HIMSS Europe and HIMSS UK launch stand-alone platforms for established media brands
HIMSS UK 07.09.17
HIMSS Europe and HIMSS UK revamp online media platforms to reinforce commitment into sharing examples of best practice across the European and UK healthcare IT scene
[Berlin, Germany] HIMSS Europe and HIMSS UK are launching stand-alone platforms for two of its established online media brands, Insights and the British Journal of Healthcare Computing (BJ-HC).
The newly-launched online platform of Insights, which can be accessed here, aims to keep healthcare leaders up to date with the latest developments in the field and provide in-depth coverage on cutting edge topics in healthcare technology, with regular features and news online.
The website will help to support and supplement the well-established, quarterly print version of the title and is the official media partner for all HIMSS Europe events.
As an expanding digital-only platform, BJ-HC will focus solely on bringing you news from the UK’s health and care IT scene, tackling challenges and opportunities for decision makers, both from the National Health Service (NHS) and the private sector. BJ-HC is the official media partner for all events organised by HIMSS UK.
Sarah Bruce, Director of Media and Enterprise Marketing for HIMSS Europe and UK, said:
“HIMSS is completely unique in our ability to utilise our huge European network to provide up to date information and content for our audiences. The launch of these exciting new platforms reinforces our commitment and investment into promoting examples of good practice across the European health and care IT sector.
“As independent publications, Insights and the British Journal of Healthcare Computing will report on progress made in transforming healthcare through IT in the UK and Europe.”
Sarah Bruce, Director of Media and Enterprise Marketing
About HIMSS Europe
HIMSS Europe is a voice, advisor and thought leader of transformation through health IT. As an independent organisation with innovation at its heart, HIMSS Europe unites and engages key stakeholders across the health and care ecosystem through events, media, analytics and communities that are focused on helping healthcare systems to define their IT strategies meanwhile supporting the healthcare industry to improve its services.
By offering a high quality, Pan-European platform to collaborate and exchange best practice, news, information and data, HIMSS Europe has a unique breadth and depth of expertise and capabilities to improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health and care and deliver more effective patient outcomes.
Founded in 1961, HIMSS encompasses more than 60,000 members, 600 companies and over one million HIT network of key influencers that drive innovation across the world.
About HIMSS UK
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.