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Sep 04, 2020

Philips highlights thought leadership in Health IT at virtual HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Health Conference and Exhibition

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Spotlights Future Health Index 2020 Insights: COVID-19 and Younger Healthcare Professionals research results

The HIMSS 20 & Health 2.0 European Health Conference and Exhibition, Europe’s largest virtual and digital health event, will take place Sept. 7 – 11. Over five days, more than 170 leaders will speak in over 70 sessions. With 135 virtual exhibitors, delegates will have access to the latest innovations, best practice cases and start-ups impacting the global digital health landscape. 


The HIMSS & Health 2.0 European virtual experience will include a unique combination of live, pre-taped, and on-demand sessions, with the opportunity to participate in live polling and Q&A throughout the five-day event. Interactive chat and networking capabilities will allow participants to connect with key industry stakeholders, peers and solution providers throughout Europe and around the world.  The 3-D virtual exhibit floor experience will give attendees a new way to interact with technology and commercial partners in health IT, with access to videos, white papers and the opportunity to connect 1:1 with companies in a unique digital experience.


HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Event 2020, will feature renowned experts addressing the most pressing challenges in digital health, with a focus on real-world case studies of large-scale implementation. Key sessions and topics planned over the course of the event include:

• AI: Beyond the Buzz

  • Building the Digital Maturity and Resilience of European Healthcare Systems
  • Building the European Healthcare Data Space
  • Critical Care in Critical Settings: Lessons Learned from COVID-19
  • Securing Data, Protecting Privacy, Building Trust for Innovation and Action


Philips will co-host two sessions during the digital event. In partnership with the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and relying on each other’s breadth of telehealth experience, Philips is committed to paving a path forward for this critical moment in telehealth’s expansion. During the virtual HIMSS 20 & Health 2.0 European event, Philips and the ATA will outline critical ways to plan a telehealth strategy and embed it into care delivery models going forward. Philips spotlight speaker sessions include:


Details on all program sessions can be found here:

Philips Future Health Index 2020 survey results, COVID-19 update

On day two of the virtual HIMSS European conference, Philips will announce the results of its latest piece of Future Health Index (FHI) 2020 research. The Future Health Index Insights: COVID-19 and Younger Healthcare Professionals survey supplements the main FHI 2020 report, capturing feedback from 500 doctors under the age of 40 in five countries: the United States of America, China, Singapore, France and Germany. The findings reveal how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the attitudes and experiences of younger doctors, and how they believe the healthcare industry should change in response.  Jan Kimpen will also participate in two Digital Dialogue sessions to discuss the FHI 2020 findings, which can be accessed in the on-demand directory of the HIMSS Learning Center at: 


Philips’ integrated portfolio of solutions deliver a holistic view of a patient’s journey in acute care, pre-hospital and home care settings. Philips continues to address the quadruple aim of helping to optimize performance, improve the patient experience, health outcomes, and staff experience, while lowering the cost of care. For more information on Philips advanced clinical and operational capabilities, embedded with AI and analytics to help drive efficiency and interoperability that will be showcased at the virtual HIMSS European conference, visit:

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