Top digital health conferences in 2022 to attend

Simone Edelmann, PhD

Editor at HealthcareTransformers.com

Top digital health conferences in 2022 to attend

14 February 2022 | 6min

COVID-19 has rapidly accelerated the adoption of digital technologies in healthcare to help keep up with evolving organizational and patient needs. Furthermore, organizations face increasing pressure to offer digital or digitally enhanced tools and services. To stay competitive, new strategies and ways of working are necessary. That’s why we’ve put together a list of top digital health conferences in 2022 that executives and leaders won’t want to miss.

Get ready to collaborate, share best practices, listen, and learn from others to help shape the digitally enhanced future!

HIMSS 2022 European Health Conference & Exhibition

June 14-16, 2022 | Helsinki, Finland

The 2022 HIMSS European Health Conference & Exhibition is focused on connecting the European health ecosystem with the education, innovation, and collaboration needed to reimagine health and wellness for everyone, everywhere. 

Attendees include CIOs and senior executives, providers, IT professionals, government officials, innovators, consultants, market suppliers, and more. 

This is being offered in person and includes curated educational sessions featuring renowned experts who will focus on real-world case studies, highlight large-scale implementations, discuss outcomes-driven best practices, and who will share the latest data and evidence on digital transformation from around the region and beyond.

To learn more or to register, visit https://www.himss.org/global-conference/attend-about

Bits & Pretzels HealthTech 

June 29 – 30, 2022 I Munich, Germany

The first Bits & Pretzels HealthTech Conference puts healthtech startups at the core and on the big stage. The event is fully dedicated to the topic of “Advancing healthcare through new alliances”. The Bits & Pretzels HealthTech Conference is intended for those entrepreneurs that genuinely aspire to positively change the future of healthcare. 

At Bits & Pretzels HealthTech, it is the startup community inviting other stakeholders of the healthcare ecosystem like healthcare providers, MedTech executives, insurers, tech giants, investors and policymakers. The conference will be two days full of inspiring speakers, unique learning formats, insightful talks and networking opportunities. 

To learn more or to register, visit https://www.bitsandpretzels.com/healthtech

Healthcare Automation and Digitalization Congress 2022 (Automa+)

September 26 – 27, 2022 | Zurich, Switzerland

This annual closed-door healthcare networking congress focuses on innovative industry-led content around digitalization & automation trends and research, challenging topics, and new technologies.

Attendees can expect to get direct access to leaders from hospitals, healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, governmental bodies, and institutions together with medical device manufacturers, service companies, and startups. 

Hear from a range of speakers and connect with other attendees to discuss innovative solutions and business practices while sharing lessons learned. 

To learn more or to register, visit https://automahealth.com/

7th Annual Health IT + Revenue Cycle Conference 

October 4 – 7, 2022 | Navy Pier, Chicago, IL, USA

October 10 – 12, 2022 | Virtual Program

This event focuses on facilitating the conversations around best practices and ideas to improve care, enhance operational efficiency and address financial challenges. 

Attendees can expect a live and virtual component and keynote speakers including George W. Bush, Sugar Ray Leonard, and Michelle Wie. Join executives from Geisinger, Atrium Health, and Intermountain Healthcare, among other leading organizations, for panel discussions and keynote interviews covering the most pressing issues facing hospitals and health systems today.

To learn more or to register, visit https://events.beckershospitalreview.com/hitrcm2022/p/1

World Health Summit

October 16 – 18, 2022 | Berlin, Germany & virtual

The World Health Summit is a leading strategic forum for global health and brings together leaders from politics, science and medicine, the private sector, and civil society across 100 nations to set the agenda for a healthier future.

Attendees can expect to discuss key issues including access to essential medicine, big data, climate change, and health, digital innovation, universal health coverage, and much more. 

The three pillars of the World Health Summit are global challenges, global responsibilities, and global networking. 

The goals of the summit include improving health worldwide, bringing together stakeholders from all sectors, strengthening international cooperation, finding answers to major health challenges, facilitating constructive conversation, and setting health agendas.

To learn more or to register, visit https://www.worldhealthsummit.org/

ViVE

March 6 – 9, 2022 | Miami Beach, FL, USA

ViVE focuses on business transformation in healthcare, merging the leadership of the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and the digital marketplace of HLTH.

Attendees can expect to convene with top thought leaders who are addressing key issues in digital health innovation and who are shaping tech-enabled healthcare. Speakers from both public and private sectors will share their experience and knowledge to equip healthcare leaders with the information needed to advance the business of healthcare.

In attendance are c-suite executives, senior digital health leaders, and buyers, health startups and investors, as well as government and solution providers to advance healthcare.

To learn more or to register, visit https://www.viveevent.com/register 

4th International Conference on Digital Health 

March 14 – 18, 2022 | Barcelona, Spain

This international conference is focused on making healthcare better for every human being by supporting business leaders at the forefront of healthcare. 

Attendees can expect to meet innovative thinkers across healthcare, technology, big data technology, venture capital, and beyond to confront today’s healthcare challenges and uncover new solutions. 

Topics include big data and digital transformation, telemedicine and telehealth, mHealth, eHealth, bioinformatics, digital health, digital health technologies, telesurgery, and much more. 

To learn more or to register, visit https://digitalhealth.conferenceseries.com/ 

Reuters Digital Health 2022

April 26 – 27, 2022 | San Diego, CA, USA

Reuters Events is putting on this digital health conference in 2022 where the standard is set by 300+ executives for the delivery of quality virtual, predictive, affordable, and equitable care. 

Attendees can expect to be surrounded by world leaders of health systems, payers, policymakers, pharma, and health tech to realize the transformative potential of technology in healthcare. 

The 4 key themes are:

  1. Creating the foundations of digital health: data and operations
  2. Regulation, payment models, and population health
  3. Self-health, consumerization, and health at home
  4. Diversifying and developing your virtual health offering

To learn more or to register, visit: https://events.reutersevents.com/healthcare/digital-health-usa  

World Medical Innovation Forum

May 2 – 4, 2022 | Westin Copley Place | Boston, MA, USA

The World Medical Innovation Forum is a live event focusing on gene & cell therapy, patients and clinical trials, investment and development models, manufacturing, the global perspective, safety, interventions, and impacts to areas including neuroscience and rare/infectious diseases.

Attendees include executives, investors, and top medical doctors who can expect to hear from speakers and panelists on a range of focused topics such as “Disrupting Interventions” and “The Patient Experience”. 

The World Forum is a unique aspect of this conference where executives can network and engage with both healthcare decision-makers and top academics on critical priorities. These networking events are designed to engage the most influential leaders in medical innovation.

To learn more or to register, visit https://worldmedicalinnovation.org/ 

European Health Tech Week 2022

May 16 – 20, 2022 | Liverpool | Paris | Berlin | Stockholm | Barcelona

This event is sponsored by GIANT Health and is a hybrid of conferences and exhibitions across Europe’s leading healthcare innovation regions driving improved healthcare outcomes and business collaboration. 

Attendees include health-tech innovators, investors, doctors, and hospital leaders from the world’s largest pharma companies to the newest start-ups.  

Attendees can expect to hear from world experts sharing leading information about the latest developments in healthcare technology and innovation. Engage, connect and create partnerships with leaders in digital health, learn about the latest developments and advances in technology, and be inspired by other leading innovators. 

To learn more or to register, visit https://www.giant.health/european-health-tech-and-innovation-week 

Digital Health World Congress 2022

May 17 – 18, 2022 | London, UK

This event focuses on digital health and digital health trends and strategies in healthcare. 

Attendees can expect to hear from speakers across a variety of topics including digital health strategy, artificial intelligence, emerging trends and opportunities in the digital health market, and much more. 

Networking events are built in the two-day event where attendees can engage and connect with one another. 

To learn more or to register, visit https://digitalhealthcareworldcongress.com/ 

Digital innovations in health and care: looking ahead

May 24 – 27, 2022 | Virtual

This event focuses on the digital transformation of the National Health Service (NHS), exploring the new and exciting digital innovations emerging due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Attendees include senior decision-makers and commissioners of health and care looking for high-quality, relevant, authoritative, and unbiased information to support their work. 

To learn more or to register, visit https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/events/digital-innovations-health-and-care 

That concludes our top list of digital health conferences for 2022. Whichever digital health conferences in 2022 (or healthcare conferences) you decide to go to, it will be sure to be a transformative experience for you and the industry. 

Simone Edelmann, PhD is an editor and contributor at HealthcareTransformers.com. After completing her PhD from the Institute of Biotechnology at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, she found her passion in medical and scientific communications. She is dedicated to delivering high-quality content on the topic of the future of healthcare to our readers.