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As Europe Becomes World’s Most Attractive Region for Digital Health, HIMSS Convenes Healthcare Community

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LONDON, May 24, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is bringing together healthcare and IT leaders who are navigating an extraordinary opportunity to advance the digital transformation of Europe’s health systems.

Major changes prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic — including billions of euros invested in healthcare modernization, national regulatory initiatives and the proposed EU legislation for the creation of the European Health Data Space — are making the region one of the world’s most attractive and dynamic markets for digital health.

"This year’s epicentre of digital health is the 2022 HIMSS European Health Conference & Exhibition, 14-16 June in Helsinki, where hospitals, governments and innovators will look into delivering the next generation of healthcare services, now," said Armin Scheuer, VP and Executive Director EMEA at HIMSS. "HIMSS22 Europe features sessions from more than 120 health experts and the best-ever exhibition of health tech solutions to tackle the industry’s challenges."

The EU is investing €673 billion as part of the Recovery and Resilience Facility, with billions reserved for digital health transformation.

At HIMSS22 Europe, healthcare leaders will join efforts to make the European Health Data Space a reality. The proposed legislation is an important step toward making digital health a central pillar of the healthcare systems across the EU, and various initiatives at HIMSS22 Europe aim to bring the European Health Data Space to life.

View the full HIMSS22 Europe program. Contact Ellie Paton at for press registration.


HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is a global advisor, thought leader and member-based society committed to reforming the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology. As a mission-driven non-profit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development, research and digital health transformation to advise leaders, stakeholders and influencers across the global health ecosystem on best practices. With a community-centric approach, our innovation engine delivers key insights, education and engaging events to healthcare providers, payers, governments, startups, life sciences and other health services organizations, ensuring they have the right information at the point of decision.

HIMSS has served the global health community for more than 60 years, with focused operations across North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

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Ellie Paton, HIMSS
+44 7487 225 236

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