Keynote speakers predict mobile phones will play a major role in healthcare

By Diana Manos, Senior Editor
At the close of last week's third annual mHealth Summit, keynote speakers highlighted the vast impact mobile phones and other mobile devices are having – and will continue to have – on healthcare delivery not just in the United States, but worldwide.

mHealth's business leaders debate the pain points

By Eric Wicklund, Editor, mHIMSS
WASHINGTON – If the mHealth industry is ever to have a positive impact on healthcare delivery in the United States, it'll have to overcome two barriers – the economy and interoperability.

Countries need to develop and align mHealth policies, experts say

By Mary Mosquera, Senior Editor
While mobile health applications are burgeoning throughout the world and emerging as a vital means of care in developing countries, governments aren't keeping up with policies and regulations to support their development.

2011 mHealth Summit 'struck' a chord; presenters lay plans for next year

By Mike Moran, Project Editor
The 2011 mHealth Summit "surpassed everyone's expectations," said Richard Scarfo, director of the summit at the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH), the non-profit that produces the annual event. And plans are already being developed to enhance next year's event for attendees and exhibitors.

Summit showcases mHealth evolution, exhibitors say

By Mike Moran, Project Editor
Exhibitors at last week's mHealth Summit had plenty of good things to say about the event, which in its third year more than doubled the number of exhibiting companies from 140 to 298.

Mechael offers a glimpse into the mHealth Alliance's agenda for 2012

By Eric Wicklund, Editor, mHIMSS
WASHINGTON – The mHealth Alliance has set its sights on becoming the crossing guard for the so-called "mobile health commons."

Vendor Profile: Aventyn tackles mobile health on two fronts

By Eric Wicklund, Editor, mHIMSS
WASHINGTON – With the launch of a new cloud-based solution for hospitals and a study focused on the use of remote patient monitoring solutions on heart failure patients on three continents, Aventyn is celebrating a busy holiday season.

Paul E. Jacobs at the 2011 mHealth Summit

Qualcomm CEO Paul E. Jacobs speaks to the mHealth Summit crowd about advances in mobile technology and some of the implications for healthcare and personal health monitoring.

Dr. Regina Benjamin at the 2011 mHealth Summit

United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, MD, announced the government's Healthy Apps Challenge in her keynote speech at the 2011 mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C.

2011 mHealth Summit Tech Demo: HealthInterLink

In this video from the 2011 mHealth Summit in Washington, D.C., Pete Larson from remote patient monitoring software maker HealthInterLink demonstrates a multi-device mHealth solution.

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