AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile Open Mobile Health Expo with Keynote on the Impact of Cellular on Mobile Healthcare
Mobile health in the military expert Dr. Ward Casscells will deliver closing keynote
AUSTIN, Tex. – September 22, 2010 – Mobile Health Expo, the only event focusing on the convergence of mobile technology and healthcare across the entire mobile health ecosystem, today announced details on two of the event keynotes. In the opening keynote on Tuesday, October 19th, speakers from AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile will be discussing M2M in healthcare and how the cellular telecommunications industry is assisting in the development of mobile healthcare.
Dr. Ward Casscells will close the event with a keynote address on mobile health in the military. Dr. Casscells is the John E. Tyson Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Public Health, and Vice President for External Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. From 2007-2009, he was the former Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) where he was credited with turning around a struggling $45 billion health and education system with 137,000 employees, 10 million patients in 900 clinics and hospitals in 100 countries.
Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Time: 9:00 am
Opening Keynote: M2M In Healthcare: How the Telecom Operators are Assisting and Encouraging Development
• AT&T, David Kalb, Director of M2M Business Development
• Sprint, Dan Gillison, National Director of Vertical Industry, Healthcare
• T-Mobile, Scott Ellis, Business Development Manager, Telemedicine
For more information: http://www.mobilehealthexpo.com/tuesday.htm
Date: Thursday, October 23, 2010
Time: 4:00 pm
Closing Keynote: Mobile Health in the Military
• Dr. Ward Casscells, Vice President for External Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Texas Health Science Center and former Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)
For more information: http://www.mobilehealthexpo.com/thursday.htm
“These keynote speakers represent organizations that are leading and advancing some of the most interesting concepts in mobile health. Our attendees have a special treat in store to have the leading mobile companies kick-off the event,” said Wendy Thomas, founder and CEO of Mobile Health Expo. “Some of the more fascinating mobile health scenarios are being played out in the military. Dr. Ward Casscells will enlighten attendees with real world situations that are taking place right now with our armed services, but can also be replicated in civilian situations.”
To learn more information about these and other keynote sessions, visit: http://www.mobilehealthexpo.com.
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
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