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10 Can’t-Miss Digital Health Conferences in 2017

With digital health innovations and advances in healthcare IT growing daily by leaps and bounds, you can’t afford to get left behind. Get a jump on tomorrow’s technologies today and learn from some of the brightest minds in the business from Canada and around the globe. Check out our list of 9 can’t-miss digital health conferences to watch for in 2017 – plus one this month to get you started.

Infoway Partnership Conference

November 16-17, 2017, Toronto, ON

The 2016 Infoway Partnership Conference: A Conversation About Digital Health, is an annual event designed to create a forum for knowledge exchange, debate and discussion. This year’s conference takes place during Canada’s Digital Health Week and will focus on three areas: medication management, interoperability and consumer health solutions.

Digital Health Summit at CES 2017

January 5-8, Las Vegas, NV

CES has long been a Mecca for avid technology fans but did you know it’s also host to one of the world’s premier digital health events? Key topic for 2017 include personalized medicine, the use of artificial intelligence and virtual reality to diagnose and treat illness, and how technology is transforming the study of sleep.

IoT Big Data Healthcare Summit

January 31 – February 1, Vancouver, BC

The objective of the IoT Big Data Healthcare Summit is to bring the whole healthcare industry under one roof and understand opportunities and challenges Internet of Things (IoT) technologies and tools present. Needs and challenges faced by each of these are unique and so are opportunities to improve service, reduce costs, and improve healthcare systems.

HiMSS Conference & Exhibition

February 19-23, 2017, Orlando, FL

The 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. It is THE place to experience exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking with other professionals and thought leaders in the healthcare IT industry.

Mobile Healthcare Summit

March 8-9, 2017, Toronto, ON

The 13th annual Summit on Mobile Healthcare comes to Toronto in March, bringing with it the opportunity to learn how to advance patient-centred care, improve your connected systems, protect patient information, ensure medication and treatment compliance, and reduce operating costs.

MedX │Ed 2017

April 22-23, 2017, Stanford, CA

Stanford University will host its popular Medicine X │Ed Conference again in 2017. The event was conceived as a catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and health care. The initiative explores how emerging technologies will advance the practice of medicine, improve health, and empower patients to be active participants in their own care. The “X” is meant to encourage thinking beyond numbers and trends—it represents the infinite possibilities for current and future information technologies to improve health.

Medical Informatics World Conference

May 22-23, 2017, Boston, MA

The 5th annual Medical Informatics World Conference has a mission: challenging leaders from across healthcare to deliver patient-centred solutions with IT innovations. Five focused conference tracks allow the community to delve into the most pressing topics of cross-industry data sharing, population health management, patient engagement, clinical decision support, predictive analytics, telehealth, sensors for healthcare applications, implantables and wearables, and interoperability. 

E-Health 2017

June 4-7, Toronto, ON

Billed as Canada’s only national e-health conference and tradeshow, E-Health 2017 will showcase the many successful products, success stories and leaders in Canada’s digital health journey to more than 1,500 delegates.

Digital Health

July 2-5, London, UK

Global public health, personalised medicine, and emergency medicine in the age of Big Data are the themes for the 2017 Digital Health gathering in London. DH 2017 will cover a wide spectrum of subjects including communities of practice and social networks, analytics and engagement with tracking and monitoring wearable devices, big data, public health surveillance, persuasive technologies, epidemic intelligence, participatory surveillance, disaster and emergency medicine, serious games for public health interventions and automated early identification of health threats and response.

Rock Health Summit

Fall 2017, San Francisco, CA

The Rock Health Summit is specially designed to bring together diverse minds from healthcare, technology, venture, policy, research and beyond to explore the future of digital health. The San Francisco-based event brings together over 600 diverse minds from technology, medicine, policy, and beyond to tackle healthcare’s most challenging problems through interactive programming.