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American Telemedicine Association Calls for mHealth Submissions

The American Telemedicine Association has put out a call for submissions to be presented at the Association’s 17th Annual International Meeting & Exposition. Taking place form April 29-May 1, 2012, the ATA 2012 program is recognized internationally as the primary forum for the telemedicine industry. As the world’s largest meeting and exposition to center entirely on telemedicine, telehealth, mHealth, and remote medical technologies, the ATA works to fully integrate these systems into the healthcare industry to improve the quality, equity, and affordability of healthcare worldwide.

Abstracts on any of the above categories will be considered for 2012’s exposition and meeting, but submissions focusing on the business, finance, and economics of telemedicine; best practices; scientific research and evidence for the workability of telemedicine; innovative telehealth applications; and public policy, reimbursement, and licensing issues for telemedicine will receive special priority.

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Summit Cooperation Allows for Broadened Perspectives and Participation

On Wednesday, August 10, 2011, it was announced that the M-Enabling Summit will be co-locating with the 2011 mHealth Summit at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., allowing participants from both groups full access to each others’ exhibits and certain shared sessions.

Aimed at mobile applications and services for senior and disabled citizens, the M-Enabling Summit intends to introduce participants in the mHealth Summit to what it describes as the newest technologies in the field of “accessible and assistive mobile solutions,” criteria which it believes all mobile technology should meet. However, the benefits of this cooperation are not one-directional. The M-Enabling Summit will benefit from the large international population of mobile health leaders that the mHealth Summit attracts.

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