SAUDI ARABIA – King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC) is gearing up to host Riyadh’s first-ever digital health conference.

This year’s Digital Health Conference (DHCon) will begin on Wednesday, May 17, and end on Thursday, May 18, and will be held at the Fairmont Hotel in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The hybrid event will focus on how healthcare executives, leaders, clinicians, and scientists can advance healthcare through the use of artificial intelligence (AI).

The conference’s Riyadh edition will feature exhibitions, dedicated workshops, insightful panel sessions, and ingenious emerging technology sections.

It will bring together key leaders, scientists, healthcare professionals, and stakeholders in digital health under one roof to explore, showcase, and network for applied AI in healthcare.

Led by KFSH&RC, DHCon 2023 is set to gather over 50 speakers from leading healthcare markets and thousands of attendees from more than 15 participating countries.

The experts will cover successful stories about the implementation and governance of cutting-edge technologies for enhancing care delivery and streamlining operations,” the university said in a press release.

Key speakers include Majid Altuwaijri, Chief Executive Officer at the National Center for AI at Saudi Data & AI Authority, Jennifer Y. McElroy, Chief Medical Information Officer of Mayo Clinic Health System, and Walid Rjaibi, CTO for Data Security at IBM, just to name a few.

Participants are expected to gain insights into the use of cutting-edge technologies and unpack their benefits in promoting best practices for healthcare safety, cost-effectivity, sustainability, and practicality.

The two-day conference presents a unique opportunity for innovators to learn how to bring their digital health ideas to life through product development and protection.

King Faisal Specialist and Research Centre believe in emerging technologies and the power of AI in advancing regional healthcare towards better care quality, efficient operations, and better patient experiences,” said Dr. Osama Alswailem, Managing Director and Chief Information Officer at KFSH&RC.

Additionally, top healthcare brands will showcase innovative technologies and solutions at the DHCon 2023.

DHCon offers various partnership opportunities that empower organizations and disruptors to showcase their capabilities within a network of esteemed industry players and stakeholders.

According to KFSH&RC, the upcoming Digital Health Conference is another significant step toward attaining Saudi Vision 2030’s Healthcare Transformation goals.

This conference will converge world-class thought leaders, digital solutions, and technologies to innovate and disrupt the current healthcare models. We invite visionary healthcare leaders and stakeholders to join us in this pioneering event,” stated Dr. Alswailem.

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