The World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition is a forum for the advancement of healthcare IT in Europe. Addressing the needs of key stakeholders in the European e-health Community, The World of Health IT Conference & Exhibition offers professional development sessions, vendor exhibitions, best practice exchanges, networking sessions, and debates and discussions on the issues that will shape the future of e-health.
Since its inception in 2006, WoHIT has welcomed over 5,000 attendees and 180 exhibitors from over 60 countries throughout Europe and Worldwide.
The main themes of the conference were:
- e-health for sustainable healthcare delivery;
- e-health addressing global challenges through local actions;
- e-health works: here is the evidence;
- e-health market: present and prospects; and
- e-health user platform.
This year’s World of Healthcare IT was special in that for the first time it ran alongside the European Commission’s High Level E-Health Conference. The high level conference was jointly organised by the Spanish Presidency to the EU and the European Commission. Notable attendees included Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice-President and Commissioner for Digital Agenda; John Dalli, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy; and EU Health Ministers. The objective of the event was to discuss how healthcare solutions can be implemented to advance modern healthcare facilities and to address the challenges of healthcare across Europe.
Also new this year was the World of Health IT Qualified Buyers Programme and Industry Leadership Sessions.
For more information, please visit:www.worldofhealthit.org