The Journal of mHealth Vol 1 Issue 3 (June 2014) - Page 34

Conference News mHealth + Telehealth World 2014 mHealth + Telehealth World 2014 taking place July 22 – 24, 2014 in Boston, MA brings together hospitals, health systems, health plans, and innovators to share successes and failures of existing programs and discover new technologies and strategies for expansion of programs. Network with experts in mHealth and Telehealth as you learn valuable strategies to bring success to your organization. We are happy to extend a $300 registration discount to you when you mention promo code MHJOU. For more information or to register, please visit www.worldcongress.com/mhealth or call 800.767.9499 n International Digital Health and Care Congress: Improving Health Through the Use of Technology For those interested in the design and application of new technologies that support improvements in health care, The King’s Fund is hosting its annual three-day digital health and care congress in September. concerning health care technology. This is a standalone event for those involved in the research and evaluation of digital health and care programmes who may not wish to attend the full congress. Following on from last year’s success, this highly-acclaimed event brings together international researchers, policy makers, practitioners and innovators to share experiences and showcase new designs in digital health, mobile health, telehealth and telecare. During Thursday 11 and Friday 12 September, there will be plenary sessions and breakouts focusing on the advancements and benefits of digital health and care. These will be aimed at UK and international health and social care professionals, technology providers and commercial and third sector health and social care. The organisers have received an unprecedented response to their call for papers and are expecting to showcase an exciting range of projects during the event. Topics will include: »» »» »» »» »» sustaining independence as people age preventing and managing chronic illness effectively supporting people with mental health issues digitally enabling service transformation new innovations in health care technology The congress also offers the chance to attend a pre-congress seminar on Wednesday 10 September, where attendees will explore the latest research and evaluation methodologies 32 June 2014 In previous years the congress has sold out far in advance so the organisers recommend that you register soon to guarantee your place. To find out more about the congress, the sponsorship opportunities and to register, visit www.kingsfund.org.uk/digital2014 The King's Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and health care in England. They help to shape policy and practice through research and analysis; develop individuals, teams and organisations; promote understanding of the health and social care system; and bring people together to learn, share knowledge and debate. They’re vision is that the best possible care is available to all. n