Mobile Health Expo Expands Exhibit Hall to Include App Universe and University Forum

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Here's a press release that may be of interest:

Mobile Health Expo Expands Exhibit Hall to Include App Universe and University Forum

Dedicated floor space highlights iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android healthcare applications; physician education

AUSTIN, Tex. – August 12, 2010 – Mobile Health Expo™, the only event focusing on the convergence of mobile technology and healthcare across the entire mobile health ecosystem, today announced the addition of the App Universe and University Forum to its October event in Las Vegas. These dedicated areas within the larger exhibit hall will focus exclusively on mobile application developers and select academic institutions that are influencing the mobile health industry.


The App Universe, sponsored by There’s a Healthcare App for That, is designed to highlight iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and all other mobile phone and tablet device application developers who are creating apps for hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical companies, insurance providers and patients. Some companies participating in the App Universe include Ringful Health, PatientKeeper, and MD Scratch. All companies participating in the App Universe will automatically be entered into the Best Healthcare App Award that will be given at the event. For more information, visit http://www.mobilehealthexpo.com/appuniverse.htm

The University Forum will feature the nation's leading educational institutions that are focused on educating tomorrow's physicians and caregivers with current and future mobile technology. George Washington University and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston are two medical schools that will be in the University Forum. For more information visit, http://www.mobilehealthexpo.com/universityforum.htm

"Telemedicine and mobile devices are just two of the forces that are impacting the way in which hospitals, clinicians and medical providers all over the world administer healthcare services now and in the future," said Wendy Thomas, founder and organizer of Mobile Health Expo. "The App Universe and University Forum allow both exhibitors and attendees to learn about the cutting-edge mobile applications and trends that are fundamentally altering how healthcare is delivered, and how universities train our future doctors and caregivers."

About Mobile Health Expo
Mobile Health Expo™ is the only event focusing on the convergence of mobile technology and healthcare across the entire mobile health ecosystem, including mhealth, telemedicine, wireless and connected health, and e-patient. Mobile Health Expo is designed to catalyze the discussions, partnerships, visions and public policy debates to move mobile health into the future. The event will focus on eight market drivers: aging at home, disease management, mobile health in the military, health inclusion™ for developed and developing countries, provider education, patient education, healthcare gaming, and mobile wallets and benefits management. The event will take place October 19-21, 2010 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. For more information, visit http://www.mobilehealthexpo.com

* All brands and names mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective holders.

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