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VCs: Framework in place for digital health boom

Jonah Comstock | MobiHealthNews | October 24, 2013

At the Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts, four major investors in digital health talked about the state of the health investment landscape. Read More »

When To Regulate mHealth Apps?

Diana Manos | Government Health IT | January 8, 2013

With events such as the Consumer Electronics Associations’ 2013 International CES conference this week in Las Vegas, featuring a dizzying 3,000 global app companies and a digital health summit, there is a lot of hype around what apps can do for healthcare. Read More »

Why Getting To A Digital Health Care System Is Going to Be Harder Than We Thought Ten Years Ago

David Shaywitz and Tory Wolff | The Health Care Blog | January 1, 2012

A leading scientist once claimed that, with the relevant data and a large enough computer, he could “compute the organism” – meaning completely describe its anatomy, physiology, and behavior. Another legendary researcher asserted that, following capture of the relevant data, “we will know what it is to be human.” Read More »

Why Making the Case for Interoperability Standards Is Needed

Jeff Byers | Healthcare DIVE | March 14, 2017

It's buzzy. It's the fly in the ointment for many and vendors swear it's seriously. just. about. to. gain. traction. Interoperability. Thinking about the topic is daunting itself but for those on the frontlines of care delivery and for patients, its increasingly becoming necessary as the healthcare industry enters into a more networked era. When we last checked in on interoperability, the industry was touting the massive adoption of EHRs...

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Will 2015 Be Worst Year Yet For Data Breaches?

Tom Sullivan | Government Health IT | December 30, 2014

This past year the FBI warned the entire healthcare realm that security practices are not keeping pace with other industries. And a new report is suggesting that healthcare organizations should expect even more data breaches in the New Year...

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2015 Health IT Marketing and PR Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 7, 2015 - 8:00am - May 9, 2015 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Las Vegas, NV
United States

We’re really excited to announce the Health IT Marketing and PR Conference (HITMC) schedule. We’ve started posting the HITMC speaker profiles. You’ll see some of the leading thinkers in marketing and PR from inside and outside healthcare and we still have a lot more to add. This two day event will teach some of the latest trends, techniques, and tools in social media marketing, lead generation, event public relations, blogging, search engine optimization (SEO), content marketing, influencing ratings, PR best practices, and much much more. Read More »

EHI Live 2015

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 3, 2015 (All day) - November 4, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
National Exhibition Centre Birmingham
United Kingdom

EHI live, now in its 8th year, is the UK's leading exhibition for digital health, hospital information and healthcare innovation. The event attracts visitors and delegates from around the UK and beyond who are keen to learn from industry leaders and examine new technologies. The EHI Live exhibition gives visitors the chance to see the best that NHS IT suppliers have to offer. EHI Live will take place in Birmingham, UK, Nov 3-4, in Hall 1 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. The event will host more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest advances in IT healthcare solutions. It will also feature free-to-attend conferences that will address the major healthcare IT industry issues such...[including] the annual HANDI Health Apps conference which features its own specialist app zone, a feature dedicated to the use of open source technology.

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Global Digital Health Forum 2016

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 13, 2016 - 2:00am - December 14, 2016 - 2:00am
Location: 
Gaylord Conference Center National Harbor, MD
United States

The third annual Global Digital Health Forum (formerly the Global mHealth Forum) will convene December 13-14 2016, co-located with the 2016 Connected Health Conference at the Gaylord Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland. The Forum will focus on digital and connected health in low and middle income countries (LMICs), bring public and private sector organizations to share the latest evidence, experiences, and lessons learned by presenters regarding new applications and approaches in the field of digital health...

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The Digital Health Summit (CES 2017)

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 5, 2017 - 2:00am - January 8, 2017 - 2:00am

The Digital Health Summit pushed attendees to think bigger, explore innovative ways to tackle new problems and continue to challenge one another to improve health and wellness outcomes. The digital revolution is reshaping our world as quickly as you can revise a document with a search and replace feature. Click. A rule that held us to the old way of doing things vanishes. Click. There goes another. With each new day, digital gives us an open, boundless space to do what we do best: Rewrite our future...

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12th DoD/VA and Gov Health IT Summit

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
May 31, 2017 (All day) - June 1, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
Mary M. Gates Learning Center Alexandria, VA
United States

Held since 2011, DSI’s  Health IT Summits are a unique forum that allows for personnel from DoD, VA, Federal and State agencies to convene in one location along with leaders from Industry and Academia that support them. As the healthcare industry continues to evolve to better suit the needs of the patient, the role of information technology will continue to be an integral part in the efforts to link innovative IT solutions with advanced lines of communication to achieve a patient centered health system that focuses on enhancing delivery of healthcare. Although delivering military health care in an efficient and cost-effective manner is important, the goal is to first and foremost build a health care system focusing on improving the overall the health of the patient. In the efforts to support this health care system, tremendous strides have been made from multiple organizations ranging from the DoD, VA, Government Agencies, Private Industry, and Academia.

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2017 Connected Health Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 25, 2017 (All day) - October 27, 2017 (All day)
Location: 
Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center Boston, MA
United States

Presented by PCHAlliance and Partners Connected Health, the 2017 Connected Health Conference becomes the largest event dedicated to digital and connected health, promoting the application of personal connected health technologies to support new models of care delivery, health and wellness. This year's theme, The Connected Life Journey: Shaping Health and Wellness for Every Generation, will reimagine health and wellbeing throughout the life cycle, emphasizing new research, evidence and real-world examples, business models and actionable knowledge to support the adoption and implementation of personal connected health at any age and stage of life.

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2018 OpenMRS Implementers Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 3, 2018 (All day) - December 8, 2018 (All day)

We are thrilled to announce the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers’ Conference (#OMRS18) will be hosted in Nairobi, Kenya in association with HELINA 2018 (#HELINA2018), the biannual meeting of the Pan-African Health Informatics Association. Our hosts, the Kenya Ministry of Health, the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA – http://www.kehia.org) and the OpenMRS Kenya Community have organized a planning committee over the past few weeks, and they have set up regular planning meetings with the OpenMRS Events Team to ensure this is a world-class event.

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HELINA 2018

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
December 3, 2018 (All day) - December 8, 2018 (All day)
Location: 
Nairobi
Kenya

The 2018 edition of the Pan-African health informatics conference (HELINA) is scheduled from 3rd – 8th December 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference will be hosted by the Kenya Health Informatics Association (KeHIA) and will focus on how technology is being used to strengthen health systems in the African Region. HELINA conferences have been known to provide a platform for both academia and industry to showcase results of scientific research and industry practice. This year's conference is going to be co-hosted with the 2018 OpenMRS Implementers meeting.

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Healthcare and Wellness at CES 2019

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
January 8, 2019 (All day) - January 11, 2019 (All day)

CES is the world's gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years — the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace. This year's conference has a health and wellness track as well as many health IT vendors in the exhibit. One of the most significant announcements will be the release of iBlueButton 8 by Humetrix. Blue Button is one of the core elements of the White House open source/free-market health IT strategy that we wrote about here. Humetrix has developed a mobile health platform and the latest version will be unveiled at the conference.

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