HIMSS is increasingly showcasing how mobile technology is a platform, a strategy, and a solution by providing insights into how to engage both patients and providers, with the lessons learned that are critical to driving behavior change and efficiencies.
At HIMSS15, mobile health events and resources offer attendees the opportunity to learn from subject matter experts and leaders. Here is the list of mHealth events at HIMSS15 and resources:
Sunday, April 12: HIMSS15 kicks off with a focus on mHealth during pre-conference symposium on Sunday, April 12.
Monday, April 13- Wednesday, April 15: HIMSS Knowledge Center, Booth 8368: To learn more about HIMSS’ initiatives in mobile and connected health, visit the HIMSS Knowledge on the exhibit floor, where the road to the 2015 mHealth Summit begins.
Tuesday, April 14, 1:30-2 p.m. CT – HIMSS Spot: The HIMSS 2015 Mobile Technology Survey indicates an increasing trend of healthcare organizations embracing mHealth, and using it to engage patients in their care. Learn more about the results of the survey at this session.
Wednesday, April 15, noon CT: One of several HIMSS case studies, Duke’s Apple HealthKit Experience session shows how one provider uses mobile health tools in patient care.
HIMSS Mobile Health Resources
mHealth Case Studies: The latest in HIMSS mHealth case studies offers a practical look into how health systems have quickly implemented new industry tools to engage patients in their care. They include
The HIMSS mHealth How-To Guide: This resource from the HIMSS mHealth Physicians Task Force provides considerations to think through before and during use of mHealth.
“The Physician Task Force’s how-to guide will help both clinicians and C-suite executives identify which mobile tools are needed and worth investing in. The opportunities to implement scalable mobile health IT solutions could incentivizepatients to invest in their own health and improve healthcare safety, efficiency, quality, outcomes, and care satisfaction despite more patients with more chronic disease entering the healthcare system,” said Brian Rothman, MD,chair of the HIMSS mHealth Physician Task Force and Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Medical Director, Perioperative Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
mHealth App Essentials: Patient Engagement, Considerations, and Implementation: This report addresses the value of mHealth for provider-patient engagement.
Mobile Engagement Strategies for Workforce Health and Wellness Programs: Using wearable devices, mobile apps and a platform that can access and integrate patient EHRs from multiple provider networks creates an infrastructure that promotes employee engagement and advances employer wellness goals.