The mHealth topic area provides critical updates on mobile health IT policy, industry thought leadership, such as the mHealth Roadmap, how the Roadmap is being used, and the opportunity to network with stakeholders across the mHealth ecosystem, guided by the mHealth Committee. For more information on how to get involved, contact us at mHealth@himss.org.
New Care Models
Today's traditional care model landscape is changing dramatically, driven by federal healthcare policy, advancements in technology, and a continuing quest to deliver high-quality care in the most cost-efficient manner. View the New Care Models Resources>
The connection between eHealth and mHealth is important: no mobile medical or monitoring device will be meaningful without the capability to capture and exchange information with key systems. View the Technology Resources>
Transformation in the U.S. healthcare system is not an issue but a necessity. The present system is wasteful, fragmented, and limits engagement between patients and providers. View the ROI/Payment Resources>
A number of recent policy developments have changed the way patients, physicians, and other healthcare professional’s access information and healthcare. View the Policy Resources>
Standards & Interoperability
To properly support this communication, mobile devices must support standards for information exchange which serve as the building blocks for the seamless and secure exchange of health information. View the Standards & Interoperability Resources>
Privacy & Security
Privacy and security in healthcare involve a process that must be navigated to reach our destination of protecting the patient, providers, organizations, and vendors. View the Privacy & Security Resources>
mHIMSS Roadmap Updates
See how the Roadmap is informing and equipping providers
Mobile Security Toolkit
View the The Mobile Security Toolkit
See how mHealth can impact care coordination: Case Studies
mHealth Body of Evidence
Challenges, successes, lessons learned, and outcomes supported by metrics from peer reviewed and outside organizations.
The mHealth Community by HIMSS curates research and best practicies from accross the globe.
Mobile Health Survey
3rd Annual HIMSS Analytics Mobile Health Survey
Federal Resources (FDA, ONC, FCC)
- FDA: Food & Drug Administration
- FDASIA: Food & Drug Administration Safety & Innovation Act – Draft Report
- FCC: Federal Communications Commission
- FTC: Federal Trade Commission
- NIST: National Institutes for Standards & Technology
Get involved with the mHealth Community, Committee, and Task Forces!
The Mobile Health Community of HIMSS is the globally-focused mobile initiative of HIMSS working towards the increased use of mobile technologies to improve quality, accessibility, safety, and cost-effectiveness of health and healthcare.
mHealth Committee & Task Forces
As mobile technology continues to grow in the healthcare space, the mHealth Committee will provide domain expertise, leadership and guidance to HIMSS activities, initiatives, and collaborations with the mHealth Community related to building resources for providers with a focus on new care models (remote monitoring, telehealth), ROI, privacy and security, standards and interoperability, policy, and technology, across the mHealth ecosystem.
Recording Link | Open Mic Series | Patient Engagement vs. Patient Education – What’s the Difference?
Aug 28, 2014
Have you noticed? The mHealth Roadmap has a new home.
Aug 18, 2014
FDA provides updates to Unique Device Identification System”
Aug 13, 2014
FDA Draft Guidance | Medical Device Data Systems, Medical Image Storage Devices, and Medical Image Communications Devices
Jul 2, 2014
Demonstrating Value in Mobile: C Suite Interactions & mHealth
Jul 2, 2014
mHealth Community members bring expertise and insights into practical application of mobile technology to healthcare.
- Can online and mobile games improve patient outcomes?
Aug 28, 2014
- The Future in Hand | mHealth Technologies Hold Promise for Better Managing Chronic Illness
Aug 28, 2014
- Why It Is So Important to the Future of Healthcare Delivery
Aug 28, 2014
- Data: A Steel Thread
Aug 27, 2014
- Data Avalanche
Jul 22, 2014
HIMSS State Advisory Roundtable released Mobile Health IT in the States: A Policy Perspective Using the mHealth Roadmap, on Sept. 17 during National Health IT Week at the National Health IT week reception in Washington, D.C.
The mHealth Community Summary and Analysis of the FDA Mobile Medical Applications Final Guidance seeks to explain the FDA’s intentions to exercise its authority over a subset of mobile apps, to promote innovation and to protect patient safety.
The FDA's new initiative, openFDA, is designed to facilitate easier access to large, important public health data sets collected by the agency.
We’d love to hear from you! Questions on getting involved? How to submit a blog? Looking for resources? Suggestions? Please reach out to mHealth@himss.org.
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Managing to Thrive in Mobility PlanningVirtual Event
mHealth and Care Transitions: Supporting care between hospitals and community organizations | mHealth Open Mic SeriesVirtual Event
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