ECHAlliance and HLTH join forces to expand the Global Health Connector Partnership

14 December 2021

ECHAlliance and HLTH join forces to expand the Global Health Connector Partnership which Connects Health Communities Globally

ECHAlliance and HLTH announced today that they will support the Global Health Connector Partnership (GHCP) and will through their respective members, networks and Communities partner with key industry leaders in Europe, North America, Africa, India, Latin America and the Commonwealth to advance the work of digital health transformation across the world. 

Through a series of co-located events and hybrid activations, the Global Health Connector Partnership will amplify the work of their partners and help bridge the gaps in digital health around the globe by seeking universal solutions to shared barriers across the ecosystem. 

“HLTH and the ECHAlliance have long collaborated and this agreement signifies our mutual desire to do even more together globally. Today we have connected the existing communities of HLTH and the ECHAlliance in support of the Global Health Connector Partnership and soon we will add our trusted partners in other continents and have the scale and size to implement our shared ambitions.” said Brian O’Connor, Chair of ECHAlliance.

“As leading conveners of health innovation ecosystems around the world, ECHAlliance and HLTH recognize that digitalization represents an enormous, accelerating opportunity to improve human health and is at the same time creating similar challenges in healthcare markets around the world,” said Rich Scarfo, President of HLTH. “With the expansion of our partnership, we’re pleased to host the next Global Health Connector Partnership Summit to drive global cooperation in digital health,” he said. 

ViVE: Powered by CHIME + HLTH

The Global Health Connector Partnership Summit will convene on March 9, 2022, at ViVE (Miami, March 6-9, 2022), the industry’s new Health Information Technology event developed by HLTH and CHIME. Global delegations from digital health and health information and technology companies, health ministries and economic development organizations will gather at the Summit.

The Global Health Connector Partnership (GCHP) is a consortium of international organizations brought together by the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) and allied in working together to share knowledge and find common solutions for efficient use of digital technologies to improve healthcare delivery, access and outcomes across the globe. Learn more about the GHCP here.

About HLTH

HLTH (pronounced “health”) is the leading platform bringing together the entire health ecosystem, focused on health innovation and transformation. From unparalleled events with industry-leading speakers to inspirational digital content and mission-driven initiatives, HLTH creates a unique marketplace for the health community leading the dialogue and development of a new health ecosystem.  For more information, please visit

About ECHAlliance

ECHAlliance is the Global Connector for digital health. Our global community connects 78 countries and 4.4 billion people (Africa, Americas, Asia, Canada, Caribbean, China, Europe, Commonwealth, India, the Pacific & USA) and over 20,000 experts – including government, health & social care providers, leading companies and start-ups, researchers, insurances, patient groups and citizens. We have an intelligence network of over 70+ Ecosystems, run a number of international projects, provide up to date news and social media content and organise key digital health events.

The Digital Health Observatory and The Digital Health Society movement facilitate and promote the transfer of knowledge, experiences and best practices creating a community of knowledge in Digital Health globally.

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