badge onsite which are required to be worn at all times during the conference and any organised functions. Badge swapping is strictly not allowed. Anyone found wearing a badge that does not match their identification will be evicted from the conference with no refund.

The organisers reserve the right to release registrant contact details to third parties.

The organisers reserve the right to cancel or reschedule any programmes and to close registrations when programmes are sold out. For these reasons, registrants are advised against purchasing non refundable airline tickets. Should The HIMSS Europe CIO Summit 2015 be cancelled, your registration fee will not be refunded but will automatically be applied to the next event.

We are Healthcare Information Management System Society (HIMSS). We are the parent Company to HIMSS Europe GmbH and operate the website atwww.hitciosummit.eu (the " Site") and constitute the vendor in this transaction.

HIMSS Europe GmbH is a company registered in Germany with company number HRB 152823 B. Our registered office is Lennéstraße 9, 10785 Berlin, Germany. If you need to contact us, see our Contact uspage.


All changes, cancellations or substitutions must be made in writing to HIMSS Europe via email to [email protected].

Cancellation before and on 7 September 2015 - €100.00 administrative fee will be forfeited
Cancellation after 7 September 2015 - 100% of the registration fee will be forfeited

Reinstating of registration is not permitted after cancellation. You will need to register again. If you cancel and are entitled to a refund, expect a refund within 30 days post conference.

Registrants unable to attend may send a substitute. If substitute is not a member, the non-member fee will apply.


Our online registration site is a secured site. Major credit cards such as American Express, VISA and MasterCard are accepted.
Wire transfers may also be made by registering online, selecting the wire transfer payment (option available until 25 September 2015).

Please ensure to settle your payment within 14 days from receiving your registration confirmation to the following bank account:
Bank Account Name - HIMSS
Bank Name - JP Morgan Chase Bank
Account Number - 32286301
Sort Code - 609242
IBAN # - GB22CHAS60924232286301
Reference - HIMSS Europe CIO Summit 2015, registration confirmation number and your first and last name

Registrations will be held as pending until the wire transfer is received.





Monday 5th October

CIO Boot Camp

CIO Boot Camp

CIO Boot Camp

Networking Reception

Tuesday 6th October

CIO Boot Camp

CIO Boot Camp

CIO Boot Camp

Networking Reception

Wednesday 7th October

CIO Summit

CIO Summit
Stage 6 & 7 Hospital Tours

HIMSS EMRAM Awards Dinner

Thursday 8th October

CIO Summit

CIO Summit
Stage 7 Hospital Tour

CIO Summit Networking Reception


Networking at the CIO Summit is absolutely key. This is why we offer a platform for you to take advantage of every opportunity to make a new connection and meet the leaders of the industry. During the day, enjoy every coffee and lunch break to mix and mingle with other conference delegates. By night, make sure you sign up to the below dinners or activities - we all like to network in a more relaxing atmosphere!


Wednesday, 7th October 20:30 - midnight
Fee: 95€ (excl. VAT)


This year, the HIMSS Europe CIO Summit team is very proud to present two exceptional Hospital Tours available for all attendees. (Please note both Tours have limited places, which will be given on a "first come first served" basis). The first tour will take place at the Hospital La Fe, a renowned HIMSS Stage 6 hospital and also the host of this year's event, on the first day of the Summit. On the second day, we are offering a tour of Marina Salud, a HIMSS Stage 7 hospital in Dénia. See the detailed itenerary of both tours below:


Wednesday 7th October from 5pm to 7pm
Thursday 8th October from 2:30pm to 4:35pm
The hospital tours at La Fe are complimentary and will be taking place in the afternoons, after the conference sessions. You can register for the hospital tours by selecting them during the registration process. The tours will be taking place in groups of 20 and will be conducted both in Spanish and in English.
Please note seats are limited and we strongly advise you you to register in advance to secure your place.


  1. Logistics Area. Logistics and Pharmacy Robots
  2. Pharmacy:
    • Unidosis medicines repackaging
    • Dispensation. Preparation of medicine trolleys
  3. Hospitalization Ward patients floor
    • Use of nursing trolleys/cars.
    • EMR Mobility (Historia Clínica Electrónica)
    • Medication administration
    • Vitals’ check
    • Care Plans
    • EMR Mobility in facultative tablets


Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th October

The Marina Salud hospital tour is also complimentary for CIO Summit attendees but places will be subject to availability. Marina Salud is in Denia, just about an hour south of Valencia. Bus transfer services will be available to and from Valencia.

Wednesday 7th October
10 people per Group, 4 Groups in total per day= 40 max/day

Thursday 8th October
10 people per Group, 4 Groups in total per day= 40 max/day

Each group will have:

  • 2h Visit – visiting 4 departments (30min per department)
  • 2 groups visiting clinical itinerary
  • 2 groups visiting technical itinerary


  1. Clinical Itinerary
    • Emergency
    • Hospitalization nursery process
    • Hospitalization clinical process
    • Surgical Area
  2. Technical Itinerary
    • ITC Departments
    • Intensive care unit
    • Logistics
    • Outpatients

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