Next week’s 5th annual mHealth Summit (@mhealthsummit, #mHealth13) opens in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, including over 5,000 health & technology developers, policymakers, business leaders, providers, and payers from 60 countries. HIMSS — the Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society — in partnership with the National Institutes of Health, the mHealth Alliance and the Foundation […]
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iMedicalApps and the 2013 Medicine 2.0 congress are announcing the second iMedicalApps & Medicine 2.0 mHealth Research Award, to be presented at the September 2013 conference.
Jonathan Cho from the National Cancer Institute recently demonstrated the development process behind creating the NCI recently released mobile web app for smart phones and tablets at the Medicine 2.0 Conference in Boston, MA.
The pervasiveness of Facebook and other social media platforms has created opportunities to improve patient-physician communication. Willing doctors can connect with patients in and outside the exam room, expanding their reach and thus jointly sharing in the empowerment this newest technology revolution offers. Orthopedic surgeon Howard Luks summarizes the power of social media for physicians this way: […]
The abstract submission deadline for the September 2012 Medicine 2.0 congress in 2012 has been extended by one week to March 14 to allow researchers additional time for those who had technical issues with the submission process. The response thus far has been tremendous with over 300 abstracts submitted for peer review, already double the […]
By Perry Payne, MD & Felasfa Wodajo MD iMedicalApps and the 2012 Medicine 2.0 congress are announcing the iMedicalApps & Medicine 2.0 mHealth Research Award, to be presented at the September 2012 Medicine 2.0 Congress. Medicine 2.0 is the premier conference for health, medicine and biomedical researchers and clinicians on social media, mobile apps, and […]
One of the major announcements at this week’s mHealth Summit was made by Qualcomm who introduced a new platform for wirelessly connecting medical devices and declared it open for business. The 2net platform allows any medical device to connect with cloud servers, freeing manufacturers from the complexities of wireless communication.
Joseph Kvedar, MD, is the Founder and Director of the Center for Connected Health, which was established in 1995 by Partners HealthCare. Partners was founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. The Center’s mission is to “develop new strategies to move health care from the hospital and doctor’s office into the day-to-day lives of patients.” Dr. Kvedar will be speaking in the Super Sessions at the Summit on “Mobile Health in the Clinical Enterprise”.
mHealth Summit is the largest annual gathering dedicated to mHealth in the world and convenes a global group of researchers, health professionals, and industry. As a media partner for the Summit, iMedicalApps will be presenting an exclusive series of interviews with keynote and prominent speakers between now and the December meeting.