The healthcare sector is a dynamic industry, and one that’s constantly shifting with each day due to technology. With the emergence and constant flow of new innovations, studies, and discoveries, it’s important for medical professionals to stay up to date on the best methodologies and practices for keeping patients safe and healthy.
If you’re in the medical field, it’s imperative that you make some room in your schedule to attend at least one of these events, and several if you can. Not only are they great opportunities for networking and collaboration, but can also help you make important decisions for your own practice and personal performance. Here are eight can’t-miss conferences for medical professionals in 2019:
International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare
The International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare helps shed light on the power of healthcare simulations that make it easier for medical professionals to save lives. It is currently the largest conference on healthcare simulation in the world. In 2019, attendees can expect over 250 sessions, workshops, networking opportunities, and much more.
The CRT19 event will take place at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. from March 2nd to March 5th, and is one of the few specializing interventional cardiology conferences (learn more at CRTMeeting.org) in the world. As one of the leading conferences in its sector, roughly 3,000 interventional and endovascular specialists attend the conference annually.
The main premise for the conference is help medical professionals learn more about new cardiovascular technology and interventional procedures in the field and contains several tracks ranging from Technology & Innovation to Atherosclerosis & Research. Last year, the conference featured the first ever live complex coronary case that was performed entirely by women.
National Health Policy Conference
The National Health Policy Conference is an event dedicated to catering to policy makers who are in charge of making important decisions in the world of healthcare. Attendees can gain greater insight about the future of healthcare policies and national coverage and how to define various research requirements that help improve and evaluate those policies.
One previous attendant said about the conference, “I felt that the conference provided me with a greater understanding of health policy and why changes are coming down the pipeline.”
The HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition brings together over 45,000 attendees in the medical field to hear keynote speeches and learn more about the technology changes of today. Based in Orlando, it is currently the leading health information and technology conference, bringing in people from over 90 countries and featuring over 1,300 vendors and 300 education sessions. Regardless of your niche field, there’s likely something here for you.
Asia Pacific Global Summit on Healthcare
Every year, the Asia Pacific Global Summit on Healthcare takes place in a different country and focuses on a new theme. For 2019, the theme is “Leading Innovation for Better Healthcare and Nursing Systems” and it will take place in Tokyo, Japan. Hear from speakers and representatives from around the world who will share their investigative experience on the developing topic of nursing systems, and who will demonstrate the latest related technology in the space.
Patient Experience Conference
For medical professionals who are serious about bettering their own practicing and patient experiences, the Patient Experience Conference is for you. At this event, healthcare professionals will discuss various strategies and solutions for working with patients, transforming your medical business, establish meaningful partnerships through targeted initiatives, and helping you improve your practice reputation.
2019 Health Datapalooza
This conference is all about data, data, data. The 2019 Health Datapalooza conference gathers individuals and organizations in the medical field to help describe how data can transform technology and policies, and better the health industry as a whole.
According to Academy Health, who organizes the event, “Sitting at the nexus of ideas, evidence, and execution, Health Datapalooza is where Federal policymakers and regulatory leads take their seats beside the health system’s chief officers (information, medical, innovation), Silicon Valley startups, data gladiators, and patients.” Together, this diverse group of people will share how they plan to use data to improve health and healthcare.
World Health Care Congress
The 2019 World Health Care Congress event is unique because it brings together important decision makers and thought leaders from around the world. Executives from organizations like BlueCross, Essentia Health, Lockheed Martin, and many more health organizations from around the world, unite to discuss how various companies can come together to transform the industry for the better. This elite networking forum will feature over 15 different tracks, more than 10 workshops, and over 300 speakers across four days.