CONNECTED HEALTH CONFERENCE • SAVE THE DATE • October 16-18, 2019 • Boston, MA
Qualifying Criteria for General Press
The criteria below assume applicants are either full-time journalists or journalism is the applicant’s main function. The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance), a HIMSS innovation company, defines a journalist as authoring original content on a regular basis.
Journalists approved for general media credentials are expected to use that access for the purpose of providing journalism on the topics of health information and technology during the Connected Health Conference.
General Press Categories and Guidelines
Individuals who do not qualify as accredited media in any of the following general press credentialing categories will need to register as a conference attendee.
Print, Online & Newswire Reporters
Representatives from print, online or newswire news organizations can receive press credentials for the Connected Health Conference, if they provide:
Please note: Publishers and copy/content editors do not qualify for press credentials. Members of the organization in executive management, administration, and/or research do not qualify for press credentials.
Online Publications & Blogs
Online journalists can receive press credentials and must provide the following:
Please note: Sponsored bloggers, bloggers for company pages, personal website writers, consultants who blog as a means to promote their business, designers, public relations professionals, and copy/content editors do not qualify for press credentials.
Freelance Reporters & Photographers
Freelance contributors on assignment can receive press credentials and must provide the following:
Please note: Marketing, public relations, or other industry executives who contribute bylined articles to news outlets do not qualify for press credentials. You must register under your publication’s name and not your individual business name.
PCHAlliance allows analysts from recognized industry firms, to receive press credentials, if they can provide a bylined, published report related to the health IT industry that is non-contracted and published within the last three months.
Please note: Analysts and consultants who develop a client-only publication for their own firm or another firm do not qualify for press credentials. Financial analysts and consultants do not qualify for press credentials.
Access to The Connected health conference
General press will be provided with an acceptance letter which will detail how credentialed can be picked up for the events.
All media credentials will be provided at the discretion of PCHAlliance Communications team. PCHAlliance reserves the right to accept or deny credentials.