24 - 27 October, 2021
| Riyadh

Looking Beyond COVID-19 - Accelerating Digital Transformation to Improve Outcomes, Build Resilience and Prevent Future Crises.

Meet other changemakers as we forge paths to care for all.

Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, Minister of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and in a joint collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Saudi Health Council and the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties - the HIMSS21 Middle East Health Conference & Exhibition will take place from 24 - 27 October 2021 in Riyadh and will be offered both in-person and digitally - so everyone, everywhere can join together to be the change.

HIMSS21 Middle East is organized by the National Health Information Center in partnership with HIMSS.

Why attend?

As vaccination programmes start demonstrating tangible and optimistic results and countries across the Middle East can turn their attention to recovery plans, national digital transformation programmes need to factor in a new key objective: building back stronger and more resilient health systems.

Join your peers at HIMSS21 Middle East for inspiration, innovation, and unrivalled networking opportunities for future collaborations:

  • Hear invaluable insights from over 120 international information and technology experts
  • Attend 60+ live and on-demand sessions to stay ahead of the latest health and care trends
  • Earn continuing education credits
  • Build and nurture the influential relationships that will drive your professional development forward
  • Meet the market suppliers who will support your vision and ensure the success of your strategy
Save The Date | 24 – 27 October 2021 | Riyadh
HIMSS21 Middle East is the can’t miss health information and technology event of the year, where professionals throughout the Middle East health ecosystem connect for the education, innovation and collaboration they need to reimagine health and wellness for everyone, everywhere.

Accreditations & Certifications

HIMSS21 Middle East is an excellent opportunity to enhance your professional development portfolio by earning continuing education credits from various accreditation bodies. All delegates―including senior executives, physicians, nurses, pharmacists, project managers, health information management professionals, patients, information security professionals, and those seeking contact hours towards the renewal of CAHIMS or CPHIMS―are eligible to claim credits for attending sessions.

Please email reg@himss.org if you have any further accreditation-related queries.

Continuing Education Credits Available

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The CPD Certification Service

Receive a certificate of attendance from CPD: HIMSS21 Middle East has received In Principle Approval from The CPD Certification Service UK and will be submitted for Full Approval as a CPD-accredited event following the Conference. HIMSS has been approved as a member of the CPD Certification Service which provides recognized independent CPD Approval compatible with global Continuing Professional Development principles. (Member Number: 13037) Learn more about CPD here.

You can claim CPD credits for sessions you attend at the in-person and digital events, as well as sessions you view on-demand post-conference, until 30 November 2021.

Further information on the submission process will be available soon.



This programme has been approved for use in fulfilling the continuing education renewal requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS). Learn more about HIMSS certifications..

Further information on tracking your certification hours will be available soon.


PMI (Project Management Institute)

HIMSS has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Participants who already have a credential from PMI may receive professional development units (PDUs) for attending the annual meeting pre-conference and general education sessions.

Further information on the submission process will be available soon.


Under the patronage of:

Saudi MOH

Saudi Health Council
Saudi Commission

Saudi National Health Information Centre