HIMSS24 Europe

HIMSS24 Europe


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Tomorrow’s healthcare will take all of us. Leaders like you are building healthcare’s future.

HIMSS24 Europe is the destination to learn, connect, innovate.

Better patient outcomes and stronger workforces are a team project. At HIMSS24 Europe, we’ve built a programme to arm you and your peers with the insights you need to transform health systems back at home. Rome’s calling you—so mark 29-31 May on your calendar.

Building with peers and industry leaders

The learning you’ll do here will power your team’s next breakthrough. From AI in healthcare, to interoperability, health equity, clinical decision supports, wearables, EMR adoption, and predictive analytics, we’ve got it all. And our speaker roster includes a who’s who of thought leaders, including European policymakers, CIOs, and health AI innovators—to name just a few.

Networking is core to the HIMSS24 experience, too. Our conference draws health leaders and professionals from Europe and beyond, with attendees from over 70 countries representing the global health ecosystem. That includes government officials, healthcare CIOs and senior executives, providers, IT professionals, startup founders, consultants, academics, and market suppliers.

You’ll meet a whole lot of changemakers, and drive a whole lot of change.

HIMSS24 European Health Conference & Exhibition is the most influential health IT conference and exhibition in Europe.

You’re invited, and your energy is so needed.

Digital transformation is vital, and this is the space to learn from leaders who are building efficient, personalized care. We’ll cut through the buzzwords and dive deep into the biggest issues in European healthcare—creating space for connection-building along the way.

AI, workforce sustainability, preventative care, and digital transformation in action are the big topics we’ll cover. So are interoperability, health data, digitally-enabled care pathways, and patient empowerment. You’ll leave with insights you can take home and use to drive change.

What’s included?

  • Access to all main conference programming
  • Pre-conference workshops (Wednesday) included at no extra cost*
  • Access to the HIMSS Europe event app and matchmaking programme
  • Entry to both the Wednesday welcome reception and the Thursday exhibition receptions
  • Bottomless coffee break refreshments
  • Entry to the exhibit hall (Thursday & Friday)
  • CPD points (more information to come)

*Some sessions, such as regional summits, may be by invitation or separate registration only, but these will be clearly marked on the agenda

Learn today, then build tomorrow

HIMSS24 Europe’s expertly-curated programme will cover all the continent’s latest health innovations.

Policy, technology, and clinical practice are all intertwined.

At HIMSS24 Europe, we’ll cover them all. Our lineup includes a deep dive into Europe’s current regulatory landscape, including the AI Act, the European Health Data Space and the European Recovery and Resilience Fund. We’ll also help you make sense of all today’s trends in health technology—from machine learning to digital maturity and telehealth. (Among many others.)

Lectures, up-close networking, and case studies: we’ve got them all. You’ll have diverse opportunities to learn and connect, in the ways that work for you. And you’ll leave HIMSS24 Europe with rich insights to take back home and drive change in your health system.

Watch this space for updates—our programme-at-a-glance will be up soon. ⇓


Global Health Challenges

How is Europe harnessing technology and data to tackle the big issues in global health — such as health equity, the refugee crisis, improving digital literacy and obesity? Hear perspectives from the best and brightest minds in a lively mix of diverse session formats, including main stage panel debates, fireside chats, and quick-fire Q&As. All sharing genuinely innovative ideas, insights and out-of-the-box thinking on the most world’s most complex challenges.

For: Everyone who cares about health both locally and globally.

AI: Cutting through the Hype

AI: an apocalypse or necessary revolution? Let’s take a hard, practical look at the current and future possibilities of AI in healthcare. Across a two-day immersive experience, you’ll hear concrete examples of where AI is being used to improve workflow, reduce clinician burnout, enable earlier diagnosis, and drive behavioural change from experts at the forefront of implementations across Europe and the world, including the fast-changing AI regulatory landscape, new legislation, the future of large language models and a debate on the ethical challenges.

For: Anyone curious about what AI can do, can impact and what it all means in a healthcare setting.

Workforce Sustainability

All the digital strategies in the world will fail if we don't solve the workforce crisis. Let’s explore a potential new reality in healthcare where humans and robots work side by side to meet patients’ needs. From how to automate high-volume tasks to frontline innovations in the use of data and technology to increase capacity and reduce burnout for overstretched clinicians. Plus, we’ll get into some first-hand adoption strategies for boosting the digital skills and literacy of healthcare professionals and patients.

For: Anyone looking for solutions to workforce development, capacity, burnout and retention.

Prevention Reimagined

As nations get older, fatter, and sicker, something has got to give. Demand for services is unsustainable and health systems are cracking under the pressure. From now on, it will be essential to maximise the use of data and technology to transform prevention and public health. Discover how digital tools and biomarkers, AI and analytics, behaviour science, and even social media are playing a positive role. And learn how these innovations are shifting the focus from curative to preventative care, sustaining health systems and improving outcomes for citizens and societies.

For: Anyone who shares the mantra “Prevention Before Intervention” in population health.

Digital Transformation in Action

The EU Recovery and Resilience Fund has created a proliferation of National Digital Health Strategies across Europe and other efforts to boost the digital maturity of hospitals and healthcare systems. Straight from the School of Hard Knocks, let’s take a pulse on the latest initiatives designed to empower the transformation of local care. Learn the why, what and how from implementations at all levels of the European healthcare system – including baseline maturity assessments of hospitals, digitally driven primary care and the innovative public/private partnerships driving change.

For: Clinicians, administrators and government leaders grappling with how to make the most of a digital investment.

Digitally-Enabled Care Pathways

It’s said a lot, but Is it really true: “There’s no such thing as digital health, just health”? Can we honestly say that digital health is so integrated into everyday care that the lines between digital and traditional services are fully blurred? Discover evidence-based examples of how solutions like remote patient monitoring, digital dashboards, virtual wards, and telehealth, are being adopted and embedded in disease pathways, transforming care and outcomes. We’ll also e how digitally-enhanced care is increasing patient engagement and empowering people to step up as equal partners in their own care.

For: Clinicians and leaders who want to get the latest on the impacts of digital health in Europe

Data & Interoperability

On this 10-year anniversary of the creation of the FAIR data principles, let's see how we are achieving "Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable" across the EU region. Hear from exemplary cross-border collaborations such as the European Health Data Space, the International Patient Summary, and the Global Digital Health Certification Network, and question how insights from data, greater interoperability, EHRs and HIEs, and regulation is enabling or preventing greater integration of care in the healthcare ecosystem.

For: Innovators who want to improve outcomes with data.

Empowering Patients

To adopt digital advancements at scale, we must see patients as equal partners and address their priorities, trust and digital literacy needs – whether it’s training a new AI-powered tool, designing a smart hospital, services or the latest wonder drug. Supported by HIMSS EMEA’s Patient Advisory Group, let’s explore strategies on how best to achieve impactful patient engagement in the real world, empowering patients to manage their own health in digital partnership with their frontline care team.

For: Healthcare leaders, innovators and patient advocates who are focused on patient solutions.

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