Knowledge exchange

Across our networks, our members share the latest information, ideas, innovations, and strategies for today’s healthcare leaders.

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Leading transformation together.

We are committed to connecting members across our global community, learning from each other’s experiences and good practice. We promote international collaboration on the key issues facing hospital managers. We also support sharing ideas, innovations, and new models of care – leading transformation together.

World Hospital Congress

Our global forum brings together IHF Members and leaders of hospitals, health services, and healthcare organizations. Providing an invaluable networking opportunity, the themes chosen for each congress focus on the biggest trends and common issues in the sector.

Expert-led sessions are complemented by workshops, breakouts, scientific posters, exhibitors from across the industry, networking events, local hospital visits and much more. It’s a hive of knowledge exchange, collaboration, and innovation – a chance to gather our international community to focus on what healthcare leaders can learn from each other to improve service delivery at home. Find out more

IHF Awards

The IHF Awards were launched in 2015 and are recognized around the world as the premier awards programme to honour hospitals and healthcare organizations. Each year, the winners are announced during a special Awards Ceremony at the World Hospital Congress.

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i-to-i Innovation Hub

Launched in 2023, the IHF Innovation Hub is an exciting addition to the content and activities at the World Hospital Congress. The Hub showcases unique products, processes, or services that any IHF Member is using in a healthcare setting to address a specific challenge.

Share innovation via the Hub

Special Interest Groups and networks

Our Special Interest Groups and networks are a platform for peer-to-peer collaboration. The topics focus on important themes for hospital leaders across the globe. Participation is open to members with relevant experience, professional interests, and commitment to the goals of each group.

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Harnessing Big Data SIG

In partnership with Vizient, this Special Interest Group focuses on the imperatives and advantages of harnessing big data and analytics to improve performance in healthcare systems.

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Telehealth SIG

Innovative digital health solutions help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in critical care settings. This Special Interest Group, in partnership with Apollo Hospitals, focuses on navigating the future of telehealth for hospitals and health service providers.

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Women in Leadership SIG

Gender inequity impacts healthcare leaders across the globe. This Special Interest Group, in partnership with Alumni Global, provides a community to develop strategies and actions that advance gender equity, particularly at the leadership level.

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Global Rare Paediatric Disease Network

A community for IHF members, in collaboration with Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, working in rare paediatric disease to share experiences and best practices to improve the services provided to children and their families around the globe.

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Events

Online events

Focusing on many different aspects of hospital management, our online events include webinars presented by experts, workshops, masterclasses, and invitation-only discussion groups for particular groups of our members.

Host:
IHF

Date:
9 September 2024

Navigating Net Zero mini masterclass

The Geneva Sustainability Centre is offering a 3-hour mini version of its sustainable healthcare masterclass ahead of the World Hospital...

Host:
IHF

Date:
25 July 2024

Regional webinars: Introducing the Sustainability Accelerator Tool (SAT)

Sign up for our live webinar to see what SAT can do for your organization… The team will introduce SAT...

Host:
Partners

Date:
27 to 30 August 2024

Hospital Management Asia 2024

Theme for 2024: Keeping pace with healthcare challenges A two day event on 28 and 29 August in Bali, Indonesia,...

Host:
IHF

Date:
18 June 2024

Navigating AI: SIG meeting

The Big Data SIG, sponsored by Vizient, connects experts in the applications of data for hospitals and health systems. Join the...

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