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DAY 1 - Thursday 18th June 7.30-8.40Registration 8.25-8:30Intro - why mhealth - why this event?Shreya Ganapathy, Head of mHealth, Open Mobile Media Conference Chairman - Thomas M. Loarie, CEO & Chairman, eMedonline 8.30-9:00MHEALTH THE FORCE AWAKENSThomas M. Loarie, CEO & Chairman, eMedonline
In 2014 with the Affordable Care Act and readmission penalties, we saw the rapid transformation of healthcare in the US market to a value based reimbursement model impacting payers, providers, vendors and more.
Get an update on the evolution of healthcare delivery with existing and new entrants adding new business strategies to leverage disruptive technology.
- Discuss how we can leverage fast followers to encourage adoption and engage groups to endorse and initiate acceptance of mHealth services to have mass market appeal
- Breaking down silos: Discuss the need for data sharing and utilization to improve health outcomes across the industry. Hear case studies on where integration has worked and what steps need to be taken
- Changing the dialogue: Discuss the need for education and shift from institutional language to a consumer centric language to get people curious and interested in managing their own health
- Market simplification: Get an update on how the market is merging, collaborating and shaking out to make space for what works and is engaging the end user
9:00-9.35 Mark Scrimshire, Entrepreneur in Residence at US Department of Health and Human Services, CMS
Get an update on CMS and its ability to address various mHealth opportunities. Learn about their current focus.
- Discuss the history of the Blue Button initiative and how CMS is building channels for data exchanges to get information in the hands of the consumers or patients
- Explore the importance of patient engagement and getting the participant active in their own health to create better patient profiles and change behavior
- With more data available see how we can secure it and unleash it to the hands of the users where it can be used to treat and monitor patients in real time and to build a story for each patient and disease
- Get an update on the existing data standards in place from HL7 to HIPAA compliant offerings to share data with initiatives like the Blue Button initiative to develop a unified sharing platform.
9:35-10.05 Nick van Terheyden, CMIO Nuance Communications and HIMSS mHealth Committee
The Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services decision to include some reimbursement in 2015 for remote monitoring is hailed as a revolutionary step for mHealth. Let’s get insights from the different ecosystem players.
- With more insurance plans being open to telemedicine coverage and remote patient monitoring, see how you can take advantage of these new payments and partner with the right groups
- With Medicare fining a record number of hospitals - 2,610 - for having too many patients returning within a month. See how hospitals are adapting to the charges and changes
- Explore the advantages of preventative care at a population management and enterprise level, creating healthier workforces with less strain on the medical system and lowering insurance pay outs
Keep in touch 10.05-10.30Coffee Break 10.30-11.20 Moderator: Satya Rao, Associate Principal, McKinsey and Co.
Drew Schiller, CTO and Co-Founder, Validic
Brandi Newell, Manager of Research + Insights, MyFitnessPal
Mark Scrimshire, Entrepreneur in Residence at US Department of Health and Human Services, CMS
Ryan Hungate, CEO & Co-Founder, Simplifeye
Consumer generated health information is proliferating, not just on the web but through connected devices and the internet of things. We have more data than ever, how can we move past collecting data for data’s sake.
- Analyze the long-term potential for physicians and medical systems to use smarter and more structured data from various sources to bespoke treatment plans for patients and diseases
- Volume to Value: Data is flooding the market from hospitals, EMRs, remote monitoring tools, to consumer driven fitness wearables and apps. See how all this data can be used to better manage patients health
- Discuss the need for health care systems and doctors to share information and include patient generated data to create dynamic patient profiles that will permit real time customised access to care
- Knotting data together: Asses the importance of integrating data across platforms to create longitudinal studies of people, to map treatment and diseases patterns across geographies and encourage better population management.
11.20-11.50 Moderator: Charlie Schick, Chief of Healthcare Strategy, Atigeo
Michael Nusimov, CEO and Co-Founder, Dr Chrono
Dr. Michael Nova, Chief Medical Officer, Pathways Genomics
Dr Camille Nebeker, School of Medicine, UCSD
In the summer of 2014, more than five million patients had their personal data compromised in health system privacy breaches. Learn what steps are in place to protect patients from the black market and misuse of their personal data.
- With a push towards electronic medical records (EMRs) and more patients gathering their own treasure chests of healthcare data with Health Kit, MyFitnessPal etc.- let’s discuss what is keeping our data safe in transition, storage and access
- How are EMR providers working with each other to integrate medical records across medical systems and include data from patients personal monitoring to create robust data sets with secure access?
- Hear how companies are working with the FBI, cyber security and malware experts like FireEye to safeguard their data. What seems to be the best model between the cloud, data warehouses and on personal devices to keep it safe?
- Discuss whether consumers need legal disclosure from apps and devices to understand how their data is being used and monetized to make their service and experience better
11.50-12.30 Dr Sanjeev Bhavnani MD, Cardiologist and Digital Health, Scripps Health
Uli Chettipally, Emergency Physician & Innovator, Kaiser Permanente
Clinical studies have revealed that when patients are more engaged with managing their own health and diseases they have better clinical outcomes. This session discusses how physicians can engage with the already engaged and new patients
- Discuss the physician's role in patient centric care. Discuss the benefit in doctors knowing the patient story and opening the lines for communication to educate clients - getting them involved in their own treatment
- Discover how healthcare professionals are using apps and devices like AliveCor and WellDoc to monitor and manage chronic diseases and other illnesses which ultimately leads to self-management and prevention of the condition
- The delicate balance: consumer empowerment and tech innovation is creating demanding patients, learn the importance for physicians to align with tested digital health tools and data sharing models to engage with the patient
Keep in touch 12.30-13.55Lunch 14.00-14.40 Moderator: Anurag Gupta, Partner and Managing Director, the Boston Consulting Group
Jared Teo, Senior Program Officer, CHCF's Innovation Fund
Dr. Raphaela O’Day, Behavioral Scientist of Participation and Engagement Research and Insights for Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions, Inc.
Denise Brock, Senior Manager, Accenture
Eric Steckelman, VP of Content and Customer Experience, Healthloop
Assess how overall health outcomes can be improved by making patients proactive advocates of their own health and wellness helping change their behaviour over time.
- Social aspects of engagement: How do you get your audiences to deeply engage and have the privilege of altering their behaviour to reinforce positive outcomes and keep them there?
- The expectation bar rises: As personalization shifts from a differentiator to a given. Discuss the need to refocus on the user need and design products to create engaged and long term customers
- Discuss the role of non-healthcare players partnering and investing in mHealth technology making it more consumer focused and pushing patient engagement to the forefront
14.40-15.10 Moderator: Denise Brock, Senior Manager, Accenture
Vincent Serhan, Project Manager engaged in enterprise architecture and mobile enterprise solutions,Molina Healthcare
Ruchira Gupta, Sr. Analyst, Mobile & Emerging Technologies, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
With this shift to consumer directed healthcare corporations and insurers have a lot to learn and gain from mHealth. Let’s take a look at how they are adding tech to their traditional talk to survive.
- Payers can provide the foundation for a successful mHealth and telehealth platform, aggregating and analyzing consumer data that will improve clinical outcomes and consumer experiences
- Learn how using incentive programs to encourage healthy life choices for patients and chronic condition cases is a first step towards supporting self-management of health
- Discuss how insurers are aligning with hospitals, employers and patients to collect data and build customised plans that incentivise and change behaviours of their members
- Explore how mHealth initiatives help improve work life balance and reduce feelings of depression, stress, anxiety and sadness to help corporations create a more productive workforce
- See how insurers are working with employers and providers to mitigate health risks and offer services to change behaviours reduce pay-outs and in turn improve their consumer image
Leigh Ann Ruggles, EVP, Business Development and Client Success, MDLIVE, Inc
Mario Guitierrez, Executive Director, Center Connected Health Policy
Tom Engdahl, President and CEO, Net Power & Light
Terrance Knox, Global Business Development Manager, Vodafone Global Enterprises mHealth unit
See how telemedicine and remote care can manage patients using home monitoring devices and video links to assess the problem and reduce pressure on clinics and hospitals.
- Discuss how post op processes are being streamlined to help surgeons monitor patients remotely. Learn how this process is more efficient for the medical system and the physician
- Learn how companies like MDLIVE are offering live access to physicians with virtual visits via apps offering both medical and behavioral services
- Get an update on how the reimbursement model works for telemedicine and remote monitoring services. Learn how they work for Medicaid and non-Medicaid populations
Keep in touch 15.55-16.15Coffee Break 16.15-16.40
Moderator: Victor Wang, Founder & CEO , GeriJoy
Ashkan Afkhami, General Manager, Healthcare, Mobiquity inc.
Mark McCalliog, Founder & Group CEO, NewNRG
Ram Prayaga, Chief Product Officer, mPulseMobile
Greg Orr, Director, Consumer Digital Health, Walgreens
With studies demonstrating the potential for delivering behavior changes using connected healthcare tools there is a lot to be learnt on how these interventions work.
- Discover the use cases for remote care services and post trauma care. See how they can reduce strain on the hospital and care givers, as well as reduce insurance claims to improve patient experiences and maximize ROI
- Consumer centric strategies are modifying the way people behave towards their own health. Discuss the benefits this active role in managing one’s own health has in creating more informed and healthier patients
- Hear how corporations are using behavior changing mHealth tools to save costs and manage their work force health efficiently. See the impacts this model is having on organizations and its employees
- Can wearables like the iWatch and Misfit products play a more active role in engaging and changing patient’s behavior? Discuss whether they have the potential to generate positive and sustainable health outcomes
16.40-17.10 Tom Engdahl, President and CEO, Net Power & Light
Healthcare has become global. Doctors and healthcare providers are no longer constrained by geographic location. The result is an information workflow that is becoming increasingly difficult to wrangle. What can we do to improve communication between patients, doctors and specialists to enable more effective and efficient communication that will deliver healthier results? Learn how NPL is positively impacting the healthcare industry through innovative video collaboration in the cloud. We will:
- Demonstrate how NPL’s cloud-based solution can increase productivity and enable better access to multi-disciplinary care teams, providing an improved doctor and patient experience
- Review how efficient interoperability and information-sharing apps enable more effective collaboration in patient cases, including professional social networking, web-based conferencing, screen sharing, instant messaging and teaching files
- Discuss how core teams can advance their expertise and effectiveness to achieve the right diagnosis the first time; diagnosis and real-time second opinions can improve response times dramaticallyâ€‹
17.10-17.55 Moderator: David Ahn, Endocrinology Fellow, UC San Diego Health System
Suzanne Sysko Clough, M.D. Chief Medical Officer and Founder, WellDoc Inc.
Deborah Greenwood, President, American Association of Diabetes Educators, Program Coordinator, Sutter Health Integrated Diabetes Education Network, Sutter Health
Diabetes currently affects more than 8 percent of the U.S. population, at a cost of $245 billion annually, and is projected to rise sharply over the coming decades due to an aging population. Hear how mHealth tools are making efforts manage diabetes.
- Discuss the essential elements of a complete feedback loop in both a remote monitoring and prescription mobile health interventions of diabetes treatment.
- Learn and share clinical and real-world, commercial data on successful remote monitoring and prescription mobile health interventions
- Focus on e-patient, patient engagement and sharing patient generated data with care givers and patients to offer ongoing care and support outside the clinical setting in real-time
Keep in touch 18.00-19.30Networking Drinks
DAY 2 - FRIDAY 19th JuneAs the Venture Capital investment arm of Qualcomm, the world leader in next-generation mobile technologies, Qualcomm Ventures has been making investments in early-stage technology companies since 2000. Qualcomm Ventures seeks to make strategic investments in high-technology companies that have the potential to dramatically transform our world. 7.30-9.00Registration 9.00-9.35 Greg Orr, Director, Consumer Digital Health, Walgreens
Walgreens is using digital as a key platform for retail and healthcare innovation, and with partnerships with WebMD, Qualcomm, MDLIVE and more, it is poised to be one of the names to watch out for in 2015.
- With a greater focus on changing lifestyles and healthier living, see how virtual wellness coaches, loyalty incentives and personalized goals are transforming patients across America
- With pharmacy chains moving deeper into healthcare-services to improve the customer experience. See what offerings are available from virtual consults, to bespoke care
- See how brands are leveraging their customer base and partnering with the right companies to offer convenient mHealth products to engage the user and encourage behavior change
9.35-10.15 Rachel Linonis, Program Manager, UCLA Connected Health, Manager, Strategic Technologies, UCLA Health
Lori Keim, Senior Director of Business Initiatives at Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest
- Discuss how mHealth tools can streamline work flow management for hospitals and physicians. Learn what products and services are validating market needs
- Focus on combining strategy, tech innovation and research to create the right tools and service offerings that deliver value to all players and create a sustainable business model
- With limited operating budgets and high costs involved in investing in mHealth. See what solutions are on offer that delivers value in this complex market
10.15-11:00 Moderator: Gunnar Trommer, Principal, Digital Health, Boston Consulting Group
Alan Portela, CEO, AirStrip
Richard Boxer, Chief Medical Officer, Pager
Katya Hancock, Director Strategic Partnerships, Startup Health
Fadesola Adetosoye, MS, Telehealth and Telemedicine Practice Lead, Dell
The secret to designing useful mHealth devices and services is identifying the end-user and having a clear understanding of what problem your product solves for them. Here we share insights on what the ROI has been so far and what we think the device will look like.
- See how the enterprise led health market can leverage the education and engagement driven by fitness and wellness market to develop preventative care models society will respond to with tools like gamification and loyalty incentives
- Explore the technology working and syncing today from the hospital to remote monitoring from the house and the phone to improve diagnosis, treatment and care
- Accuracy of patient data from wearable’s and apps has been questioned. See what steps are in place to improve reliability and analysis of patient data
- Analyse the many collaborations and acquisitions taking place in both the consumer and enterprise lead mHealth market to create traction with robust solutions to engage users
Keep in touch 11.00-11.25Coffee Break 11.25-12.00 John Mattison, CMIO, Kaiser Permanente
With mHealth being all about everywhere healthcare, let's see what plans are in place to integrate data to improve patient outcomes and experiences.
- Discuss the need for data convergence and the requirements for proper governance and standards to create a unified sharing platform. Discuss open API's and regulations
- What is the bigger picture? Get an update on secure storage, analytics and privacy of healthcare data. What are the best routes to integration and convergence to make sense of healthcare data without getting lost in it?
- Analyze how hospitals are adapting to new technology that is outpacing legacy systems both in and outside the hospital. Do we think consumer brands and wearable's can be part of this revolution and data exchange?
- Discuss how data from various sources and types can be managed by cost benefit licensing using opportunities like block-chain to transform business models
12.00-12.25 Kim Tyrrell-Knott, Partner, Epstein Becker and Green
that their data is secure and that devices work. Let’s see where we are today with regulations and meaningful use.
- Explore ways in which we get the regulation to allow for innovation without compromising patient and hospital data. Discuss ways in which the FDA’s regulations are adapting to dynamic healthcare strategies
- Discuss how some apps are looking for compliance with HIPAA and others aren’t. Learn what will will be supported by reimbursement to help plan your business model and strategy
- Get an update on congress’s decisions on broadband capacity, telehealth reimbursement and mHealth app regulation
- Discuss the government’s role in data sharing and the creation of healthcare data information exchanges to secure and improve treatment and patient experiences
Matthew Diamond, Medical Director, Misfit Wearables
David Ahn, Endocrinology Fellow, UC San Diego Health System
Brian Selzer, VP Business & Product Development, DAQRI
Monisha Perkash, CEO & Co-Founder, Lumo
Ryan Hungate, CEO & Co-Founder, Simplifeye
2015 will be the year of the useful wearable according to industry watchers. With big commitments made from start-ups and tech giants we can assess how companies have created solutions that meet customer’s needs.
Let’s assess where the market is at the halfway mark and see if we can use them as indicators and tools to behavior change and preventative care.
- The big shift: Discuss the move of the wearable going mainstream like the Microsoft Band or iHealth’s range with advanced sensors, focus on chronic diseases and medical grade data to help manage healthcare more than just fitness
- Contextually aware: Discuss how devices will be adapting to the user collecting ‘big data’ to follow patterns and predict actionable outcomes that improve activities and behaviors
- They need to all get along: the fragmented and siloed nature of this market causes uncertainty for end users. See what consolidation efforts and market shakeups are taking place to find your footing
- Discuss the role of nanomeds or miniscule sensors that are digested like Proteus products that send internal data to mobile devices to be tracked and monitored.
Keep in touch 13.00-14.15Lunch 14.20-14.50 Katy Digovich, Global mHealth Manager LST, Clinton Health Initiative (CHAI)
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14.50-15.20 Moderator: Gunnar Trommer, Principal, Digital Health, Boston Consulting Group
Sara Church, Head of Patient Adherence and Engagement, Amgen Digital Health at Amgen
With the patient becoming centre of the healthcare bubble with advances in technology, policy and education, they are demanding more and BioPharma has the chance to serve this connected consumer and engage.
- Discuss how big digital health data is being captured and stored. e.g. the cloud that allow for data access outside of hospitals and pharmacies to develop patient centric and cross border care models
- Analyse the shift in power with patients making joint discussions with their doctors concerning their treatment and medications, taking into consideration personal and medical data to make the decision
- With the doctor, the drug company and the mobile space fighting for patient attention, see what strategies are in place to build a case for adoption and engagement to create a preventative care model
15.20-16.00 Tom Boyle, Commercial Center of Excellence Healthcare Sales Lead at GE
Learn how corporations are using technology in creative ways to deliver and communicate programs for maximum reach and challenge employees to become active and informed participants in their own health.
- Discuss the potential use cases for plug -and -play solutions like wearable’s, monitoring apps and more to monitor fitness and let employees manage their own health
- Hear how corporations are improving their productivity, reducing absenteeism and insurance payouts with technology. Discuss using actionable data to improve lifetsyles and mitigate medical issues
- Analyze how corporate fitness and medical data can be securely stored, integrated and managed to provide a longitudinal analysis of an employee’s health
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