7 - 30 June, 2021
| Digital

HIMSS Communities

Building on a long HIMSS conference tradition, HIMSS communities from across Europe will again convene during the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Health Conference. They will share their thought leadership and expertise across various themes by hosting community and cross-community networking opportunities, as well as special delegation programmes and thematic workshops.


Good morning from Portugal: Focus on a New Agenda for Europe

Monday 7 June 2021
10:15 - 11:15

Get key highlights from the Portuguese Presidency Summit focused on health, information and technology—including a summary of its ministerial roundtables.

Good morning from Italy: Focus on Cybersecurity for Providers and Patients

Tuesday 8 June 2021
09:00 - 10:00

Hear health and cybersecurity leaders discuss technology, strategy and governance to address the increased number of threats and secure data for maximum fluidity beyond COVID-19. The HIMSS Italian Community will also share how to leverage their recently published ENISA guidelines, best practices and actionable advice to increase the protection of providers and patients alike.

Good morning from the Netherlands: Focus on Promoting a Healthy Flow of Data

Tuesday 8 June 2021
10:15 - 11:15

Examine strategies to promote a healthy flow of data, share best practices, and highlight real-world exemplary case studies from the Netherlands.

Good morning from Germany: Focus on DiGA: Fast-Tracking Mobile Apps Adoption

Wednesday 9 June 2021
10:15 - 11:15

Discover how the implementation of DiGa (“apps on prescription”) aims to fast track the adoption process of digital health applications and transform mainstream care in Germany, with a reimbursement system that will fuel a new wave of innovations.

HIMSS D-A-CH Community

Join the Swiss eHealth Summit on 10 June 2021, organized by HIMSS Europe and the Swiss Society for Medical Informatics (SGMI) in cooperation with the HIMSS D-A-CH community and their partners. Visit the German Trade and Invest (GTAI) resource centre and explore opportunities to access a 73 million statutory patient market—the biggest one in the EU.


HIMSS Dutch Community

The HIMSS Dutch Community is hosting a “Good Morning From The Netherlands” session that will bring together a diverse group of experts who will discuss healthy data flow and local best practices in the field. The community is also hosting content hubs featuring Dutch resources, with the help of its network of corporate members and partners.


HIMSS Future50 Community

The HIMSS Future50 Community is excited to welcome a new cohort of 50 leaders from around the world to sit on the HIMSS Future50 Class of 2021. Visit the HIMSS Hub at HIMSS21 Europe to find out more about clinical, government, health information and technology, innovation and patient leaders who will be working with HIMSS and our partners to drive global change in health and wellness. Join us in the Networking Lounge on Wednesday June 9th, from 14:00-14:45 CET to meet the new leaders and alumni as we all strive to the same goal: access to health that works for every human, everywhere.


HIMSS Nordic Community

Join the HIMSS Nordic Community on Tuesday June 8th from 14:00-14:45 in the Networking Lounge for a chat on “Nordic Health 2030 - Join the Nordic Way for Sustainable Health”. Nordic Health 2030 is a collaborative vision that aims to bring all levels of stakeholders together to build the future sustainable health paradigm. Come to the chat to learn about best practices and join for possible partnerships and collaboration.


HIMSS Italian Community

The HIMSS Italian Community is hosting a “Good Morning From Italy” session that will focus on cybersecurity for providers and patients. The community is also hosting various corporate resource hubs with stakeholders across Italy.


HIMSS Telehealth Community

The HIMSS Telehealth Community is hosting two workshops to explore how telehealth is shaping the future of health delivery:

Telehealth Workshop I: Creating a Safe and Sustainable Future on Wednesday 9 June 2021

Telehealth Workshop II: From Evidence to Practice on Wednesday 9 June 2021


HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community

Join HIMSS and HIMSS Partner Innovation Exchange members to learn about the latest in clinical burnout; discuss the HIMSS Nursing Informatics position paper “Beyond Recognition: An Unequivocal Demand for Greater Investment in Nursing Practice, Nurses’ Technological Skills and Inclusion in Healthcare Decision-Making”; and participate in other exciting initiatives from the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community in Europe.

Join us for the opening keynote on 9 June: Combining Digital With Compassionate Care, with Christie Watson, RN, professor of medical and health humanities, University of East Anglia (UK); Kathy Sienko, executive director, nursing affairs, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Jeddah (KSA); and Franka Cadée, RM, PhD, president, International Confederation of Midwives (ICM).


HIMSS Women in Health IT Community

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