March 15-18: Planning, Design & Construction, San Antonio

The international Summit and Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design & Construction — PDC Summit — will feature a keynote address by Tom Kelley, partner in IDEO, a renowned design and innovation consultancy, and best-selling author of Creative Confidence, The Art of Innovation and The Ten Faces of Innovation. It is sponsored by the American Hospital Association and ASHE. Visit

April 12-16: HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, Chicago

This year’s meeting is expected to draw more than 38,000 health care IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors and will features the Connected Patient Learning Gallery, a hands-on, interactive area showcasing products and services that address provider and patient electronic engagement. Visit

April 19-22: HCCA Compliance Institute, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

The Health Care Compliance Association’s 19th annual event will include learning tracks on topics such as long-term care, privacy and security, physician compliance, internal audits and quality of care. Visit

May 3-6: AHA Annual Membership Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Big names from media, politics and policy-making will provide in- sights at the American Hospital Association Annual Membership Meeting. Visit