Call for Papers: Healthcare IT Players Invited to Speak at the conhIT 2018 Congress

conhIT 201817 - 19 April 2018, Berlin, Germany.
From now until 17 November 2017 Health IT players are again invited to submit their entries for one of the six Call for Paper sessions at the conhIT Congress in 2018. Topics include IT Security in the health system, the integration of modern medical and surgical technology and the latest demands of the European Data Protection Directive. The slogan of the Congress programme is 'conhIT 2018 - Transforming Healthcare'.

This year at conhIT - Connecting Healthcare IT, a combination of an Trade Fair, Congress, Academy and Networking Events, the organisers of the Congress are again inviting Health IT players to actively contribute to the programme of events. The conhIT Congress offers visitors and exhibitors at Europe's leading Healthcare IT event an ideal platform to find out about innovations, trends and the industry’s future prospects. In the past, the response from visitors to the Congress has been very positive, which was confirmed by a follow-up survey conducted by conhIT. Thus, 98 per cent of attendees polled gave an overall positive assessment of the event. With regard to the Congress, this was due mainly to the practical approach of the papers and the relevance of the selected topics.

Under the heading of 'conhIT 2018 - Transforming Healthcare', applications are invited for a total of six Call for Paper sessions. Applicants can choose from the following topics:

  • Benefits of the Digital Transformation in Healthcare for the Medical Profession
  • Nursing - Are you only Providing Documentation or are you already Conducting Analyses?
  • Digital Discharge Management - Ideally Controlled Processes
  • Intelligent Technology in Hospitals - The Convergence of Medical Technology and IT
  • Patient-centred Healthcare - Using Intelligent IT to Overcome Sectoral Boundaries
  • German Telematics Infrastructure

Entries can be submitted from 16 October to 17 November 2017. There are no plans to extend the deadline. Companies applying to hold a paper must be registered as an exhibitor at the Trade Fair. For further details and in order to register please visit www.conhit.com.

The advisory committee decided on the main topics at a meeting on 27 September in Berlin. Details will be published in a visitor flyer in November 2017, and the exact content will be put together by the end of the year. More than 50 committee members are working to organise a quality programme of outstanding events and making every effort to satisfy the audiences’ needs. The committee members include high-ranking representatives of associations, administrations, ministries, industry and science.

About conhIT - Connecting Healthcare IT
conhIT targets decision-makers in IT departments, management, in the medical profession, nursing, doctors, doctors’ networks and medical care centres who need to find out about the latest developments in IT and healthcare, meet members of the industry and make use of opportunities for high-level advanced training. As an integrated event, over a period of three days conhIT combines an Industrial Fair, a Congress and Networking Events that are of particular interest to this sector. Launched in 2008 by the German Association of Healthcare IT Vendors (bvitg) as the meeting place for the healthcare IT industry and organised by Messe Berlin, this event recently recorded over 500 exhibitors and around 9,500 visitors and has now become Europe’s leading event for the healthcare IT sector.

conhIT is organised in cooperation with the following industry associations: the German Association of Healthcare IT Vendors (bvitg), the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS), the German Association of Medical Computer Scientists (BVMI). The National Association of Hospital IT Managers (KH-IT) and the Chief Information Officers of University Hospitals (CIO-UK) provide contributions on the subject matter.

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