Aneesh Chopra, the nation?s first Chief Technology Officer, will deliver a keynote address at the 2010 mHealth Summit on Tuesday, November 9, according to summit organizers.
Aneesh Chopra, the nation’s first Chief Technology Officer, will deliver a keynote address at the 2010 mHealth Summit on Tuesday, November 9, according to summit organizers. Chopra is assistant to the President and associate director for technology in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
The summit, organized by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health in partnership with the mHealth Alliance and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will be held November 8 to 10 in Washington, DC.
“With more than 5 billion mobile subscriptions in use around the world, today cell phones are connecting people and communities in resource-poor and hard-to-reach areas. Through the use of mobile technology to improve health outcomes, we can empower patients and health workers from urban centers to rural villages,” said Rich Scarfo, director of the mHealth Summit and director of strategic alliances at the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.
The 2010 mHealth Summit offers a comprehensive program agenda with high-level representation from across 3 key intersections of the burgeoning mobile health industry: technology, research, and policy.
Conference sessions will explore, examine, and debate the ways mobile technology can transform healthcare delivery, research, business, and policy for the 21st century in underserved communities in the United States and abroad, including the developing world.
Chopra will join the keynote luncheon on November 9 at 1 p.m. Bill Gates is also scheduled to speak. The event has drawn an impressive lineup of speakers that includes: