Top Fall Healthcare Conferences to Attend in 2019

Throughout the year there are numerous healthcare conferences where experts gather to share helpful, valuable knowledge and insight. By attending one or more of these, it’s possible to acquire advanced information regarding emerging policy issues, forward-thinking research, and the newest healthcare innovations and technologies. These gatherings also offer a unique opportunity to network with other professionals and to learn applicable best practices and operational strategies. Plus they are a wonderful way to reward team members with an enlightening and exciting educational experience.

SHSMD Connections

SHSMD Connections 2019, an annual conference organized by the AHA’s Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development, is scheduled for September 8th through the 11th, in Nashville, TN. Attendees can choose from more than 60 hour-long sessions covering five different learning tracks, or register for preconference intensive workshop sessions. Topics of focus cover virtual care strategies, strategic partnerships, physician engagement, integrated financial planning, solving challenges of patient attrition, healthcare innovation, and more.

Stanford’s Medicine X |

From September 20th through the 22nd, the Stanford Medicine’s Medicine X | CHANGE event convenes healthcare professions, researchers, caregivers, and patients on the campus of Stanford University. What makes this event so unique is that it is the only one in the world that brings together patients and caregivers from around the globe to collaborate in partnership with clinicians, researchers and implementation scientists.. The goal of the inclusive event is to co-produce new ideas, solutions, and strategies on critical issues such as health care quality improvement, science initiatives, innovation technology, and digital health.

Healthcare Innovation Summits

Healthcare Innovation offers multiple events and forums throughout the United States, during the months of September, October, and November. The events, called the Healthcare IT Summit Series, will focus on a range of topics including technological innovation, value-based care, data analytics, clinical workflow, U.S. health policy, and healthcare cyber security. There’s an event in Los Angeles in September, one in Boston and one in Minneapolis in October, and summits are scheduled in Houston and Seattle during the month of November. For more info and specific dates, visit the  Healthcare IT Summit Series website.

The HLTH Forum

The HLTH event from October 27th through October 30th is a huge conference hosted at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. This is the 2nd annual HLTH conference, and is expected to attract more than 5,000 senior leaders for roundtable discussions, keynote presentations, networking sessions, and one-on-one meetings. There will be more than 100 sessions covering nearly two dozen different areas of content related to healthcare, and participants include 325 speakers and 850 founders and CEOs. The overall goal is to seek solutions to reduce the cost of healthcare while improving quality.

MedTech Impact Expo and Conference

The MedTech Impact Expo and Conference is held during the last few days of autumn, at the Venetian/Palazzo Resort in Las Vegas. The event, which runs from December 13th through 19th, will mainly focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of chronic disease. Dr. Anna Lembke will deliver a keynote on the opioid epidemic, and Dr. Robert Pearl’s keynote is titled “Fixing American Healthcare: Structure, Reimbursement, and an Aging Population.” Other presentations include talks on AI and DNA sequencing for patient health, data-driven care, and ways that technology can improve healthcare delivery and patient engagement.