About CISS

CISS - International Congress on Healthcare Services is the official congress of Hospitalar and one of the main events among more than 40 congresses, seminars, workshops and specific health-related content, staged during the trade fair.

About the Audience
and Speakers at CISS

The audience of the congress is highly qualified, represented by public and private health lawmakers, hospital managers and other healthcare service providers, agents from government bodies, officers and executives from the product, equipment supply and service provision industries.




What is the impact of political, managerial and organizational decisions on service provision,

distribution networks and the quality of life of people?


  • 9 a.m.– 9:30a.m.: OPEN CEREMONY
  • 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.: MESA 1: FRANCE (confirmed)
  • 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: MESA 2: UNITED KINGDOM (confirmed)
  • 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.: MESA 3: UNITED STATES (confirmed)
  • 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: TABLE 4

THEME: The vision from ISQua – The International Society for Quality in Health Care on how healthcare service providers, hospitals, practices and laboratories perceive political and healthcare reforms. What are the priorities for the next 5 to 10 years?

THEME: The challenges of State and healthcare reforms and their impacts on laboratory and diagnostic medicine.

THEME: The impact of the healthcare reform in Spain and current and future challenges for the system.

  • 10:30 a.m. – noon: TABLE 5

THEME: The role of medical credit unions in organizing alternatives to strengthen the healthcare chain value and also to strengthen solutions for the population.

THEME: The role of credit unions in structuring productive healthcare facilities with an innovative, sustainable approach.

THEME: State reforms, the impact on healthcare and the future of supplementary healthcare and private healthcare.

  • Noon – 1:30 p.m.: TABLE 6

THEME: the City Government and long-term planning

THEME: the State Government: governance and public management

THEME: the Federal Government: about digitizing public services

  • 2 p.m.: CLOSING



The 2018 edition of CISS will be based on two major pillars:

Along the first day, guest countries shared their experience at the Congress and reported some of their best cases in health policies, plus innovative processes and technologies applied to the improvement of assisting processes and benefit-cost ratio.

On the second day, companies, institutions and healthcare experts both from Brazil and abroad introduced their proposals and real contributions for the growth of the medical/hospital sector.

Take a look at the program of Ciss 2018

Who Organizes CISS?

The International Healthcare Services Congress is organized by Hospitalar Fair and Forum, in partnership with key institutions in the healthcare sector:

  • CNS - The Brazilian Healthcare Confederation
  • FENAESS - The National Federation of Healthcare Services Establishments
  • SINDHOSP - The Hospital Employers Association of the State of São Paulo
  • ABIMO - The Brazilian Association of the Medical and Dental Industry
  • ANAHP - The National Association of Private Hospitals
  • IEPAS – The Institute for Teaching and Research in Healthcare
  • ONA - National Accreditation Organization


breno figueiredo


Dr. Breno de Figueiredo Monteiro

Chairman of FENAESS

waleska santos


Dra. Waleska Santos

Founder of Hospitalar Feira + Fórum

fabio leite

Chairman of the Scientific Committee

Dr. Fábio Leite Gastal

Physician, Doctor in Medicine / Psychiatry (UDELAR/UNIFESP)


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