Programme Highlights

Thought leaders from around the world will convene to discuss and debate mhealth’s potential and where the market is headed, and provide demonstrations of the latest innovations and commercially available products.

mHEALTH IN THE MIDDLE EAST, TODAY AND TOMORROW

Perspectives on mhealth in the Middle East and where the market stands in terms of product availability; consumer and provider usage; investment; innovation; interoperability; mobile operators and their commitment; regulation; existing HIT infrastructure; and impetus to integrate patient-collected data into healthcare delivery. This session will also look at barriers to implementation, and provide examples of how other health authorities are addressing similar barriers.

THE POTENTIAL OF MHEALTH

Realizing mHealth Potential in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

Device manufacturers and mobile operators will discuss innovations to address prevention and treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and their associated risks and other diabetes and cardiovascular mhealth programs; Continua leadership will highlight interoperability as fuel for the personal connected health ecosystem and examples of current offerings in diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

mHEALTH REGULATION IN ABU DHABI

A HIMSS Roadmap overview for healthcare providers that will provide use-case examples covering technology, standards and interoperability, public policy, ROI/payment, privacy and security and new care models.

To address the specific challenges facing Abu Dhabi citizens, Games for Health will provide an overview in health gaming, with a focus on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, exercise/fitness and nutrition games and the market space; companies will also learn about investment opportunities and how to enter the market.