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Who we are and what we do

HIMSS UK is an adviser and thought leader in health IT.

We provide the platforms, tools and engagement opportunities for health and care IT professionals to learn, network and share best practice.

We run a portfolio of events throughout the year: our major annual conference and exhibition, UK e-Health Week – the only major conference supported by NHS England and NHS Digital, Executive Leadership Summit – one day invite-only events for health IT leaders in the NHS and supplier community, and our regional offering, Health Insights.

As the UK arm of the world’s leading health IT knowledge organisation, we also curate health IT news in our unrivalled portfolio of media titles in print, digital and online.

HIMSS UK is part of HIMSS - a global, cause-based organisation focused on improved healthcare through IT and data. Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 64,000 members, 640 companies and over one million health IT influencers who drive innovation across the world.

HIMSS engages with healthcare professionals in more than 30 countries. This includes working with health departments and ministries of health to assess IT capabilities of their health systems, leading educational programs for physicians, nurses, IT professionals and others to expand their knowledge of health IT; and conducting benchmarking of IT adoption and maturity to help health organisations develop a roadmap to improvement.

Contact us today to find out how your organisation might benefit from working with us.

Part of the bigger picture

Uniquely positioned at the intersection of data and insight, HIMSS' research and analytics arm, HIMSS Analytics is a global healthcare IT market intelligence, research and standards organisation that collects, analyses and distributes essential health IT data.


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IT is playing an ever-expanding role in the transformation of healthcare delivery - and HIMSS UK is providing the platforms and tools to help organisations develop their IT capabilities.


UK e-Health Week 2018

Inspiring plenary discussions, informative workshops and practical tutorials

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Executive Leadership Summit March 2018

Senior NHS and industry leaders explore the biggest issues in healthcare IT

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News and blog

British Journal of Healthcare Computing news feed


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