FCC Announces Speakers, Agenda for mHealth Innovation Expo
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November 26, 2013
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FCC ANNOUNCES SPEAKERS, AGENDA FOR M-HEALTH INNOVATION EXPO
Washington, D.C. – The innovative use of mobile communications devices to improve health
care will be the subject of a public event hosted by the FCC’s Consumer and Governmental
Affairs Bureau (CGB) on Dec. 6.
The FCC mHealth Innovation Expo will bring together innovators and federal agencies to
showcase mobile health products and solutions and provide resources for mobile health pioneers
and entrepreneurs. The FCC is committed to accelerating the adoption of mobile healthcare
technologies to improve health outcomes, lower healthcare costs, and improve health and
healthcare for all Americans.
FCC mHealth Innovation Expo
10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Fri. Dec. 6, 2013
FCC Commission Meeting Room, 445 12th St., SW, Washington, D.C. 20554
Speakers and Agenda
10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner, FCC
10:10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
M-Health CAC Health Subcommittee Overview
Matthew Quinn, Director of Healthcare Initiatives, FCC
Robert Jarrin, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Qualcomm
10:15 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
Jodie Daniel, Director, Office of Policy Planning, Office of the National
Bakul Patel, Senior Policy Advisor to the Center Director, Center for
Devices and Radiological Health, Food Drug Administration (FDA)
10:20 a.m. -10:25 a.m.
Julius Knapp, Chief, Office of Engineering and Technology (OET),
10:25 a.m. – 10:28 a.m.
Overview of Demonstrations
Kris Monteith, Acting Bureau Chief, CGB, FCC
10:28 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Lygeia Ricciardi, Director of the Office of Consumer eHealth, ONC
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Expo/Product Demonstrations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Alere (formerly known as MedApps)
American Telemedicine Association
ImageWare Systems, Inc.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Office of National Coordinator for Health IT/U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Partners Health Care
Zephyr Technology Corp.
The FCC encourages consumers, healthcare technology developers, members of the media and
others interested in mobile health technologies to attend. The Expo is free and open to the public.
The closest Metro stops to the FCC’s headquarters are the Smithsonian and the L’Enfant Plaza
stops. There is also a public parking garage adjacent to the main entrance of the FCC on 12th
Street. Please bring a government-issued identification to go through Security.
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please
include a description of the accommodation needed.
Individuals making such requests must
include their contact information should FCC staff need to contact them for more information.
Requests should be made as early as possible. Please send an e-mail to email@example.com or call
the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau: 202.418.0530 (voice), 202.418.0432 (TTY).
Pre-registration is highly recommended for those who wish to attend the Expo. To pre-register
for this event, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information about this event, please contact Anthony Butler by e-mail
Anthony.Butler@fcc.gov or by phone at 202.418.2372; or Celeste McCray by e-mail
Celeste.McCray@fcc.gov or by phone at 202.418.2117.
News and other information about the FCC is available at http://www.fcc.gov
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