Organizing Partners

PRESENTED BY

HIMSS Middle EastHIMSS Middle East is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT).

HIMSS leads global efforts to optimize health engagements and care outcomes using information technology. Visit www.himssme.org.

HIMSS Middle East is a part of HIMSS WorldWide, a cause based global enterprise that produces health IT thought leadership, education, events, market research and media services around the world. Founded in 1961, HIMSS WorldWide encompasses more than 52,000 individuals, of which more than two-thirds work in healthcare provider, governmental and not-for-profit organizations across the globe, plus over 600 corporations and 250 not-for-profit partner organizations, that share this cause.

HIMSS WorldWide, headquartered in Chicago, serves the global health IT community with additional offices in the United States, Europe and Asia.

A PARTNERSHIP OF

Continua Health Alliance

Continua Health Alliance is a non-profit, open industry organization of healthcare and technology companies joining together in collaboration to improve the quality of personal healthcare.

With more than 200 member companies around the world, Continua is dedicated to establishing a system of interoperable personal connected health solutions with the knowledge that extending those solutions into the home fosters independence, empowers individuals and provides the opportunity for truly personalized health and wellness management.

Empowering Individuals to Better Manage Their Health

Personal Connected Health AlliancePersonal Connected Health Alliance is focused on linking consumers with interoperable, personalised health solutions that meet their lifestyle needs. PCHA is a collaboration between HIMSS, Continua and the mHealth Summit.

ORGANISING PARTNER

Health Authority - Abu DhabiThe Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (HAAD) is the regulative body of the Healthcare Sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and ensures excellence in Healthcare for the community by monitoring the health status of the population.

HAAD defines the strategy for the health system, monitors and analyses the health status of the population and performance of the system. In addition HAAD shapes the regulatory framework for the health system, inspects against regulations, enforces standards, and encourages adoption of world – class best practices and performance targets by all healthcare service providers in the Emirate. HAAD also drives programs to increase awareness and adoption of healthy living standards among the residents of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi in addition to regulating scope of services, premiums and reimbursement rates of the health system in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. www.haad.ae/haad/

STRATEGIC PARTNER

Games for HealthFounded in 2004, the Games for Health Project supports the development of the health games community, champions efforts to mainstream health games, and brings together researchers, health professionals, and game developers to share best practices, and information about the impact games and game technologies can have on health, health care, and policy. The Pioneer Portfolio of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is a major supporter of both the Games for Health Project and its annual Games for Health Conference. Learn more at www.gamesforhealth.org