Foto: On stage - Annika Nowak, EU Commissioner’s office for Health and Food Safety; © Messe Düsseldorf / ctillmann
Foto: EHC stage with lecturers and confenerence participants; © Messe Düsseldorf / ctillmann
Foto: EHC participants; © Messe Düsseldorf / ctillmann

Focal Topic 2017:
"Chances and Risks of eHealth"

The 4th Joint EUROPEAN HOSPITAL CONFERENCE (EHC) takes place as part of MEDICA 2017 and the 40th Congress of German Hospitals on 16 November 2017 in the Congress Center Düsseldorf East (CCD East). The EHC will address different political, medical and economic topics from across all of Europe. The event is dedicated to the topic “Chances and Challenges of E-Health”. 

Andrzej Rys, Director General of the Directorate SANTE of the European Commission, will present the European Commission’s “E-Health Action Plan 2012 – 2020”. High-ranking speakers from the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE), the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) and the Association of European Hospital Physicians (AEMH) will give lively comments on that.
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Date: 16 November 2017 (Thursday)

Venue: Congress Center Düsseldorf East
Foto: EHC participants; © Messe Düsseldorf / ctillmann Foto: EHC-Teilnehmer; © Messe Düsseldorf / ctillmann

Beyond this, national E-Health-Concepts from Denmark, Germany, Sweden and Switzerland will be presented, followed by concrete examples of implementation of individual E-Health-Solutions in Hospitals.

Approximately 120 top decision-makers from Europe’s hospitals are expected to attend.

All presentations will be translated simultaneously into English, French and German. Conference time: 10.00 h – 16.30 h.

Participation Fees

  • EHC 1-Day Ticket with Early Bird Discount
    (until 14 Sept. 2017) :  115,00 €

  • EHC 1-Day Ticket 
    (from 15 Sept. 2017) : 165,00 €

The participation fee includes the following services: participation in the evening event on Wednesday, 15 Nov. 2017, and in the conference on Thursday, 16 Nov. 2017 (trade fair ticket and lunch included).
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(eTickets available from August)


For questions concerning EHC, please contact our office:

Düsseldorf Congress Sport & Event GmbH
Conference Management 
Nina Dilly
Stockumer Kirchstraße 61, 40474 Düsseldorf, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)211 4560-984


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Gesellschaft Deutscher Krankenhaustag mbH (GDK)
Society of German Hospital Day 
Haus der Ärzteschaft, Tersteegenstr. 9, 40474 Düsseldorf

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