Slideshow: 2011 mHealth Summit Day Two Highlights

A visit from the Surgeon General, Super Sessions on connected health and a busy exhibit hall were only part of the action on day two of the 2011 mHealth Summit.

mHealth Summit Twitter recap: Day 2 Keynote

On Tuesday, John Stratton, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Verizon Wireless, and Regina Benjamin, MD, surgeon general of the United States, gave their opening remarks at the mHealth Summit.

Sebelius, Topol help launch mHealth Summit with a nod to the smartphone

By Eric Wicklund, Editor, mHIMSS
WASHINGTON – The practice of medicine is undergoing a sea change, thanks to the smartphone. That's the gist of the opening keynotes at Monday morning's launch of the mHealth Summit, a three-day conference and exhibition on mobile health technology taking place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

NIH: Looking at the potential of mHealth to solve long-standing problems

By William Riley, PhD, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
And Wendy Nilsen, Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

Mobile and wireless health (mHealth) is a nascent and rapidly growing field. These technologies provide the potential to advance research, prevent disease, enhance diagnostics, improve treatment, reduce disparities, increase access to health services and lower healthcare costs in ways previously unimaginable. 

Broad mobile device growth accelerates mHealth

By Mary Mosquera, Senior Editor
Mobile health is beginning to demonstrate value for providers, payers and patients, in part due to the explosive growth of mobile devices and smartphones.

WLSA to summit attendees: Vote for innovation

mHealth Summit attendees will settle a "friendly competition" today by voting to decide which of a handful of mHealth companies is the most innovative.

HIMSS Venture Fair spotlights emerging mHealth companies

By Diana Manos, Senior Editor
Today's debut of the HIMSS Venture Fair brings to the mHealth Summit a popular segment of the annual HIMSS conference and exhibition show that has been enthralling attendees since 2007.

Vendor Profile: Cinterion on mHealth - been there, done that

By Eric Wicklund, Editor, mHIMSS
If the premise of mHealth is to enable machine-to-machine communications over long distances, Cinterion executives would like to point out they've been doing that for a long time.

Vendor Profile: Sotera Wireless offers round-the-clock vital signs monitoring

By Eric Wicklund, Editor, mHIMSS
Recent studies estimate that 60 percent to 70 percent of a hospital's patients have their vital signs monitored on a "spot check" basis – that is, when a nurse or doctor is available to check them. It's a hit-or-miss method that does neither the patient nor the provider any favors.

Slideshow: 2011 mHealth Summit Day One Highlights

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