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
- 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 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 Anthony.Butler@fcc.gov or by phone at 202.418.2372; or Celeste McCray by email Celeste.McCray@fcc.gov or by phone at 202.418.2117.