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Released: November 26, 2013


Federal Communications Commission

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This is an unofficial announcement of Commission action. Release of the full text of a Commission order constitutes official action.

See MCI v. FCC. 515 F 2d 385 (D.C. Circ 1974).



November 26, 2013

Michael Snyder, 202-418-0997



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.

Event Details

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.

Welcome Remarks,

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.

FDA/FCC/ONC Collaboration

Jodie Daniel, Director, Office of Policy Planning, Office of the National

Council (ONC)

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.

OET Remarks

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.

ONC Remarks

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.

iSelect MD


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Office of National Coordinator for Health IT/U.S. Department

of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Ostendio, Inc.

Partners Health Care

Qualcomm Life



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 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

For additional information about this event, please contact Anthony Butler by e-mail or by phone at 202.418.2372; or Celeste McCray by e-mail or by phone at 202.418.2117.

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