Mobile Health

mHealth: a new perspective for healthcare

Adam Dicker, MD, PhD, of the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Philadelphia, gives us an introduction to the growing field of mHealth (mobile health). Digital health is an area in healthcare that includes apps and wearables and that allow patients and healthcare professionals to keep track of and record patient outcomes, toxicities and disease symptoms. It also includes telehealth which allows healthcare professionals to leverage technology to interact remotely with patients. 

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Using mHealth (and Beyond) to Rewire Drug Development in Biopharma

mHealth Connect aims to improve the use of physical activity wearables and apps for clinical purposes by bringing together device and app developers with a diverse group of clinicians and researchers to seed collaborations, as well as to identify and work together to overcome key barriers.

Speakers in this year's symposium "mHealth: Moving Toward Impact" discussed the progress that is being made, as well as the real-world challenges that are limiting the impact of consumer wearables in each of their industries and ideas of how to overcome them.

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Employer Sponsored Wellness Programs Under the ADA & GINA

Columbus Community Hospital via YouTube: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently released final regulations for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), specific to wellness programs. When an employer is considering design and implementation of a wellness program, it is important to consider the potential impact as compliance may differ between these regulations.

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Building Digital Health Startups - Christine Lemke (Evidation Health) - Bill Evans (Rock Health)

Christine is the Co-founder and President of Evidation Health. Previously, Christine was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Sense Networks, developers of the first machine learning platform for mobile phone activity data (exited to Bill is Rock Health’s Managing Director. Prior to joining Rock Health, Bill led the creation of a software-only product line within Roche Diagnostics where he partnered with hospitals in the US and EU to collaboratively develop highly usable decision support solutions.

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The Digital Health Technology Show 2017

Footage of the second Digital Health Technology Show, which took place on the 7th & 8th March 2017 at Excel, London. The show attracted more than 5,000 visitors.

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Where is 'the Human' in Digital Health Technology? Kirsten Ostherr

Like many fields, medicine is increasingly driven by big data, algorithms, simulations, and mobile technologies that promise personalization, efficiency, and scalability. Many doctors and patients are left wondering how the human experience of health and disease fits into this highly technological world. This talk will describe how the collaborative participatory design practices at the Medical Futures Lab explore and intervene at the intersection of human and technological medicine.

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Direct from HIMSS17: Use cases for the digital bridge in public health

Andy Wiesenthal, Managing Director for Deloitte Consulting LLP and Senior Health Care Practice Physician, offers insights on use cases for the data gained through the digital bridge between public health and the health delivery systems. Learn more at

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Microsoft's Vision for Digital Transformation in Health

What exactly does Microsoft's digital transformation in health mean? Explore how Microsoft technology is improving global health through a digital transformation in the health industry.

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TeleHealth Presentation

Discussion of remote-controlled telerobotic ultrasound. 

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Rural Health at a Digital Crossroads: Improving Care with Telehealth

Telehealth offers improved care that can lead to lower total health care costs as specialized treatment is made available in remote and insular areas. This enables early diagnosis and treatment, and improves conditions for compliance rates. Telehealth also assists preventative care and treatment of chronic conditions.

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