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FCC mHealth Innovation Expo

December 6, 2013, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
445 12th Street SW, Room TW-C305 (Commission Meeting Room)

The innovative use of mobile communications devices to improve health care was the subject of a public event hosted by the Federal Communications Commission’s Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau on Dec. 6.

The FCC mHealth Innovation Expo brought together innovators and federal agencies to showcase mobile health products and solutions and provided 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.

Speakers and Agenda

10 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
Steve Posnack, Director, Federal Policy Division, Office of the National Committee for Health IT (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), FCC

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. – Noon -Expo/Product Demonstrations

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
  • Alere (formerly known as MedApps)
  • American Telemedicine Association
  • GoGoHealth
  • HiMSS
  • ImageWare Systems, Inc.
  • iSelect MD
  • Medigram
  • 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
  • text4baby 
  • Verizon
  • Zephyr Technology Corp.

The FCC encouraged consumers, healthcare technology developers, members of the media and others interested in mobile health technologies to attend.

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

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Behind the Scenes with Exhibitors

Checkout the video recap below from some of our mHealth Innovation exhibitors.


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