Attending conferences is a great way to stay current with developments in health information technology and digital health. Fortunately there are lots of options to choose from, with the largest events happening early in the year. Use this list of 2020 health IT conferences to start planning now.
Health IT Conferences in 2020
The following list summarizes the major 2020 health IT conferences in chronological order.
Jan 7-8 (Las Vegas, NV): Digital Health Summit at CES
Each year, more than 80 world class thought leaders, innovators, healthcare practitioners and digital health luminaries participate in the Digital Health Summit covering a vast array of the most relevant topics. Meet, mingle and network with the industry elite as well as thousands of attendees who are all pushing the boundaries of consumer health.
Jan 19-22 (Miami, FL): Home Care 100
Homecare 100 is the preeminent leadership conference for leading home care and hospice providers. The conference is put on by Lincoln Healthcare Leadership, a healthcare intelligence company serving C-level leaders of large providers.
Jan 22-24 (Coral Gables, FL): Clinical Data Disclosure and Transparency
The clinical data transparency landscape is shifting as U.S. and global regulations are continuing to evolve. Gain insight from an expert speaking faculty, prepare yourself and your team by hearing regulatory perspectives and keynotes and gain a laser focus on data sharing.
Jan 29-31 (Atlanta, GA): ACO Population Health Management Summit
The ACO Population Health Management Summit brings together thought leaders from Accountable Care Organizations around the country. Participants leverage available data and resources to create valuable population health initiatives to lower costs, improve quality of care and prepare organizations to take on more downside risk and increase shared savings.
Jan 29-31 (Atlanta, GA): Care Coordination and Technology Congress
The Care Coordination and Technology Congress brings together hospitals, health systems, and provider organizations from all across the country to learn new techniques, share experiences and discuss technological innovations concerning all aspects of coordinated care.
Feb 10-11 (Washington, DC): Health Datapalooza
Health Datapalooza’s Policy and Issue Forum has become a gathering place for people and organizations creating knowledge from data. This is the place to be if you are pioneering data innovations that drive health policy and practice.
Feb 26-28 (San Antonio, TX): Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference
This conference is your source for the latest in operational and quality improvement tools. Attendees will work with methods and concepts such as lean, Six Sigma, productivity, benchmarking, simulation and project management.
Mar 1-4 (Amelia Island, FL): Senior Living 100
Senior Living 100 is a leadership conference for C-level executives from large senior living provider organizations. The conference is put on by Lincoln Healthcare Leadership.
Mar 2-4 (Boston, MA): TEDMED
TEDMED bridges the gap between science and the public, and it’s a nice addition to other 2020 health IT conferences. Hear stories that inform, inspire, engage and provoke action across a broad, passionate community both inside and outside of health and medicine.
Mar 9-13 (Orlando, FL): HIMSS 2020
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.
Mar 11-13 (Grapevine, TX): Independent Owner Leadership Conference
The Independent Owner Leadership Conference is a gathering of owners, operators and administrators of 10 or fewer facilities. This year’s theme is “Solutions to Differentiate Your Business.”
Mar 13-17 (Austin, TX): SXSW Health
Healthcare is a small slice of what happens at SXSW, but they have a whole campus dedicated to healthcare IT solutions. Learn how new tech intersects with the healthcare industry in their 2020 health and medtech sessions.
Mar 23-26 (Houston, TX): AMIA Informatics Summit
The AMIA Summit is a conference for informaticians who are working to improve healthcare. Attendees will experience content dedicated to bioinformatics, clinical research informatics, informatics implementation, and data science in one integrated conference experience.
Mar 25-28 (San Diego, CA): AMGA Annual Conference
The AMGA Annual Conference brings together the country’s top medical industry thought leaders as they chart the future of healthcare in the U.S. Hear expert-led presentations, exchange ideas in an open and collaborative environment, and connect with executives who are leading the transformation of healthcare.
Mar 30 – Apr 1 (Philadelphia, PA): Population Health Colloquium
The Population Health Colloquium is a hybrid conference and internet event to highlight advances in population health. It brings together healthcare providers, payers, pharmaceutical executives, leading technology and solutions companies, academia and government.
Apr 27-29 (Baltimore, MD): State Healthcare IT Connect Summit
This year will be the 11th annual State Healthcare IT Connect Summit. The conference has grown into an important national venue for public and private sector thought leaders to share ideas and benchmark implementation strategies of state health IT systems.
May 5-6 (London, UK): Digital Health World Congress
If you decide to travel outside the U.S. for a digital health conference, this is the one. Digital Health World Congress is a forum for Medtech mobile, IoT, and the IT industry in the U.K. and beyond.
Jun 28-Jul 1 (San Antonio, TX): HFMA Annual Conference
The Healthcare Financial Management Association’s annual conference is focused on the hospital CFO. It’s a great event if you deal in the business of healthcare especially for hospitals and health systems.
Oct 14-17 (Atlanta, GA): AHIMA Annual Convention
This conference by the American Health Information Management Association brings together HIM professionals. Discussions surround information governance, records management, medical coding, compliance, RAC audits, HIPAA ROI, and other issues affecting the HIM community.
Oct 18-20 (San Antonio, TX): MGMA Annual Conference
The MGMA Annual conference is a great place to meet with practice managers from across the whole spectrum of healthcare. The show has packed sessions and an exhibit floor which is quite similar to HIMSS, but without the craziness.