The 3rd Joint EUROPEAN HOSPITAL CONFERENCE (EHC) takes place as part of MEDICA 2015 and the 38th Congress of German Hospitals on 19 November 2015. The EHC will address different political, medical and economic topics from across all of Europe. As a separate event the EHC is directed by the Gesellschaft Deutscher Krankenhaustag (GDK) and will be held in the Congress Center East (CCD East) in Düsseldorf.

Foto: Opening of EHC 2013
Foto: Opening of EHC 2013

High-ranking speakers from the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation (HOPE), the European Association of Hospital Managers (EAHM) and the Association of European Hospital Physicians (AEMH) will take a detailed stance on the following topics:

  • Patient-oriented hospital care in the future
  • Patient-oriented hospital care in the practice

On 19 November 2015, Mrs. Annika Nowak, a representative from the EU Commissioner’s office for Health and Food Safety, will give a presentation on “Patient orientation in the focus of EU Healthcare Policy”.

Approximately 150 – 170 top decision-makers from Europe’s hospitals are expected to attend. All presentations will be translated simultaneously into English, French and German.

The supporting program

Our guests will be served a lunch at the event on 19 November.

On the evening of 19 November you will be welcomed by representatives of HOPE, EAHM and AEMH to a comfortable and traditional venue in Cologne. In addition to an interesting framework programme we will offer you a wide selection of culinary treats and refreshing beverages at the evening event.


Gesellschaft Deutscher Krankenhaustag mbH (GDK)
Haus der Ärzteschaft
Tersteegenstr. 9
40474 Düsseldorf

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Messeplatz, Stockumer Kirchstrasse 61
40474 Düsseldorf