Wednesday Sessions

Wednesday, December 5

7:30 - 8:45 AM

Building Sustainable Public-Private Partnerships: Implementing Partners’ Perspectives
The CDC Foundation has convened representatives from the primary implementing partners in Kenya and Tanzania to discuss sustainability of the mHealth projects in an environment of limited resources.  




Market Research Presentation:  Getting Connected with Emerging Fitness Technologies
This presentation will examine findings from recent CEA research regarding consumers and their usage of emerging fitness technologies.


Cross Platform Imaging In Room & Around the Globe
The disruption by mobile technology is no more significant than in medical imaging, but elegantly designing for a variety of devices can be an intimidating endeavor.  In this presentation, the value of simultaneous design across multiple platforms is introduced.  

Wednesday, December 5

11:35 AM - 12:50 PM

The Role of mHealth in Cancer Control for Underserved Populations
The session will seek to highlight how mHealth has served to address disparities in access to cancer control both here in the United States and in low and middle income countries. 


M2M Delivery & Securing Electronic Health Records in the Cloud
During this session, experts from ATIS member companies will explore the future of M2M applications in the healthcare industry as well as potential solutions for securing electronic health records in the cloud.


Forging Innovation and Partnerships to Drive Collaborative, Connected Care
Join this interactive panel discussion to learn how tapping the power of mHealth innovations and partnerships can break down barriers to drive more connected, collaborative healthcare. 


mHealth and Mental Health: An Enormous Untouched Opportunity
This panel will present the opportunity for large-scale care integration in an ecosystem of mobile apps/monitoring, patient portals, and social networks, supported by robust predictive analytics and applied within a national research collaborative to stimulate innovation and improve care.


mHealth for Frontline Health Workers
This session focuses the efforts aimed at overcoming the challenges around accelerating the use of mobile technology by millions of health workers globally using the mPowering Frontline Health Workers initiative as a case in point.

Wednesday, December 5

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Selecting & Implementing mHealth Technologies
Join us for a candid conversation to identify the questions you should be asking when searching for help with your mHealth and related projects. 


Getting Started - An Introductory Workshop on Mobile Messaging to Mothers
Come join MAMA in a workshop with mHealth implementers around the world to hear their first-hand experiences in starting mobile messaging programs for mothers.


Medical Device Security and Safety:  Manufacturer Perspectives and Challenges
This panel will discuss the manufacturers perspective regarding the design of medical devices from a security perspective. In addition, the panel will discuss how manufacturers relate to regulatory agencies for the surveillance and reporting of security related vulnerabilities for medical devices.


The “Golden Rule” of mHealth Tools
This session will explore how mHealth can facilitate improved patient-provider relationships and how those relationship, in turn, promote and advance the use of mHealth tools as part of larger patient engagement strategies. 

Wednesday, December 5

1:30 - 4:00 PM

National Institutes of Health mHealth Public-Private Partnership
This meeting will provide interested members of the industry, academic and government communities information about the PPP, including the time frame for its development and opportunities for participation.  

Wednesday, December 5

1:30 - 5:00 PM

Games for Health:  Development, Demos, & Discussion
The rise of games for health behavior change, professional development, and education has been an important parallel development to the rise of mHealth.  During this co-located meeting, join the founders of the Games for Health Project for a multi-session deep-dive into mobile games for health.

Wednesday, December 5

1:30 - 6:00 PM

CIGNA Innovation Health Challenge

To offer a sneak peek of the Cigna Health API, Cigna is hosting an Innovation Challenge at the 2012 mHealth Summit on December 5, 2012 from 1 to 6pm, with a total of $30,000 in prize money

Trends in Mobile Interoperability & Standards
This session track will be dedicated to providing an overview of the growth of standards-based interoperability in mHealth technology. 


mHealth Implementation Opportunities, Issues, & Challenges
This interactive session will focus on opportunities and challenges related to mHealth implementation and scale up issues in the global health arena. This event will leverage the expertise of members of the mHealth Working Group and the broader mHealth community to help to move forward the existing dialogue on implementation opportunities, issues and challenges.

Wednesday, December 5

3:00 - 4:30 PM

Applied Technology Solutions for mHealth Security and Safety:  Auditing, Testing and Architecture
This panel will address applied medical device security from the technology perspective offering discussions around specific technology approaches to ensure a robust and secure wireless health capability for healthcare providers and partners as well as their patients.