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HIMSS’24 Europe: Spearheading Innovation in Digital Health

The 2024 HIMSS European Health Conference & Exhibition, slated for May 29-31 in Rome, will unite leaders and innovators to address critical healthcare challenges.  

HIMSS24 Europe will facilitate discussions on the ethical use of artificial intelligence in healthcare amid growing concerns surrounding its ethical implementations and impact on patient care. Cybersecurity will also take center stage, with recent cyberattacks targeting healthcare institutions highlighting the urgent need for enhanced defenses. 

Disability rights advocate and former NBC Euronews anchor Isabelle Kumar will serve as moderator for the conference’s most compelling sessions. 

This year’s speakers will lend their expertise to enrich discussions on pressing healthcare issues.  

  • John Riggi, FBI veteran and national advisor for cybersecurity and risk at the American Hospital Association  
  • Sharon Allen, co-founder and chief executive officer of World Telehealth Initiative, a remote philanthropic model that allows physicians to provide sustainable medical expertise via telehealth 
  • Dr. Waheed Arian, founder of Arian Wellbeing  
  • Hela Ghariani, co-head of the Digital Health Delegation, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, France and co-chair of the EU eHealth Network 
  • Marco Marsella, director, Digital, EU4Health and Health Systems Modernisation and DG SANTE, European Commission 

HIMSS24 will showcase emerging healthcare solutions through Startup Pitchfest, offering a platform for innovative startups to address entrenched challenges faced by health systems and providers. Attendees can anticipate insightful discussions on leveraging technology to promote health equity, refugee care and mitigate the impact of climate change. 

HIMSS24 Europe presents an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with the latest advancements in digital health and collaborate toward achieving better patient outcomes and a more resilient healthcare workforce.