conhIT 2018: The stage is Set for Dialogue and Innovations from the Health IT Industry

conhIT 201817 - 19 April 2018, Berlin, Germany.
Finding out about and supporting all aspects of the digital transformation of the healthcare system: that is what this year's conhIT, Europe's largest event for the health IT industry, is all about. From 17 to 19 April, in addition to the exhibitors who will present their products and solutions on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, leading politicians, authors and experts will actively contribute to the debate on transforming healthcare.

Preparations for conhIT 2018 have reached the final stages. Around 570 exhibitors are waiting to present their innovative products and solutions to the expert audiences at the event. This year's conhIT will set a new attendance record for exhibitors again. "conhIT gathers patients, doctors, hospitals, health insurances, administrations and third party suppliers, overall the industry's most important players. It is this dialogue with our customers and partners that is very important to us. Many of our projects would be inconceivable without wide-ranging partner networks," is how Arndt Lorenz, managing director of Telekom Healthcare Solutions, a Gold Partner of conhIT, explained what makes the fair so attractive for exhibitors.

This year, in order to provide an even better 'feel' for IT and its potential for the healthcare system, in addition to product demonstrations and simulations the smart robot ’Pepper’ will also be taking part. Thus, conhIT is expanding its range of topics to include patient care which Jens Spahn, the new federal health minister, has labelled one of the important challenges of the near future. He is due to visit conhIT on day one of the event. His speech at the opening event is keenly awaited, in particular against the backdrop of the topics he has already pinpointed.

As this year's keynote speaker at the opening event, Christoph Keese, a journalist, publisher and book author, will provide visitors with an insight into the world of Silicon Valley. Furthermore, over the three days of conhIT, numerous experts will debate every aspect of transforming healthcare at podium discussions, forums and the workshops as part of the programme of Congress and Networking Events.

The opening event of conhIT will take place on 17 April 2018 from 1.30 to 2.30 p.m. in Congress Room A (Hall 1.2).

Information on the programme of events can be found here: https://www.conhit.de

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.

Most Popular Now

NHS Staff Punished as 500,000 Rely on Wh…

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other unauthorised instant messaging (IM) apps are being used by approximately 500,000 NHS staff at work, as a growing number turn to consumer tools to communicate...

Call for Abstracts: European Telemedicin…

27 - 29 May 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain. The European Telemedicine Conference 2018 (ETC18) is an interdisciplinary forum for healthcare professionals, directors, managers, and researchers with the intent of bringing together...

conhIT 2018: The stage is Set for Dialog…

17 - 19 April 2018, Berlin, Germany. Finding out about and supporting all aspects of the digital transformation of the healthcare system: that is what this year's conhIT, Europe's largest event...

Smartphone 'Scores' can Help Doctors Tra…

Parkinson's disease, a progressive brain disorder, is often tough to treat effectively because symptoms, such as tremors and walking difficulties, can vary dramatically over a period of days, or even...

Focus on the Digital Transformation - A …

17 - 19 April 2018, Berlin, Germany. How is the digitalisation of the healthcare system affecting the relationship between patients and doctors? What new innovations and solutions does the health IT...

Portable Device Detects Severe Stroke in…

A new device worn like a visor can detect emergent large-vessel occlusion in patients with suspected stroke with 92 percent accuracy, report clinical investigators at the Medical University of South...

Imitation is the Most Sincere Form of Fl…

For every two mobile apps released, one is a clone of an existing app. However, new research published in the INFORMS journal Information Systems Research shows the success of the...

Merck Partners with Medisafe to Help Imp…

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today announced a new collaboration with US-based Medisafe to help its cardiometabolic patients better manage medication intake and adhere to prescribed treatment regimens...

Philips Research-led Big Data Consortium…

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, together with its consortium partners, today announced that it has received funding from the EU's Horizon 2020 program...

Smartphone App Performs Better than Trad…

A smartphone application using the phone's camera function performed better than traditional physical examination to assess blood flow in a wrist artery for patients undergoing coronary angiography, according to a...

Deep Learning Transforms Smartphone Micr…

Researchers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have demonstrated that deep learning, a powerful form of artificial intelligence, can discern and enhance microscopic details in photos taken by smartphones...