Conferences for all industries took a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. But despite the setbacks, event organizers have continued announcing your favorite digital health conferences for 2022. Most events are in-person, with many offering options to attend online. 

Whether in person or digital, conferences are one of the best ways to learn about new developments and innovations in digital health. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of healthcare IT and digital health conferences. We’ve listed events chronologically with links and short descriptions for easy planning. 

2022 healthcare IT & digital health conferences

This aims to be the most comprehensive list of 2022 digital health conferences. Of course, all aspects of healthcare are gradually being digitized, so some of these events aren’t explicitly focused on technology and healthcare IT. Most events listed here are based in the United States, although you’ll find several that take place in London. 

In this list of digital health conferences, you’ll find trade shows, educational events, thought leadership summits, business events, networking gatherings, and everything in between. The connecting thread is a focus on healthcare IT, innovation, technology, and digital health.

Winter 2022 Digital Health Conferences

Jan 15-19: IMSH

Los Angeles, CA

The International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) is a scientific conference that explores the latest innovations and best practices in healthcare simulation. IMSH provides the tools and resources healthcare professionals need to advance their skills, impact change in delivery systems and practice, and, ultimately, to improve patient safety.

Jan 18-20: AIMed Global Summit

Dana Point, CA

“This is a healthcare event like no other. Let us be clear, the time for talking is over and the age of AI implementation is here.” This interactive, immersive in-person event brings 750+ medical professionals together to drive the next generation of healthcare innovation.

Jan 19-20: Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference

Orlando, FL

This conference is your source for the latest in operational and quality improvement tools, which increasingly lean on digital health. Attendees will work with methods and concepts such as Lean, Six Sigma, productivity, benchmarking, simulation, and project management.

Jan 5-8: Digital Health at CES

Las Vegas, NV

There has long been a digital health thread at the annual Consumer Technology Association conference. Discover the tools and technologies lowering costs, improving health equity, and saving lives as patients seek ways to empower themselves and take control of their care and wellbeing. This will be the first in-person CES in two years and a great chance to meet the innovators making significant strides in health technology.

Feb 2: DHIS West Coast

La Jolla, CA

The Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit now has a west coast event. DHIS is an annual gathering of the leading innovators, investors, payers, providers, and policymakers who are driving the digital health revolution.

Mar 6-9: ViVE

Miami Beach, FL

ViVE merges the leadership of CHIME and the digital marketplace of HLTH to create a technology event focused on the business of transformation in healthcare. Their 2022 event will convene top thought leaders who are shaping tech-enabled healthcare and addressing key issues in digital health innovation to bring you exclusive, high-quality education and networking opportunities.

Mar 9-12: AMGA 2022 Annual Conference

Las Vegas, NV

AMGA’s 2022 Annual Conference (AC22) is the preeminent forum for medical groups and health system executives to discuss their challenges and successes. They continue to promote best practices for healthcare management and delivery. Their highly-anticipated event in Las Vegas promises engaging and compelling content, networking opportunities, inspiring keynote presentations, and peer-to-peer learning.

Mar 14-15: LogiMed

San Diego, CA

LogiMed brings together top VPs and Directors from both the manufacturing and provider sides of the medical device supply chain. As we continue to adjust to a “new normal” healthcare environment, it’s more important than ever to have an interactive and collaborative platform to connect and benchmark with your peers. At LogiMed, you’ll identify best practices to improve your end-to-end supply chain, better serve customers and minimize costs as we navigate through and beyond the pandemic.

Mar 17-18: Digital Health Technology Show

London, UK

Listen to innovators and leaders in healthcare provision on the latest developments and challenges affecting healthcare services. Hear from technologists who are shaping the market and focused on patient-centric care. With access to the compelling keynote theater and Healthcare Innovation Stage, the agenda will give delegates access to exclusive insights and opinions. They will also be able to visit the expo floor where over 100 companies will be demonstrating innovative and disruptive products.

Mar 21-24: AMIA Informatics Summit

Chicago, IL

From discovering innovative methods to learning from exciting real-world applications, AMIA 2022 Informatics Summit attendees will experience the full range of cutting-edge work in translational informatics and clinical data science from inception to implementation. This conference is the ideal setting for researchers, educators, data scientists, software developers and analysts, students, and industry professionals. The size of the conference makes it ideal for developing meaningful new connections and partnerships while learning practical advice to solve real-world challenges.

Mar 28-30: ELEVATE PX

Indianapolis, IN

ELEVATE PX is a gathering bringing together the voices of the global community committed to transforming the human experience in healthcare. ELEVATE PX is a dynamic, interactive event connecting the community for learning, support, and the sharing of ideas to positively impact the experience in healthcare organizations around the world.

Spring 2022 Digital Health Conferences

Apr 4-5: Health Datapalooza and National Health Policy Conference

Arlington, VA

Originally two independent events, the Health Datapalooza and the National Health Policy Conference (NHPC), were first presented jointly in 2020. The combined event established and reinforced the professional connection between the health data and health policy communities. Those unable to attend in-person can join a virtual option that includes live streaming for all plenaries and 12 virtual break-out sessions. Virtual content will be available to all registrants for 30 days post-event.

Apr 12-14: HCSRN Conference

Pasadena, CA

The Health Care Systems Research Network (HCSRN) Conference is the nation’s preeminent gathering for researchers based in real-world health care systems and collaborators in academic health systems, funding agencies, and patient-partner communities. The conference offers a diverse slate of content, showcasing rigorous, relevant research on important conditions affecting millions of patients.

Apr 18-20: State Healthcare IT Connect Summit

Baltimore, MD

The 2022 meeting will be the 12th annual State Healthcare IT Connect Summit. The conference has grown and evolved into an important national venue for public and private sector thought leaders to share ideas and benchmark implementation strategies of State Health IT Systems.

Apr 26-27: Digital Health 2022

San Diego, CA

Reuters digital health event is the place where the standard is set by 300+ executives for the delivery of quality virtual, predictive, affordable, and equitable care. Their forum brings together leaders of health systems, payers, policymakers, pharma, and health tech converge to realize the transformative potential of technology in healthcare.

Apr 27-29: NAACOS Spring Conference

Baltimore, MD

The National Association of ACOs Spring 2022 Virtual Conference will feature leading ACO experts and CMS officials sharing timely and essential information for ACOs. Attendees include clinical leaders of ACOs, ACO admins, executives considering the ACO model, CMS officials, private payers, and industry partners.

May 1-3: ATA2022 Annual Conference & Expo

Boston, MA

The ATA2022 Annual Conference & Expo is the “event of record” in virtual care providing a platform to reach thousands of decision-makers in the telehealth industry around the world. ATA2022 will be covering the most important issues in telehealth. The conference aims to cement the gains made to establish telehealth as a care modality in a modernized healthcare system.

May 10-11: LSX World Congress

London, UK

For eight years, the LSX World Congress has brought together executives in healthcare and life science strategy, investment, partnering, and deal-making. Expect to meet the founders and CEOs of innovative start-ups through to publicly listed life sciences giants and everyone in between.

May 10-13: NAHAM

San Diego, CA

The National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM) hosts an annual conference and exhibition offering networking opportunities and a broad range of topics in patient access.

May 22-26: The Healthcare Innovation Congress

Baltimore, MD

The Health Care Innovation Congress – or thINc360 – brings together executives across all sectors of healthcare to discuss pressing issues facing the industry and strategies to accelerate innovation and transformation. Whether you’re from a health plan, hospital system, employer, life sciences, policy, nonprofit, or a point solutions organization, attend thINc360 to network, identify key opportunities in healthcare, brainstorm ideas, gain valuable insights, and get ready to be the ambassadors of change.

May 24-26: AMIA Clinical Informatics Summit

Houston, TX

CIC is where clinician informaticists of all disciplines – physicians, nurses, physician assistants, technicians, HIT developers, data analysts, C-suite executives, and more – share their innovations in bringing the technology advances out of the lab and into the patient room. This summit’s goal is to leverage technology in new ways and advance healthcare delivery, access and outcomes.

May 31-June 3: LIFE ITSELF

San Diego, CA

LIFE ITSELF is a new in-person event, celebrating extraordinary minds & ideas intersecting health & medicine. Hosted by one of the people who co-created TEDMED, it seems to be filling a niche left by that event which is currently taking a break.

Summer 2022 Digital Health Conferences

Jun 8: DHIS East Coast

Boston, MA

The Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit is an annual gathering of the leading innovators, investors, payers, providers and policymakers who are driving the digital health revolution.

Jun 26-29: HFMA 2022

Denver, CO

The Healthcare Financial Management Association’s annual conference is geared toward hospital CFOs. It’s a great event if you deal in the business of healthcare, especially for hospitals and health systems.

Jul 17-19: AHA Leadership Summit

San Diego, CA

The Leadership Summit features senior health care executives, clinicians and experts in the field presenting high level, transformational strategies and innovative approaches for delivering greater value and health equity through operational excellence, creative partnerships, and redefined delivery models. Special attention will be paid to the strategies and practices that enable health care leaders to remain resilient and respond successfully in periods of sustained crisis.

Aug 9-13: HIMSS 22

Orlando, FL

HIMSS is the biggest health information and technology event of the year. Professionals throughout the global health ecosystem connect for education, innovation, and collaboration. The conference aims to reimagine health and wellness for everyone, everywhere.

Aug 22-24: SHIEC Annual Conference

San Antonio, TX

The Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) is a national collaborative representing health information exchanges (HIEs). The annual conference brings together over 70 HIEs with healthcare industry leaders and government officials.

Fall 2022 Digital Health Conferences

Sep 7-9: NAACOS Fall Conference

Washington, DC

The National Association of ACOs Fall Conference will feature leading ACO experts and CMS officials sharing timely and essential information for ACOs. Attendees include clinical leaders of ACOs, ACO admins, executives considering the ACO model, CMS officials, private payers, and industry partners.

Oct 24-26: Medtech Conference

Boston, MA

Healthcare executives, investors, and innovators creating cutting-edge products are set to gather for the Medtech conference. It’s typically a good mix of private and startup companies, investors, strategic partners, and service providers all under the same roof. Anyone who needs more insight into the business of medical technology will benefit from attending Medtech.

Nov 5-9: AMIA Annual Symposium

Washington, DC

The AMIA Annual Symposium showcases the latest innovations from the community of biomedical informatics researchers and practitioners. The event builds on more than 40 years of sharing research and insights for leveraging information to improve human health.

Nov 17-18: Digital Health World Congress

London, UK

The Digital Health World Congress is the leading technology and digital healthcare conference in London, UK. It is a forum for Medtech mobile, IoT, and the IT industry.

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