HIMSS Nordic community

The longest-standing HIMSS Europe Community, established in 2006, the HIMSS Nordic Community has a unique programme specifically tailored for healthcare IT professionals from both the public and private sectors in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In order to address current needs and issues in the Nordic nations, a number of events and workshops are regularly organised. The community not only convenes at conferences, workshops and networking events, but also prepares presentations, panel discussions and organises hospital tours. Members take advantage of special offers and packages with invites to HIMSS events connecting the community globally with peers not only in Europe but also the United States, Middle East and Asia.

Upcoming Events

HIMSS19, 11-15 February 2019, Orlando, USA

HIMSS Europe 19 & Health 2.0, 11-13 June 2019, Helsinki, Finland

Past Events

HIMSS Nordic Community meet-up, 14 November 2018, at EHiN 2018, Oslo, Norway

HIMSS Nordic Community meet-up, 11 October 2018, at the Week of Health and Innovation (WHINN), Odense, Denmark

HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 Conference, 27-29 May, Sitges, Spain

HIMSS18, 5-9 March, Las Vegas

HIMSS17, Orlando

HIMSS16, Las Vegas

HIMSS15, Chicago

HIMSS14, Orlando

Nordic Delegation to HIMSS19

11-15 February 2019, Orlando, USA.

The HIMSS Nordic Community will be gathering again as a delegation at the HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition connecting globally with peers for world-class education, cutting-edge HIT products and solutions, and unique exchange and networking opportunities. Find all information about this year’s dedicated Nordic programme, the call for proposals and registration here.

Nordic Delegation to HIMSS Europe 19 & Health 2.0

11-13 June 2019, Helsinki, Finland.

Following a successful collocated event in Sitges in May 2018, HIMSS and Health 2.0 continue to strengthen their ties and look forward to host the HIMSS Nordic Delegation in Helsinki. The conference will bring the best of both worlds: HIMSS’ knowledge, expertise and thought leadership in healthcare digitisation and Health 2.0’s network of entrepreneurs and investors, showcasing the latest cutting edge and innovative health tech solutions. The three-day event is supported and organised in conjunction with a number of Finnish organisations, including: The Finnish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, SITRA (The Finnish Innovation Fund), Business Finland, The City of Helsinki, The University of Helsinki, The Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS), Oulu Health, Turku Science Park and Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre. Further information on the dedicated programme for the Nordic Delegation will be announced here soon! In the meantime, find all general information about the conference here.

HIMSS Europe 18 & Health 2.0 Conference

27-29 May 2018, Sitges, Spain.

The HIMSS Nordic Community Workshop came together on 27 May in Sitges with over 90 health and care professionals representing the entire Nordic region to discuss burning issues in digital health and participating in valuable discussions about the path ahead.

Please click here to access all speaker presentations, conference images, articles, interviews and recordings as well as the full post-conference report. View the outcomes of the HIMSS Nordic Community Workshop in the report “Sharing and Using Health Data” below

Presentations Nordic Workshop

Nordic Community Reports

Sharing and Using Health Data

Digital Health Revolution

HIMSS Nordic Community: HIMSS18...

Interviews & News

Finnish healthcare: interview with Jaana Sinipuro, Director, SITRA

Why patient-to-patient support makes all the difference - WarOnCancer CEO Fabian Bolin talks about how transformative it can be when patients can share compassion and emotional support with each other.

Understanding Sweden's eHealth 2025 strategy - Karina Tellinger McNeil, strategist for the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, breaks down her country's ambitious plan to lead the world in the digitization of healthcare.

For more news and to stay on top of digital health developments in Europe, please visit INSIGHTS and HIMSS TV

HIMSS Nordic Community partners

Senior Partners

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Associate Partners

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Affiliate Partners