The 2012 mHealth Summit in Washington DC December 3-5, Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center:



The 2012 mHealth Summit will build on last year’s success by highlighting emerging best practices from mHealth implementations as well as the latest business, finance, policy and technical perspectives, fostering in-depth dialogue to identify and accelerate cross-cutting value chains and sustainable mHealth business model adoption around the globe. The summit will also provide a dedicated focus on mHealth research, facilitating the development and commercialization of empirically-supported solutions for specific disease states. 

Conference sessions will explore, examine, and debate the ways mobile technology is transforming health care delivery, research, business and policy for the 21st century both in the U.S. and internationally, including developed and developing nations.

In addition, the 2012 mHealth Summit will:

  • Provide networking opportunities with leading-edge and c-level industry decision makers, healthcare professionals, researchers and other critical end-users;
  • Highlight critical progress, research, constraints, use cases, success stories and lessons learned across the mHealth landscape;
  • Deliver more than 4,500 leaders from nearly 50 countries;
  • Host more than 400 exhibitors showcasing innovative devices, services, applications, tools and related solutions;
  • Attract more than 350 domestic and international media.

In partnership with the Foundation for National Institutes of Health, the mHealth Alliance and the National Institutes of Health, mHIMSS will offer an all-star lineup of visionary keynote speakers,  conference tracks, venture fair as well as an expanded exhibit hall.

Reasons to Attend:

The adoption of mobile devices used in healthcare settings has exploded across the globe, connecting users and spreading more rapidly than any other technology in history. Capitalizing on this growth, mHealth—or use of mobile devices for health purposes—is revolutionizing the ways in which providers deliver and patients access care, how stakeholders use health information to promote well-being, treat disease, support population health and respond to health emergencies around the world.

  • JOIN the premier international forum for dialogue, world-class thought leadership, visionary keynotes, and action-provoking panel discussions on mHealth;
  • GAIN access to special networking and funding session opportunities for organizations and technologists to connect, learn, and activate funding for new mHealth projects;
  • ACQUIRE knowledge of emerging practices and best uses of mobile health in end-user settings to improve access, quality, and control the costs of care;
  • LEARN about the inner workings of mHealth and business from across the mHealth eco-system through CEO roundtables, super sessions and dynamic conference tracks;
  • FOCUS on the key issues most important to you and your organization at the must attend mobile health event of the year
  • CONNECT with management, executive and C-level decision-makers
  • Presented By

  • himss logomHIMSS is the globally-focused mobile initiative of HIMSS a not-for-profit organization focused on the optimal use of information technology and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.  mHIMSS is a platform to convene, educate and engage the mobile ecosystem, to advance healthcare through the best use of mobile and wireless Information Technology.  mHIMSS is grounded in three areas of focus central to the effective and efficient use of mobile enabled technologies in Healthcare.  These areas of focus include mobile and wireless technology to enable safe high quality workflow, increased and timely access to data for patients or providers through mobility enabled solutions, and the cost effective use of interoperable mobility technologies to improve health across all populations. 

    Learn more about mHIMSS.

    Organizing Partners

    fnih logo

    The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, established by Congress  as a 501(c)(3) public charity, began its work in 1996 to facilitate ground-breaking research at the National Institutes of Health and worldwide. As an independent non-profit organization, we accomplish this by raising private funds and creating public-private partnerships to support the mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): conducting scientific research to extend healthy life and to reduce the burdens of illness and disability.More »

    mhealth alliance logoThe mission of the mHealth Alliance is to catalyze the power of mobile technologies to advance health and well-being throughout the world, with a focus on low-income countries. Working with diverse partners to integrate mHealth into multiple sectors, the Alliance serves as a convener for the mHealth community to overcome common challenges by sharing tools, knowledge, experience, and lessons learned. The mHealth Alliance advocates for more and better quality research and evaluation to advance the evidence base; seeks to build capacity among health and industry decision-makers, managers, and practitioners; promotes sustainable business models; and supports systems integration by advocating for standardization and interoperability of mHealth platforms. The mHealth Alliance also hosts HUB (Health Unbound), a global online community for resource sharing and collaborative solution generation. More »

    nih logo

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for supporting and conducting biomedical and behavioral research and research training — making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. NIH scientists investigate ways to prevent disease as well as the causes, treatments, and cures for hundreds of common and some 6,000 rare diseases through the work of NIH’s 27 Institutes and Centers, providing leadership and financial support to researchers in every U.S. state, the territories, and throughout the world at more than 3,000 institutions. More »