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Health Tech Events You Should Attend in 2020

By Jemma Roche

Now that 2020 is underway, it is time to start thinking about which health tech events and conferences you should prioritize. Here is a compiled list of the main healthcare IT conferences and events your healthcare company can choose from:



IMSH: International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare

  • Date: January 18-22, 2020
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • About: Scientific conference for healthcare providers including 3,000+ physicians, nurses, educators, administrators, center operations directors, and technology specialists involved in medical simulation. The Expo hall will feature manikin and computer-based simulation, VR, AR, task trainers, learning management systems, digital applications and games, IT solutions, and a lot more. Click here for more information.
  • Follow #IMSH2020 on Twitter to track the conference live. 


Health Datapalooza

  • Date: February 10-11, 2020
  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • About: A conference held in Washington, D.C. as part of the Federal Government's initiative to open data and "offers participating patients and private sector innovators more and better insights into how regulation and policy impact the use of data to improve health and health care delivery." It's more intimate setting allows for the collaboration between policymakers and innovators to discuss ways to improve healthcare. Click here for more information. 
  • Follow @HHSGov on Twitter for updates.


HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition

  • Date: March 13-19, 2020
  • Location: Orlando, FL
  • About: Connects health information and technology professionals around the world to showcase their efforts in education, innovation and collaboration for the future of healthcare. HIMSS is a thought leader and global advisor in the healthcare and IT sector. Click here to learn more. 
  • Can't attend? Make sure to follow this trending hashtag #HIMSS20 live on Twitter. 

WHCC20: 17th Annual World Health Care Conference

  • Date: March 29-April 1, 2020 
  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • About: Offers unique conferences and events in healthcare, life sciences and pharmaceutical for hospitals, health systems and provider groups, health plans and payers, investors and startups, government entities, pharma, biotech, and medical device companies, employer and public purchasers, health IT companies, and global health. For information, click here.
  • If you cannot attend, follow this hashtag live #WHCC20 on Twitter.


HITMC: Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference

  • Date: May 12-14, 2020
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • About: Focuses on healthcare B2B and B2C (hospital and medical practice) marketing for healthcare marketing executives, healthcare PR professionals, healthcare communications experts, and digital healthcare marketing professionals. Click here for more information.
  • Can't attend? Follow this hashtag live #HITMC20 on Twitter.

Becker's Hospital 3rd Annual Health IT + Clinical Leadership + Pharmacy Conference

  • Date: May 19-21, 2020
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • About: Opportunity to learn from topics and speakers covering health IT, clinical leadership and pharmacy including best uses of artificial intelligence, telehealth, data analytics, clinician burnout, population Health, pharmaceutical care & cost containment, and more. Click here to learn more about this conference.

E-Health 2020 Annual Conference & Trade show

  • Date: May 31-Jun 3, 2020
  • Location: Parq Vancouver, Canada
  • About: The conference attracts 1,500 healthcare professionals from the Canadian digital health community such as healthcare executives, project managers, information, communication, telehealth/mobile health, and technology professionals, health data information managers, students and educators, clinicians, government and health policy makers. More details here. 


Value-Based Care Summit & Telehealth20

  • Date: Jun 3-5, 2020
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • About: The trade show will explore the connection between value-based care and telehealth as well as the latest trends in telehealth. You will hear from key decision-makers from leading payer and provider organizations to discuss solutions to challenges facing the industry's transition to value-based payment. Click here for more information.
  • Can't attend? Look out for #TELEHEALTH20 on Twitter.

MedTech Conference

  • Date: Jun 16 - 17, 2020
  • Location: Minneapolis, MN
  • About: Get ready to hear from the latest leading innovators, investors, and executives in the healthcare sector. Click here to learn more. 

HFMA Annual Conference 

  • Date: Jun 28-Jul 1, 2020
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • About: The Healthcare Financial Management Association is made up of healthcare finance leaders. Several healthcare industry leaders attend this conference including healthcare executives, healthcare providers, hospitals, and hospital systems. Click here for more information.
  • Can't attend? Make sure to follow the hashtag #HFMA on Twitter or to view any updates, here is their Twitter handle: @hfmaorg. 



  • Date: Sep 1-2, 2020
  • Location: MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV
  • About: All previous four Ai4 events in 2019 such as Ai4 Finance, Ai4 Healthcare, Ai4 Cybersecurity, and Ai4 Retail will now combine into one event in 2020. Ai4 was founded in 2018 and has "educated over 2,000 top executives & data practitioners at the world’s largest companies about how they can responsibly leverage AI today." Click here for more information. 
  • Can't attend? Make sure to follow @Ai4Conferences on Twitter for any updates and track the event live with this hashtag: #Ai42020.

Expo Health

  • Date: Sep 29-Oct 1, 2020
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • About: Focuses on the collaboration among health IT professionals from hospitals, health systems, physician practices, health IT companies and government organizations.  The main themes of the conference include security and privacy, analytics, communication and patient engagement, IT dev ops, and operational alignment support. Click here for more information. 



  • Date: Oct 11-14, 2020
  • Location: Las Vegas
  • About: 7,000 healthcare leaders such as payers, providers, employers, investors, fast-growing startups, pharma, policymakers and innovation centers who are trying to solve healthcare's biggest problems. For more information, click here. 
  • Can't attend? Stay up to date and follow @HLTHEVENT on Twitter and join the discussion with #HLTH2020.

AHIMA: Health Data and Information Conference

  • Date: Oct 14-17, 2020
  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • About: Attracts decision makers and influencers in HIM and HIT. Exhibitions include information in electronic health record (EHR), clinical vocabularies and mapping, revenue cycle management, information governance, workflow, interoperability, and transcription. Click here for more information.
  • Can't attend? Follow @AHIMAResources on Twitter and the live hashtag #AHIMA20.

MGMA: The Annual Conference

  • Date: Oct 18-21, 2020
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • About: 4,000 decision-makers in the areas of healthcare leadership, financial management, business operations, billing and coding, strategic planning, marketing, human resources, ancillary services, and many more. Click here for more information. 
  • Can't attend? Follow @MGMA on Twitter for updates and #MGMA20 during the conference.


HCIC: Healthcare Internet Conference

  • Date: Nov 2-4, 2020
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • About: A healthcare digital marketing conference with attendees in healthcare marketing, IT, web, data analytics, business development, public relations and communication leaders who are responsible for their organization's public-facing websites, intranets, portals, social channels, mobile strategy and CRM strategies. More specifically, CMOs, web directors, webmasters and web team members, VPs of Marketing, CIOs, CTOs, marketing & communications directors. Read more here

This list is subject to change due to any conflicts, cancellations, or additional details. If you have any suggestions, feel free to contact us!  We will definitely be at HITMC (Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference) in May! Hope to see you there.


by Jemma Roche

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