mHealth Summit 2010 – Pre-event Summary

I’m in DC for the mHealth Summit this week, which starts Monday morning.  I’ll be posting nightly here and hopefully more regularly on twitter (@HIStalkmobile).  This is going to an exciting  and far-reaching event, as representatives from both US and international, in most cases Africa, projects will be attending and speaking.  Keynotes, special topics, and sponsors are listed below.


  • Dr. Julio Frenk, Dean of Faculty, Harvard School of Public Health and former Minister of Health, Mexico
  • Bill Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Francis S. Collins, Ph.D., Director, National Institutes of Health
  • Ted Turner, Chairman, United Nations Foundation
  • Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer
  • Dr. Judith Rodin, President, The Rockefeller Foundation

Super Sessions

  • Optimizing Privacy and Data Security in the Mobile Technology Era
  • Innovation, Public Safety and Reimbursement: Regulatory and Policy Perspectives
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research and mHealth.
  • Cross Sectoral Perspectives of mHealth
  • The Impact and Future Visions of mHealth
  • The Executive Perspective
  • Lessons Learned Around the Globe


  • Partnering Sponsor: Verizon Wireless
  • Luncheon Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson
  • Sponsors:  Abbott, Accenture, American Telemedicine Association, CDC Foundation, Continua Alliance, CTIA The Wireless Foundation, CTIS:  A Health Informatics Company, Health Metrics Network, Intel, McKesson, Microsoft Research, Pfizer, Qualcomm Wireless Health, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Skype, Rockefeller Foundation, and the West Wireless Health Institute

Supporting organizations

  • Global Health Council
  • Inveneo
  • Mobile Monday Washington (dcMoMo)
  • Research America
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • United Nations Foundation
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Founding Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors