Future of Health Leadership, Informatics and Policy (FHLIP) Conference

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Conference Overview

The Future of Health Leadership, Informatics, and Policy (FHLIP) Conference is a mission-driven gathering dedicated to instigating a paradigm shift in healthcare. Our vision is to transform healthcare by leveraging innovative digital health policies and leadership as catalysts.

FHLIP is committed to more than just discourse; we actively foster collaboration among various stakeholders, endorse the adoption of pioneering technologies, and rigorously address issues surrounding privacy, security, and ethics. Our comprehensive approach aims to enhance patient outcomes, significantly reduce healthcare costs, and improve the overall efficiency and sustainability of our healthcare system, providing tangible benefits to all participants.

The FHLIP conference is designed to lay the groundwork for a more resilient, patient-centric healthcare ecosystem. It serves as a platform to explore best and next practices, identify challenges, question assumptions, and understand the roles of policymakers and vendors. We aim to influence a future where digital health is the norm, not the exception.

Our main objective is to catalyze the development of proactive, innovative digital health solutions capable of addressing the healthcare sector’s ever-evolving challenges. In an era of rapid technological advancement and increasing health crises, such solutions are key to sustainable, effective healthcare.

The conference provides a unique opportunity for participants to engage with top-tier experts, thought leaders, and innovators in digital health. It facilitates the exchange of ideas, research findings, and personal experiences, encouraging participants to contribute to the global effort towards transforming healthcare. This networking and learning opportunity is invaluable for professionals in the healthcare sector.

Join us on this extraordinary journey as we strive to shape a better, more proactive future for healthcare together.

FHLIP2025: From Insights to Action: Empowering Health

The Future of Health Leadership, Informatics, and Policy (FHLIP) Conference returns in 2025, building on the success and high standards set by FHLIP 2024. Join us for the FHLIP 2025 conference, where we will explore the theme of “From Insights to Action: Empowering Health.” This event will bring together patients, healthcare professionals, researchers, vendors, innovators, policymakers, academics, students and community leaders to transform insights into actionable strategies that revolutionize healthcare and empower individuals to take charge of their health.

  • Patient-centred focus: Discover how prioritizing patient voices and experiences through digital health innovations is key to driving meaningful change in healthcare.
  • Learn from inspiring patient stories: Gain valuable perspectives from patients who have navigated the healthcare system using digital tools and are actively advocating for improved care.
  • Accelerating research to bedside: Explore innovative approaches to streamline the translation of cutting-edge digital health research into clinical practice, ensuring patients benefit from the latest advancements while prioritizing the well-being of healthcare providers.
  • Collaborate and connect: Network with diverse stakeholders passionate about empowering patients and improving health outcomes by integrating digital health technologies and related leadership approaches and policies.
  • Shape the future of health: Join a dynamic movement transforming healthcare by placing patients at the center of care and decision-making and leveraging the latest AI and digital health technologies.
  • Leadership, Informatics, and Policy: Gain insights into the latest trends and best practices in health leadership, informatics, and policy, and learn how these disciplines can be leveraged to enhance digital health solutions and empower patients.

  • Citizen empowerment and advocacy: Explore strategies to empower citizens through digital health tools, enabling them to actively participate in their health management and advocate for their needs more effectively.
  • Shared decision-making: Learn how to facilitate meaningful conversations between patients and healthcare providers using digital platforms to ensure treatment decisions align with patient values and preferences.
  • Patient-led research and innovation: Discover how patients can drive research agendas and contribute to the development of new digital health solutions.
  • Addressing health inequities: Examine the unique challenges marginalized patient populations face and explore digital health strategies to ensure equitable access to care for all.
  • Knowledge translation for patients and citizens: Explore effective digital communication strategies to communicate complex health information directly to consumers, empowering them to make informed decisions about their health and well-being.
  • Integrating patient voices into health policy: Discuss how to ensure that patient perspectives are considered in the development of health policies and regulations, leveraging digital health tools for broader inclusion.
  • Streamlining research implementation: Investigate strategies to bridge the gap between research and practice, including innovative models of care, knowledge mobilization initiatives, and technology-enabled solutions for effective change.
  • Preventing burnout in healthcare: Discuss the importance of understanding the root causes of burnout and explore evidence-based digital interventions to prevent burnout and promote resilience among healthcare providers.
  • Health leadership in the digital age: Explore the evolving role of health leaders in navigating the complexities of digital transformation and data-driven decision-making.
  • Data-driven healthcare delivery: Learn about the latest advances in health informatics and how data can be used to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of care through digital health innovations.
    Health policy and advocacy: Discuss current challenges and opportunities in health policy and how to advocate for policies that promote health equity and access to care for all, utilizing digital health as a key enabler.

  • Citizens, patients, and patient advocates
  • Healthcare professionals (Physicians, Nurses, Pharmacists, etc.)
  • Researchers and scientists
  • Public health officials
  • Health policymakers and advocates
  • Community leaders and organizers
  • Health technology innovators and entrepreneurs
  • Academics (faculty and students) and trainees in health-related fields
  • Anyone passionate about improving patient-centred care and shaping the future of health leadership, informatics, and policy.

  • Deadline for paper submission: Sept 20, 2024
  • Response to authors: Oct. 30, 2024
  • Deadline for authors’ revised submissions: Nov. 14, 2024
  • Conference: Feb. 21, 2025

Join us at FHLIP 2025 and be part of the movement to create a patient-centred future for healthcare. This conference focuses on leveraging digital health leadership and policy to prioritize patient well-being and ensure provider sustainability. Engage with experts and innovators to explore how digital health can transform healthcare delivery and drive impactful, patient-centric solutions.

Paper submission instructions will soon be made available. Please check back frequently for updates

Accepted papers will be published in a MEDLINE- indexed journal. Papers not accepted as a full paper may be accepted as a poster with a short published abstract.

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