HIMSS brings first-of-its-kind health IT online broadcasting network to UK e-Health Week 2018

HIMSS is launching an innovative online broadcasting network at the UK e-Health Week conference, taking place at Olympia in London on 15-16 May.


LONDON, UK- (HealthTech Wire / News) - The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has announced that it is launching HIMSS TV in the UK, the first online global broadcasting network showcasing innovation and the impact of information and technology in the health and care ecosystem, at the 2018 e-Health Week conference in London on 15 – 16 May.

The first-of-its-kind programme will bring to the UK exclusive interviews and provide insights into some of the hottest topics in the industry right now, such as Cybersecurity, Data or Artificial Intelligence, and highlights from conference keynotes, which this year includes Matthew Swindells, NHS England Director of Operations and Information, and Taavi Kotka, former Chief Information Officer of the Estonian Government.

HIMSS TV will be hosted at this year’s UK e-Health Week by Dr Charles Alessi, Senior Advisor to Public Health England, who recently joined HIMSS as the first Chief Clinical Officer for International.

Expanding the global HIMSS Media portfolio, encompassing the British Journal of Healthcare Computing, Healthcare IT News, MobiHealth News, and Insights, among other brands, HIMSS TV creates the opportunity for around-the-clock-content to reach a wider audience looking for a comprehensive digital health video resource that displays examples of best practice and learning.

“I am delighted to announce the launch of the HIMSS TV network in the UK, which will allow our audience to stream exclusive content focused on innovation and information and technology in the health and care space from anywhere in the world,” said John Whelan, Executive Vice President, HIMSS Media.

How to watch: 

Online at HIMSS.TV and the British Journal of Healthcare Computing.

Media contact:

Leontina Postelnicu
HIMSS Europe & UK

About HIMSS Media 
HIMSS Media is the fastest growing B2B media group focused exclusively on healthcare and technology markets. Through its suite of market-leading brands, such as Healthcare IT News, Healthcare Finance and MobiHealthNews, HIMSS Media delivers news, analysis and must-have information to an audience of senior healthcare and technology influencers. HIMSS Media is also the leading producer of important live events, such as the Healthcare Security Forum Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare, Pop Health Forum, Revenue Cycle Solutions Summit, and Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum.

About HIMSS 
HIMSS is a global voice, advisor and thought leader of health transformation through health information and technology with a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of health, healthcare and care outcomes. HIMSS designs and leverages key data assets, predictive models and tools to advise global leaders, stakeholders and influencers of best practices in health information and technology, so they have the right information at the point of decision. HIMSS drives innovative, forward thinking around best uses of information and technology in support of better connected care, improved population health and low cost of care. HIMSS is a not-for-profit, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with additional offices in North America, Europe, United Kingdom and Asia.

Leontina Postelnicu

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