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ehi LIVE 2017: Where the eHealth Community meets

ehi LIVE is the UK's number one show for all those involved in digital health, hospital information, cyber security and healthcare innovation.

By CBR Staff Writer

The show takes place from the 31 October to 1 November 2017 at the NEC Birmingham, with more than 4,000 professionals dedicated to IT healthcare in attendance, coming together to discuss the frontline use of healthcare technology and just what products will shape the future of the healthcare industry.

Over 150 exhibitors will be also present to showcase leading solutions and products that are shaping the future of the healthcare industry.



ehi LIVE 2016 welcomed 4,000 attendees and saw a 15% increase in the number of NHS attendees compared with previous years as well as a 25% increase in private hospital attendance. The movement towards a paperless NHS has driven an increase in demand for technology to support healthcare, and this was clearly demonstrated in the discussions that took place at this year’s show.

If you work in health informatics or have a close interest in the use of information in health care, ehi LIVE 2017 is a must-go event for you. While IT professionals are at the heart of our audience, we also expect to see healthcare leaders, managers and clinicians involved in the specification, procurement, management and front line use of information systems.

ehi LIVE is also where CIO’s, CCIO’s, CEO’s, Board Members meet and discuss how concepts such as Cloud, Wearables, Informatics, Big Data, Security and Social Media can improve patient care and create smarter hospitals. It is the go-to-event for people with real buying power in the UK to search for new solutions in IT healthcare.

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The conference line-up for this year will feature more exciting and topical tracks than ever before. Brand NEW is the addition of the Primary Healthcare and Community and Population Health Management tracks, as well as Imaging and Diagnostics and the NHS Future Leadership Forum. Revamped tracks include the CIO & CCIO roundtables, Cyber Security and the Acute Health & Social Care Integration conferences.

We have made sure to give some variety to the sessions this year, allowing for optimum learning and debate with keynote presentations, real life case studies, debates and interactive panel discussions.

ehi LIVE 2017: Where the eHealth Community meets

This year the speakers have all been handpicked for their ability to demonstrate the theme of ‘bridging the gap between clinicians, technologies and patients’. This will give our delegates the opportunity to hear from CIOs, CCIOs and IT directors as well as Clinical Leads, Specialist Consultants and GPs, reinforcing that ehi LIVE is the place to be for both IT experts and clinicians alike.

Please have a look at all a complete list of our CPD Accredited Conference tracks for 2017 below.



  • NHS Future Leadership Forum
  • CIO & CCIO Roundtables
  • Integration & Interoperability
  • Cyber Security
  • Mental Health
  • Imaging & Diagnostics


  • NHS Future Leadership Forum
  • CIO & CCIO Roundtables
  • Integration & Interoperability
  • Primary Healthcare and Community
  • Acute Health & Social Care Integration
  • Population Health Management


Below are just some of the elements that make ehi LIVE 2017 a must visit event.

  • ehi LIVE Knowledge Hub

Located at the heart of ehi LIVE, the knowledge hub features leading eHealth experts imparting their insights on the latest technologies that are changing the industry.

The Knowledge Hub will present key experts in the eHealth field covering a comprehensive list of topics, including cyber security strategy for healthcare, healthcare Intelligence for federations and paperless options, to name a few.

  • The Big Red Bus Bar

Back by popular demand, the Big Red Networking bus will sit at the centre of the EHI exhibition floor where our visitors, speakers and exhibitors will be able to network, connect and do business.


ehi LIVE presents the ehi BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE section to share the latest industry news from the digital technologies applied to healthcare industry.

Accessible online on the ehi LIVE website, the articles explore a variety of subjects including cybersecurity, the wannacry randsomware attack, paperless options, and mental health; as well as topics trending in digital healthcare across the UK.



The ehi AWARDS are the UK’s only dedicated flagship event within the healthcare IT calendar that recognises innovation and achievements in the healthcare technology sector.

The 11th edition of the ehi AWARDS will take place on October 31 at the NEC Birmingham. Judged by a panel of industry leaders, the ehi AWARDS will acknowledge the exceptional accomplishments and contributions of individuals and organisations from across the Healthcare IT industry. It will bring together the country’s top IT and clinical professionals from the NHS along with supplier companies hosting their key customers.

Our aim is to bring the digital healthcare community together this year, and as such for 2017 the ehi AWARDS will be hosted during ehi LIVE. This is to recognise the great work being done by healthcare IT teams across the UK whilst providing an excellent opportunity to network with industry peers, engage in healthy debates, discuss industry trends in addition to source new IT solutions.

The categories for the ehi AWARDS include:

Individual Award Categories

  • Healthcare Industry Leader – People’s Choice
  • CIO of the Year
  • CCIO of the Year

Team Award Categories

  • Best System or Initiative Adoption / Roll-out
  • Best Mental Health Initiative
  • Best Nursing Technology
  • Best Global Digital Exemplar
  • Best App for Clinicians
  • Best App for Patients & Carers
  • Trust/Board of the Year


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