Monday, September 06, 2021
An ensemble of over 200 presenters comprising of healthcare experts, leading industry thinkers, and best practice presenters is being lined up for the 44th World Hospital Congress – the flagship event of the International Hospital Federation (IHF)– which will take place on 8 to 11 November in Barcelona, Spain, along with an online broadcast exclusively available for virtual attendees.
Hosted by La UnióCatalanad’Hospitals (Catalan Hospital, Health and Social Services Association - UCH), the Congressis poised to be one of the first hybrid healthcare management events that will happen in the region. Itis a unique global forum where industry executivesfrom more than 50 countries will convene to sharenew knowledge, expertise and good practices in hospital and healthcare leadership, management, and service delivery.
Over 60 sessions have been arranged to fill a well-thought, wide-ranging program that covers important topics related to the theme: People on board: Transforming healthcare by blending agility, responsiveness, and resilience.Among several sessions across the four-day event, the following are some of the thought-provoking topics available in the program:
Getting ready for the next global pandemic: European and North American perspectives
Public health leaders and hospital CEOs will share their views on how the next global pandemic might unfold and how they are leading their organizations to prepare for the next global health crisis. Hear from:
Accelerating research, development and distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine: Lessons learned from key stakeholders
Various stakeholders will discuss key learnings from the fast-tracked journey of the COVID-19 vaccine and how these can be appliedto the near future. Hear from:
Nursing leadership in transforming healthcare during a world-wide pandemic: Examples from the field
The importance of global nursing leadership initiatives such as Nursing Now and the Nightingale Challenge will be tackled. Nurse leaders in various roles will share the challenges they faced, successes and innovations during the pandemic. Hear from:
Harnessing innovations to build back better: European lessons from the pandemic
Key innovations in the hospital sector will be explored, specifically the areas oftelemedicine and technological solutions, skill mix, and bed management to draw lessons on how to build back better our hospital services through adoption, implementation and scaling up of innovations. Hear from:
Humanizing technology for smart healthcare delivery: The COVID-19 impact
This will demonstrate how technology-enabled healthcare has huge potential to better humanize healthcare and deliver a more personable and dedicated patient experience. It will focus on how healthcare systems and services have fundamentally changed throughout the pandemic and how digitally enabled healthcare is now a mainstay of many hospital services around the world. Hear from:
In addition to the plenary and parallel sessions, there will be posters on display, tradeshow and exhibition by participating organizations and providers, hospital visits, special events for those attending in person and numerous networking opportunities both for presential and virtual attendees.
With a highly comprehensive program to offer, the IHF and UCHinvitehealthcare professionals toparticipate and become part of the important discussion on the transformations that are affecting continuous evolution in the global health system.
Early bird registration to the 44th IHF World Hospital Congress is open until 31 August.
For more information visit www.worldhospitalcongress.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.