10 HealthIT Conferences You Shouldn't Miss In 2018

April 27, 2018

The healthcare industry is constantly being reshaped by technology. According to healthcare technology trends for 2018, AI, blockchain, and cloud computing services are making groundbreaking innovations in healthcare. Keeping up to date with the latest service, software, or tool has become mandatory for efficiently conducting business and staying competitive in the marketplace. As a healthcare CIO, attending conferences will help you to stay in the know of these constantly evolving technological developments. Moreover, in-person conferences bring you closer to industry leaders and peers, allow you to learn from people who share your passion for IT, and can educate you further on products and services that could transform your organization.

A lot of events happen throughout the year in the field of healthcare. Four months into 2018, a few major conferences have already occurred. Worry not, some amazing conferences await us in the later leg of 2018. In this article, we are listing some of the major health IT conferences coming up in 2018, that you may not want to miss.


Chicago, April 29 - May 1, 2018

ATA 18, the annual conference by American Telemedicine Association, is claimed to be world’s largest telehealth innovation and networking event. The discussions in the conference will be centered around the latest technology concerns and aspirations that would affect the impact of telehealth on the emerging medical model.


Las Vegas, May 6-9, 2018

A major event in healthcare innovations, HLTH 2018 will have four major tracks on these themes: Technological solutions, Shifting roles of providers, Strategic investors in health innovation, and Health data.

Big Data & Analytics Healthcare Summit

Philadelphia, May 22-23, 2018

This two day summit will have insightful presentations and panel discussions on how the huge amount of clinical, research, device, and sentient data generated by healthcare can be used to reduce waste, increase efficiency, and improve patient care.

Healthcare Transformation Summit

Austin, June 7-8, 2018

The event is organized by Modern Healthcare in conjunction with Austin Healthcare Council. The two day conference will have concurrent sessions on topics such as transformation of healthcare, artificial intelligence, and internet of medical things among others.

Health: Further

Nashville, August 27-29, 2018

At Health Further, you can access either of the two content tracks: Clinician Innovator & Entrepreneur track or TN HIMSS summit Southeast. While the Clinician Innovator & Entrepreneur track focuses on developing and leading innovations as a clinician, the TN HIMSS summit will cover a range of topics such as telehealth, blockchain, cybersecurity and more.

Health 2.0, Fall Conference

Santa Clara, September 16-19, 2018

If you are looking to learn about the latest cutting edge innovation in healthcare, Health 2.0 might be the destination for you. The fall conference will showcase 100+ speakers, 150+ LIVE tech demos, 10 brand new company launches, 3 top CEO interviews, and 4 amazing keynotes.

Connected Health Conference

Boston, October 17-19, 2018

Connected health Conference is widely attended by healthcare providers, tech innovators, decision makers, investors, and companies in the field of healthcare and innovation. The conference will get you acquainted to the latest tech innovations, help you gain market knowledge, and network with decision makers.

CHIME - Fall CIO Forum

San Diego, October 30 - November 2, 2018

CHIME18 is a must-attend event for healthcare CIOs. The event is tailored to meet the requirements of CIOs and healthcare IT executives. It also provides opportunities for peer interaction and to address professional needs.

Forbes Healthcare

New York, November 28-29, 2018

Claimed to be the “world’s most influential healthcare event”, Forbes Healthcare is known to have controversial figures taking the stage to answer questions from attendees. This year’s conference will bring together top CEOs and industry experts to address the challenges in healthcare.
Please note that Forbes Healthcare is an invite only event.


Palm Springs, November 14-18, 2018

Like the popular TED talks, TEDMED delves into medical topics using philosophical story telling. The theme of TEDMED 2018 is “Chaos+Clarity”. Understanding chaos as the site of scientific breakthroughs, TEDMED recognizes chaos as where clarity is found. This year’s conference will embrace the concept of chaos and clarity in development of science, global public health, and medical innovation.

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