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January 11th, 2019

The Top Healthcare Events & Conferences of 2019

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In such a dynamic industry like healthcare, you can count on there being a constant flow of new innovations emerging from a variety of medical researchers, policy experts, technology professionals, and others who provide support to help us do our primary job, taking care of patients.

This is why medical practices will want to clear some time in their schedules to attend one or more of the various healthcare events and conferences now being organized. In addition to keeping up with new developments, you have a chance to network with colleagues and expand your horizons.

The urgency to register for events nearest to your location is quite high, as we are almost in 2019. With that in mind, read on for information about the top healthcare events and conferences now slated for 2019.


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ACR/RBMA Practice Leaders Forum

May 18-22, 2019 | Washington, DC

The American College of Radiology is hosting its ACR/RBMA Practice Leaders Forum at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa, where professionals will offer strategies for managing practices. The goal is to help you recalibrate your business in the context of new healthcare models, boost revenue, and encourage members of your team to adopt a value-based mindset.

International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

January 26-30, 2019 | San Antonio, TX

The aim of the IMSH or the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare is to celebrate the immense power and purpose that can be found in healthcare simulations. These simulations provide total immersion in various situations so you can become more effective when improving or saving people’s lives. Billed as the world’s largest conference on healthcare simulation, there are 250 sessions scheduled in 2019.

2019 National Health Policy Conference

February 4-5, 2019 | Washington D.C.

This is an important event for policy experts and those in charge of making health care decisions based on the most currently available evidence. Your practice will gain insight into the future of healthcare policy, the nature of coverage and the challenges that are coming. You’ll also learn about how the experts are defining research requirements to help us evaluate and improve policies. 

HIMSS19

February 11–15, 2019 | Orlando, FL

This major event, the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition is promoted as bringing together more than 40,000 clinicians, executives, vendors, and health Information Technology professionals to hear speeches from key figures in the field and gain exposure to the latest in health IT products. Get caught up on topics ranging from data analytics to privacy, security, and that all too important cybersecurity.

11th Asia Pacific Global Summit on Healthcare

| Tokyo, Japan

The theme of this year’s summit is “Leading Innovation for Better Healthcare and Nursing Systems” To that end, healthcare professionals from around the world will take part in more than 600 conferences, 1,200 workshops, and 1,200 symposiums on topics ranging from Business, Engineering, Medical, Pharma, Science, and Technology. 

Healthcare Systems Research Network Conference

April 8-10, 2019 | Portland, OR

At this conference, the theme is “Celebrating 25 years of research that supports better health and health care.” The goal of HCSRN is to highlight results from its scientific research projects and to encourage participants to collaborate on research efforts to improve health and healthcare for both individuals and entire populations.

Patient Experience Conference 2019

April 3-5, 2019 | Dallas, TX

If you’re in the mood to network with some serious healthcare professionals to learn more about advancing your practice’s own efforts to improve the patient experience, this conference is designed for you. You’ll discover strategies and hear about new solutions to better engage with your patients as you network with fellow attendees.

NatCon19

March 25-27, 2019 | Nashville, TN

The National Council for Behavioral Health is hosting its NatCon19 Conference at the Gaylord Opryland & Convention Center where 5,000 leaders are expected to attend. Participants will learn more about healthcare innovations in terms of technology, integrated healthcare, policy and advocacy issues, and how to improve their practice.

IHI Annual Summit

April 11–13, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

The main idea of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s annual summit is to focus on how attendees can improve patient care in their practice as well as in the community. More than 800 health improvers from practices from around the world are slated to attend more than 50 workshops, keynote presentations, and learning laboratories. Come here to network and share knowledge about solutions for improving outcomes in office practices.

2019 Health Datapalooza

March 27-28, 2019 | Washington D.C.

Organized by AcademyHealth, the 2019 Health Datapalooza is presenting itself as the gathering place of choice for individuals and organizations who are driven to create knowledge from data and to pioneer innovations that will influence how practices function and to change health policy. Learn how to improve health care by harnessing technology and data, which involves collaboration between industry and the public health sector.

The 16th Annual World Health Care Congress

April 28 - May 1, 2019 | Washington D.C.

This year, the World Health Care Congress brings together the decision makers ranging from government, payers, providers, and pharmaceutical organizations. Executives from Civica RZ, BlueCross, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Intermountain Healthcare, and Northwell Health are the featured speaking faculty. The event is designed to help participants form partnerships and become catalysts for change as they seek to transform the way we deliver healthcare.

International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare

March 27-29, 2019 | Glasgow
September 18-20, 2019 | Taipei

With two events in Glasgow and Taipei, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to gather with fellow healthcare professionals to address issues in patient safety and how you can improve the quality of care you provide your patients. More than 3,000 delegates from more than 70 countries routinely attend these international forums, where they get the latest details from quality improvement experts and share insights from their experiences and studies.

STFM Annual Spring Conference

April 27-May 1, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine is holding its 52nd annual conference at the Sheraton Centre Hotel Toronto. Sessions will provide information on advocacy and policy for family medicine, new technologies that improve research and training programs and how to create and teach in a patient-centered medical home.

CAEP 2019

May 26-39, 2019 | Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians or CAEP is planning to hold its latest event on the theme of “exciting new and emerging science in the field of emergency care.” Part of this effort includes recognizing the treasure trove of experience and knowledge possessed by senior emergency physicians, who will be showcased in the “Wisdom” track of doctors who have been practicing in the ER for 30+ years.

2019 e-Health Conference

May 26-29, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Digital professionals from across Canada will convene at this annual event to make connections, network, and learn from one another. Vendors, panelists, and keynote presenters will be on hand to share their insights. You’ll hear success stories, get the latest on new technology and software products, and applaud the winners of the Health Informatics Award at the gala.

AcademyHealth 2019 Annual Research Meeting

June 2-4, 2019 | Washington D.C.

Experts in policy, health, and healthcare will get together at this event to learn details from the latest research and to discuss how health services researchers are making an impact on health practice and health policy. From information on funding priorities and innovations to panels on emerging issues in HSR, you’ll have many opportunities to expand your knowledge and network with like-minded colleagues.

MedTech Impact

December 13-15, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV

The MedTech Impact Expo and Conference is designed to bring together technology manufacturers and developers, investors, entrepreneurs, hospital administrators, and medical providers to discuss the emergence of new medical technology. Attendees will explore the latest developments in equipment and what their impact might be in the future. You can expect to get insight into new software and technology that assists with diagnosis and automatically keeps track of patients as they progress to improved health.

Unless you have an unlimited travel budget and sufficient time to explore all the various healthcare events and conferences in 2019, you’ll have to make an informed decision about which ones are best for you to attend. And keeping this information in context will be easier when you read ongoing reports about industry developments. Our blog is designed to provide this healthcare information to you in easily digestible posts. To stay current, click here to subscribe to the blog.

Key Takeaway:

  • A huge amount of healthcare information will be presented at various healthcare events and conferences in 2019.
  • It’s crucial for your organization to determine the most suitable events to attend in the coming year.
  • Healthcare events and conferences provide new details about software, technology, and how practices can take advantage of these innovations.
  • Policy issues, emerging research topics, and other important information are spread to conference attendees before details make their way into general press.
  • You’ll get some amazing opportunities to network with fellow healthcare professionals when you attend any of these events.

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The Top Healthcare Events & Conferences of 2018

In such a dynamic industry like healthcare, you can count on there being a constant flow of new innovations emerging from a variety of medical researchers, policy experts, technology professionals, and others who provide support to help us do our primary job, taking care of patients.

This is why medical practices will want to clear some time in their schedules to attend one or more of the various healthcare events and conferences now being organized. In addition to keeping up with new developments, you have a chance to network with colleagues and expand your horizons.

The urgency to register for events nearest to your location is quite high, as we are almost in 2018. With that in mind, read on for information about the top healthcare events and conferences now slated for 2018.


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ACR/RBMA Practice Leaders Forum

January 12-14, 2018 | Chandler, AZ

The American College of Radiology is hosting its ACR/RBMA Practice Leaders Forum at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort and Spa, where professionals will offer strategies for managing practices. The goal is to help you recalibrate your business in the context of new healthcare models, boost revenue, and encourage members of your team to adopt a value-based mindset.

International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

January 13-17, 2018 | Los Angeles, CA

The aim of the IMSH or the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare is to celebrate the immense power and purpose that can be found in healthcare simulations. These simulations provide total immersion in various situations so you can become more effective when improving or saving people’s lives. Billed as the world’s largest conference on healthcare simulation, there are 250 sessions scheduled in 2018.

2018 National Health Policy Conference

February 5-6, 2018 | Washington D.C.

This is an important event for policy experts and those in charge of making health care decisions based on the most currently available evidence. Your practice will gain insight into the future of healthcare policy, the nature of coverage and the challenges that are coming. You’ll also learn about how the experts are defining research requirements to help us evaluate and improve policies.

Agents of Change Summit 2018

February 12-13, 2018 | San Diego, CA

The goal of the annual Agents of Change summit is to “establish the field of behavior change marketing as a catalyst for positive social change.” Professionals will be on hand to detail their evidence-based strategies that are known to foster change and what technological tools are best to help drive changes in health behaviors.

HIMSS18

March 5-9, 2018 | Las Vegas, NV

This major event, the HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition is promoted as bringing together more than 40,000 clinicians, executives, vendors, and health Information Technology professionals to hear speeches from key figures in the field and gain exposure to the latest in health IT products. Get caught up on topics ranging from data analytics to privacy, security, and that all too important cybersecurity.

10th Asia Pacific Global Summit on Healthcare

March 12-14, 2018 | Singapore

The theme of this year’s summit is “In Pursuit of High Quality Public Health and Health Care.” To that end, healthcare professionals from around the world will take part in more than 600 conferences, 1,200 workshops, and 1,200 symposiums on topics ranging from Business, Engineering, Medical, Pharma, Science, and Technology.

Geneva Health Forum

April 10-12, 2018 | Geneva, Switzerland

Billing itself as the forum of innovative practices in global health, the Geneva Health Forum is focusing on “Precision Global Health in the Digital Age” at the 2018 conference. A central point to consider at this forum is the use of new techniques such as crowdsourcing to collect data to predict rather than merely react to new epidemics of infectious diseases.

Healthcare Systems Research Network Conference

April 11-13, 2018 | Minneapolis, MN

At this conference, the theme is “Improving health and well-being: Connecting research and practice.” The goal of HCSRN is to highlight results from its scientific research projects and to encourage participants to collaborate on research efforts to improve health and healthcare for both individuals and entire populations.

Patient Experience Conference 2018

April 16-18, 2018 | Chicago, IL

If you’re in the mood to network with some serious healthcare professionals to learn more about advancing your practice’s own efforts to improve the patient experience, this conference is designed for you. You’ll discover strategies and hear about new solutions to better engage with your patients as you network with fellow attendees.

NatCon18

April 23-25, 2018 | Washington D.C.

The National Council for Behavioral Health is hosting its NatCon18 Conference at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center where 5,000 leaders are expected to attend. Participants will learn more about healthcare innovations in terms of technology, integrated healthcare, policy and advocacy issues, and how to improve their practice.

IHI Annual Summit

April 26-28, 2018 | San Diego, CA

The main idea of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s annual summit is to focus on how attendees can improve patient care in their practice as well as in the community. More than 800 health improvers from practices from around the world are slated to attend more than 50 workshops, keynote presentations, and learning laboratories. Come here to network and share knowledge about solutions for improving outcomes in office practices.

2018 Health Datapalooza

April 26-27, 2018 | Washington D.C.

Organized by AcademyHealth, the 2018 Health Datapalooza is presenting itself as the gathering place of choice for individuals and organizations who are driven to create knowledge from data and to pioneer innovations that will influence how practices function and to change health policy. Learn how to improve health care by harnessing technology and data, which involves collaboration between industry and the public health sector.

The 15th Annual World Health Care Congress

April 29-May 2, 2018 | Washington D.C.

This year, the World Health Care Congress brings together the decision makers ranging from government, payers, providers, and pharmaceutical organizations. Executives from Lockheed Martin, BlueCross, New York-Presbyterian, UPMC Health Plan, and Essentia Health are the featured speaking faculty. The event is designed to help participants form partnerships and become catalysts for change as they seek to transform the way we deliver healthcare.

International Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare

May 2-4, 2018 | Amsterdam
September 10-12, 2018 | Melbourne

With two events in Amsterdam and Melbourne, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to gather with fellow healthcare professionals to address issues in patient safety and how you can improve the quality of care you provide your patients. More than 3,000 delegates from more than 70 countries routinely attend these international forums, where they get the latest details from quality improvement experts and share insights from their experiences and studies.

STFM Annual Spring Conference

May 5-9, 2018 | Washington D.C.

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine is holding its 51st annual conference at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. Sessions will provide information on advocacy and policy for family medicine, new technologies that improve research and training programs and how to create and teach in a patient-centered medical home.

CAEP 2018

May 26-30, 2018 | Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians or CAEP is planning to hold its latest event on the theme of “Strengthening Connections.” Part of this effort includes recognizing the treasure trove of experience and knowledge possessed by senior emergency physicians, who will be showcased in the “Wisdom” track of doctors who have been practicing in the ER for 30+ years.

2018 e-Health Conference

May 27-30, 2018 | Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Digital professionals from across Canada will convene at this annual event to make connections, network, and learn from one another. Vendors, panelists, and keynote presenters will be on hand to share their insights. You’ll hear success stories, get the latest on new technology and software products, and applaud the winners of the Health Informatics Award at the gala.

AcademyHealth 2018 Annual Research Meeting

June 24-26, 2018 | Seattle, Washington

Experts in policy, health, and healthcare will get together at this event to learn details from the latest research and to discuss how health services researchers are making an impact on health practice and health policy. From information on funding priorities and innovations to panels on emerging issues in HSR, you’ll have many opportunities to expand your knowledge and network with like-minded colleagues.

Public Health Informatics Conference

August 20-23, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

The growing use of informatics to help public health scientists and researchers is leading to a need for healthcare professionals to understand how to best use this data. Tools to help you obtain data and then apply it to improve health outcomes will be a major topic of interest at this conference.

MedTech Impact

December 13-15, 2018 | Las Vegas, NV

The MedTech Impact Expo and Conference is designed to bring together technology manufacturers and developers, investors, entrepreneurs, hospital administrators, and medical providers to discuss the emergence of new medical technology. Attendees will explore the latest developments in equipment and what their impact might be in the future. You can expect to get insight into new software and technology that assists with diagnosis and automatically keeps track of patients as they progress to improved health.

Unless you have an unlimited travel budget and sufficient time to explore all the various healthcare events and conferences in 2018, you’ll have to make an informed decision about which ones are best for you to attend. And keeping this information in context will be easier when you read ongoing reports about industry developments. Our blog is designed to provide this healthcare information to you in easily digestible posts. To stay current, click here to subscribe to the blog.

Key Takeaway:

  • A huge amount of healthcare information will be presented at various healthcare events and conferences in 2018.
  • It’s crucial for your organization to determine the most suitable events to attend in the coming year.
  • Healthcare events and conferences provide new details about software, technology, and how practices can take advantage of these innovations.
  • Policy issues, emerging research topics, and other important information are spread to conference attendees before details make their way into general press.
  • You’ll get some amazing opportunities to network with fellow healthcare professionals when you attend any of these events.

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The Top Healthcare Events & Conferences of 2017

When you’re focused on the day-to-day operations of your medical practice, it can be easy to miss out on news of the latest developments in healthcare technologies and approaches to providing medical assistance or managing your office. A variety of healthcare events have been scheduled that you will want to take advantage of.

You don’t want to miss out, especially since we’re already almost halfway through 2017, and a lot of great conferences have already come and gone this year. But a lot more events still remain, so you will want to think about registering for an upcoming event as soon as possible. To help you make a selection, here are details on the top healthcare events and conferences of 2017.


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TEDMED 2017

November 1st - 3rd, 2017 | Palm Springs, CA

TEDMED promises to bring together thought leaders from all sectors of society, both inside and outside of medicine, including academia, the arts, business, government, law, media, and science. The agenda this year is to explore the tensions between “what is” currently possible in medicine and “what if” to inspire new innovation. At TEDMED, attendees begin their mornings with a variety of TEDMED Health exercise activities to get fired up for the day’s talks.

Health 2.0 Conferences

Fall Conference | October 1st - 4th, 2017 | Santa Clara, CA

The Health 2.0 conference has taken place every year since 2007 and bills itself as the leading showcase for innovation, bringing great changes to the healthcare system. From thought-provoking panels to product demonstrations, it’s an opportunity to network with knowledgeable decision makers (investors, innovators, and potential partners for your business). More than 150 products are slated to be demoed as participants network with industry experts and learn about the latest innovations in health.

HxRefactored | June 20th - 21st, 2017 | Boston, MA

At HxRefactored (put on by Health 2.0), more than 600 practitioners and thinkers who focus on cross-disciplinary issues in healthcare will be gathering for a series of talks, panels, discussions, and workshop sessions. The focus this year is on improving the health experience of patients with a human-centered approach to technology and design. Theory, hard evidence, science, and design are all applied together as attendees work to re-imagine healthcare and come up with methods to bring the new vision to fruition.

Connected Health Conference

October 25th - 27th, 2017 | Boston, MA

The Connected Health Conference is designed to provide a unique networking experience for healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, and payers with insights from the patients themselves. This event now combines the PCHAlliance Connected Health Conference and the Partners Connected Health Symposium. In store for participants will be plenty of presentations on the latest approaches and technology being used to advance clinical care and boost investment in what it terms “personal connected health.” The focus this year is on healthy aging.

AAMI 2017

June 9th - 12th, 2017 | Austin, TX

AAMI is the annual event put on by the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation. This year, approximately 200 service providers and manufacturers of medical equipment are expected to attend. Participants will learn from thought leaders and industry experts discussing emerging issues in healthcare. AAMI 2017 is the event to attend if you are a clinical or biomedical engineer, a biomedical technician, a healthcare IT specialist, or if you are in charge of buying, tracking, maintaining, and managing medical equipment.

NESHCo 2017

June 7th - 9th, 2017 | Falmouth, MA

Focusing on the fact that change is the one constant that we can count on in the healthcare industry, the NESHCo 2017 event’s theme this year is “Shifting sands, changing tides” as participants share information on navigating today’s healthcare environment. Speakers will offer their industry knowledge to help peers succeed in areas such as working with big data, developing a strategic marketing campaign, and using customer relationship management software.

SHSMD Connections 2017 Annual Conference

September 24th - 27th, 2017 | Orlando, FL

The Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development of the American Hospital Association is holding its annual conference to advance excellence in healthcare strategy. Details of the conference are still being worked out, and registration is currently slated to begin in late May 2017 (speakers themselves will be notified of their selection by May 15). You can expect to hear from healthcare marketing professionals as well as experts in public relations and digital engagement. Attendees will also learn the latest on topics such as analytics and improving the customer experience.

MedTech Impact

December 14th - 15th, 2017 | Las Vegas, NV

The MedTech Impact Expo and Conference is designed to bring together technology manufacturers and developers, investors, entrepreneurs, hospital administrators, and medical providers to discuss the emergence of new medical technology. Attendees will explore the latest developments in equipment and what their impact might be in the future. You can expect to get insight into new software and technology that assists with diagnosis and automatically keeps track of patients as they progress to improved health.

The Healthcare Analytics Summit ‘17

September 12th - 14th, 2017 | Salt Lake City, UT

HAS 17, the Healthcare Analytics Summit bills itself as providing the most comprehensive educational and leading edge forum for discussing improvements in data-driven outcomes. At the 2017 event, presenters are focusing on a strategic, long-term vision of the importance of big data in healthcare. Representatives from data-driven healthcare organizations will be in attendance to showcase their latest innovations. How data and analytics become a central function for healthcare organizations both big and small will be a main topic for discussion at the panels and breakout sessions. The experience will be all the richer if you use the HAS smartphone app to access real-time event polling results, check out session analytics, or ask questions.

NJMGMA Practice Management Conference

June 14th - 16th, 2017 | Atlantic City, NJ

The Medical Group Management Association New Jersey’s latest NJMGMA Practice Management Conference has for its theme this year, “Re-energize your practice: It starts with you.” A major benefit of this event is that you can earn up to 16 continuing education credits from the American College of Medical Practice Executives or up to 15.5 hours of credits from the American College of Healthcare Executives. If you need this credit or want to be re-certified, remember to list your attendance when applying for college entrance.

Navigating Passages to Recovery

August 16th - 20th, 2017 | Baltimore, MD

This year’s National Conference on Addiction Disorders is focusing on the topic of navigating passages to recovery. Behavioral healthcare and addiction treatment professionals will gather to learn about the latest developments in addiction prevention, treatment, aftercare, and management. The event is designed for physicians, counselors, mental health therapists, social workers, administrators, and executives who have a vested interest in improving their approach to addiction treatment.

Key Takeaway:

  • A wide range of healthcare events is slated for the rest of 2017 that you won’t want to miss.
  • Whether you are an executive, marketing manager, IT specialist, physician, or other healthcare professional, there are plenty of developments to stay on top of at these events.
  • Check conference websites for the latest details on invited speakers, topics, and networking opportunities.
  • You may be eligible for a discount if you apply early for healthcare events, so mark the deadlines in your calendar.

With so many exciting healthcare events to attend every year, it’s important for you to keep updated on conference dates and details as well as medical industry news. To stay in the loop, we want to invite you to subscribe to our blog. Click here to subscribe and stay on top of vital healthcare industry information.

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About Stephen O'Connor

As a Director of Digital Marketing at Advanced Data Systems Corporation, Stephen spends his day's planning, writing, & designing resources for the modern healthcare professional. He has a strong affinity for snow crab legs, the ocean, and Rutgers Football.

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