The mHealth Community 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.
HIMSS Member Center
As a HIMSS Member, visit the HIMSS Member Center, and select the mHealth Community to receive more information on mHealth! For more information on how to get involved, contact us at mHealth@himss.org.
mHealth Community Non-Profit Partners Membership
Opportunities to Engage
Opportunities to Engage include:
- Roadmap Task Force
- This Task Force is responsible for providing updates to the HIMSS mHealth Roadmap, a strategic framework for implementing mHealth at the point of care.
- Legal/Policy Task Force
- This Task Force is focused on advancing policy positions and providing public comment related to mobile health technology. The task force also assists with developing summaries and resources related to legislation and regulation impacting mHealth.
- mHealth Physician Task Force
- This Task Force is responsible for creating resources for physicians and providers to better understand challenges and opportunities related to the use of mHealth.
- What's Next Work Group is focused on "State of the Union" on Biosensors (Filling the Gap)
State of the Industry - Open Mic Series
The State of the Industry - Open Mic Series is held every 4th Friday of each month, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Central. The calls are a benefit of the mHealth Community and registration is required. Check the Calendar of Events, or contact mHealth@himss.org, to register for the next Open Mic!
mHealth on Social Media
HIMSS LinkedIn Group - Join our mHealth conversations and participate in discussions
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.
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
Jun 2, 2014
Five Emerging Trends for State Public Policy & Mobile Health IT
Apr 25, 2014
FDASIA Health IT Report: Proposed Strategy and Recommendations for a Risk-Based Framework released
Apr 7, 2014
mHealth Community members bring expertise and insights into practical application of mobile technology to healthcare.
- Data Avalanche
Jul 22, 2014
- How Patient Data Science is using the mHealth Community of HIMSS Roadmap
Jul 9, 2014
- Mobile Prescription Therapy Evolving mHealth from Mobile to Mainstream
Jul 2, 2014
- A Professor's View of the mHIMSS Roadmap
Jun 17, 2014
- Blue Button: Empowering Consumers for Shared Decision Making and Improved Health
Jun 16, 2014
Health systems look to design their own apps
Jul 23, 2014
California HIE adopts iBlueButton app to connect providers, patients
Jul 22, 2014
3 advantages of using mHealth in the OR
Jul 22, 2014
New apps give docs the latest in cancer treatments
Jul 21, 2014
For mHealth to succeed, we'll need standards
Jul 18, 2014
The FDA's new initiative, openFDA, is designed to facilitate easier access to large, important public health data sets collected by the agency.
These five emerging mobile health IT trends, from "Mobile Health IT in the States: A Policy Perspective (2013)," which was developed under the auspices of the HIMSS State Advisory Roundtable, offer guidance for state legislators as they review and develop relevant mobile health policy.
The mHIMSS 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.
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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