Strong Indian presence at upcoming mobile health congress

Key health provider leaders from India and the Asian region will meet in Singapore in October for the m-Health World Congress. Delegates will focus on the rising use of mobile devices & mobile platforms network to deliver healthcare  & m-health applications for disease management, public health, personal health management, drug info delivery, clinical trials, (and in use with e-health & telemedicine technology).

Expert speakers will present 10 case studies on recent m-HEALTH projects on: Disease Management, Surveillance & Metabolic Syndrome Management; Emergency consultations; Early Detection; Lifestyle & personal care management; Private health settings; Medical data standards; Rights to operate m-Health in some developing countries; M-health policies in concerned countries & promise of continual care.

Listed speakers/topics include: What mHealth has to deliver in the future: Rajendra Pratap Gupta, Director – International Task Force, DMAA, The Care Continuum Alliance, USA & President, Disease Management Association of India; mHealth & the Reinvention of Health Care: Dr. K Ganapathy, President , Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation, India; How can open source be a business model for m-Health? Do we really need high bandwidth for m-Health applications? Dr. Mahendran Maliapen, Director, National University Health System, Singapore.

Also speaking are:Sami Kar,Director - Business Intelligence ,Emerson Network Power, Asia Pacific; Shashank Garg, CEO & Founder, Handheld Solutions & Research Labs, India & Director, OpenXData; Dr. RaviRaja Acharya, Professor & Division Head - Department of Internal Medicine, Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal University Manipal, India.

Organised by Symphony Global, the event is partnered ( among others) by the Telemedicine Society of India and the Disease Management Association of India.

The mHealth World Congress is being held at the Concorde Hotel, Singapore between 18 and 19 October.