MedShow Monthly

April 21, 2017
In an effort to expand its global educational offerings to new and existing audiences, the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society has acquired the Health 2.0 conference division. Going forward, HIMSS will establish a new Health 2.0 business unit within its organization that includes HIMSS North America, HIMSS Analytics, HIMSS Media, HIMSS Europe, HIMSS AsiaPacific and the Personal... more
March 19, 2017
The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association has unveiled the keynote speaker for the opening session of HCEAConnect, the association’s annual educational and networking event, scheduled Aug.13-16 in Chicago. Joanna Peña-Bickley will read into her magic ball to discuss “The Future of Healthcare Marketing in a Connected Age.”  Peña-Bickley’s award-winning artist's hand has helped... more
March 19, 2017
Chris Yochim, founding member and chairman of the Board of the Delaware Bioscience Association, has been appointed co-chair of the PHL Life Sciences’ advisory board. PHL Life Sciences, a division of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), works to increase Greater Philadelphia’s recognition as a leader in the life sciences and a world-class destination for the industry’s... more
March 19, 2017
Every year in Duesseldorf, Germany, more than 5,000 exhibitors from more than 70 countries participate in MEDICA, the world's leading exhibition for medical products and technology. When it comes to digitalization of healthcare, MEDICA has taken a leading role, especially with the MEDICA CONNECTED HEALTHCARE FORUM and the MEDICA App COMPETITION. The newest initiative, Future for Health (... more
February 20, 2017
The 2017 Medical Design and Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference brought manufacturing of the future into the present day at the Anaheim Convention Center. The exhibition and conference took place Feb. 7-9, with more than 30,000 manufacturing technology professionals, engineers, designers and executives engaging with more than 2,000 exhibitors on nearly 400,000 net square feet of exhibit... more
January 23, 2017
UBM Brazil, a division of U.K.-based UBM, and HIMSS - Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society, a U.S.-based association whose focus is to improve health through Information Technology, today have signed a cooperation agreement for the organizations to work together in Brazil. The agreement includes launching the HIMSS@Hospitalar summit during UBM Brazil’s Hospitalar... more
January 23, 2017
The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association will be hosting the 2017 HCEA Healthcare Marketing Summit Jan. 25-26 at the Hilton Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, Va. “I’m really looking forward to this year’s Summit to experience the great program put together by our volunteers and staff,” said Don Schmid, HCEA President. He added, “Of course, one of the great benefits... more
January 23, 2017
The Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association recently released its latest white paper, The Landscape of 1:1 Meetings in the Healthcare Events Industry.   This white paper was researched and produced by Jifflenow, a sales advancement platform for the event industry.   This document explores the different kinds of 1:1 meetings, their importance in a healthcare, medical... more
January 23, 2017
The San Diego Convention Center Corporation is forecasting a record-breaking calendar year in 2017 for medical meetings. A total of 21 medical events, including BIO 2017, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Diabetes, will hold their annual events in San Diego during the next 12 months: that's the highest number of medical meetings ever in a... more
November 28, 2016
BIOMEDevice San Jose, collocated with Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) Silicon Valley to bring together the engineering and medtech industries, unveiled that Neil Harbisson, cyborg activist and Cyborg Foundation co-founder, will take the keynote stage to deliver a presentation surrounding biological evolution via cybernetic technology. BIOMEDevice San Jose and ESC Silicon Valley will take... more

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