News Feature | May 15, 2014

mHealth Summit To Explore The Limits Of Mobile Health

Katie Wike

By Katie Wike, contributing writer

Limits Of Mobile Health mHealth Summit

Get ready! The 2014 mHealth Summit is calling for presenters to register for the annual summit scheduled for this December in Washington, D.C.

The mHealth Summit - presented by Personal Connected Health Alliance, in partnership with Continua Health Alliance, HIMSS, and The Foundation for the National Institute of Health - will be held December 7-11 in Washington, D.C. The event is the largest mobile health event of its kind and “convenes a diverse international delegation to explore the limits of mobile and connected health, including every aspect and every audience.”

"The 6th annual mHealth Summit will be our most compelling event to date, with increased focus on actionable, evidence-based research, case studies, and the very latest innovations across the spectrum of mHealth and personal connected health," said Rich Scarfo, Director, mHealth Summit, and VP, Personal Connected Health Alliance in a press release.

"The Summit is designed to provide a forum for an intense exchange of ideas, learning, dialogue and networking to help delegates accelerate advancement of the field when they return to their work environments. This year we anticipate increased participation from international delegates, universities, emergency services, and public health officials and economic development councils in addition to our historically broad audience."

The mHealth Summit put out a call for presentations, placing a June 27 deadline on candidates. According to the recent press release, submissions should address key issues or questions in mobile and connected health, such as:

  • Consumer engagement and empowerment in the areas of wellness, fitness, disease management, healthcare access, and aging in place;
  • Providers, employers, payers looking for new approaches to population health, improved connectivity in the workplace and with patients, as well as better resource management solutions;
  • Pharmaceutical and life sciences companies exploring innovative approaches that accelerate drug development, data sharing and improve medication adherence and consumer engagement;
  • CIOs, CTOs, Chief Innovation Officers and Medical Directors integrating consumer and big data into clinical systems, workflow and analytics;
  • Emergency services and public health officials leveraging connectivity for better improved disaster planning, a coordinated response, and a safer world;
  • NGOs, foundations and governments creatively deploying personal health technologies in developing economies;
  • Developers and technology entrepreneurs transforming the consumer and patient healthcare access and delivery paradigm via cutting edge technology, platforms, applications, games, etc.;
  • Investors, VCs and angels, incubators, universities, economic development agencies and accelerators pioneering new business opportunities and investment approaches in mHealth.

Submit your presentation HERE