The annual conference and trade show announces keynote speakers and the first-ever technology destination at HealthAchieve
TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2015 /CNW/ - HealthAchieve, the signature conference and trade show of the Ontario Hospital Association and one of the largest shows of its kind in North America, is pleased to announce this year's highlights. On November 2, 3 & 4 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, attendees will get to experience sessions with high-profile speakers from around the world, a tradeshow floor full of the most innovative companies in health care, and new this year, the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion™ (IHP).
"We're pleased to be sharing some of this year's keynote speakers and to announce the first-ever technology destination at HealthAchieve, the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion™," says Warren DiClemente, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President, Educational Services, Ontario Hospital Association. "The pavilion will highlight the integration of cutting-edge technologies in hospitals, including North America's first fully digital hospital, Humber River."
For the first time at HealthAchieve, a new partnership with the Intelligent Health Association (IHA) will provide attendees with the opportunity to see the powerful impacts and uses of technology in action. The IHP is a must-see attraction on the exhibit floor, featuring state-of-the-art emergency and patient demonstration rooms, a video of Humber River Hospital's fully integrated digital hospital, and a live showcase of the latest devices – allowing attendees to get up close and personal with wearable technologies. Guided tours will provide an exciting opportunity to see, in real-time, how integrated technology can improve patient care in hospitals.
Keeping with the theme of technology and its impact on patient care, HealthAchieve has partnered with RxRobots Inc. to introduce a child-friendly humanoid robot named MEDi, shown to reduce children's pain by 50 per cent during medical procedures. MEDi and his friends will educate, entertain and inspire HealthAchieve attendees.
This year's speakers have travelled from across the globe to share ideas on the future of health care.
The award-winning tradeshow floor will feature close to 300 exhibitors demonstrating the latest in health care innovation. The popular 'New Product Showcase' will highlight the newest innovative health care products available in the marketplace.
Humber River Hospital's President & CEO, Dr. Reuben Devlin, will be speaking about North America's first ever fully digital hospital at the HealthAchieve pre-conference event Improving Patient Care and Safety Through the Adoption of New Technologies on Sunday, November 1 at 8:30 a.m. at the OHA Education Centre located at 200 Front Street West, 27th Floor, Toronto, Ontario.
For more information on exhibitors and keynote speakers, please visit www.healthachieve.com.
One of the largest and most prestigious health care gatherings in North America, HealthAchieve aims to inspire ideas and innovation with over 50 informative and engaging educational sessions along with an award-winning exhibit floor, where close to 300 exhibitors will showcase the latest health care products, services and technologies. HealthAchieve attracts more than 6,000 health care and business leaders from around the world for learning, networking, benchmarking and sharing best practices. Learn more about HealthAchieve online at http://www.HealthAchieve.com.
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