mHealth is the generation, aggregation, and dissemination of health information via mobile and wireless devices. The mHealth topic area, supported by the HIMSS 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

Resources - Best Practicies, Case Studies, and Implementation of mHealth

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>

mHealth Strategies for Providers: Value & Insights

HIMSS Physician Focus Group: Perspectives on Telehealth Policy and Reimbursement


Often reimbursement is noted as a barrier to adoption of new and novel technologies including mobile health. HIMSS organized a group of distinguished physicians to discuss the state of telehealth reimbursement. The group addressed the following key areas:  Reimbursement Issues; Concerns Regarding Quality and Patient Safety; and Opportunities to Better Leverage Technology.

mHealth: Improving Patients’ Health Before, During, and After an Acute Care Visit

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mHealth Roadmap Updates

See how the Roadmap is informing and equipping providers 

Mobile Security Toolkit

View the The Mobile Security Toolkit

Case Studies

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.

International Perspectives

The mHealth Community by HIMSS curates research and best practices from across the globe.

Mobile Health Survey

3rd Annual HIMSS Analytics Mobile Health Survey

Partners – Updates from the Ecosystem

Federal Resources (FDA, ONC, FCC)


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Get Involved! - Community, Committee, & Task Forces

Get involved with the mHealth Community, Committee, and Task Forces!

mHealth Community

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.

HIMSS Members: Opt Into the Community

Latest News

FDA Draft Guidance, Open for Comment: Medical Device Accessories: Defining Accessories and Classification Pathway for New Accessory Types

The Food and Drug Administration(FDA) developed this draft document to provide guidance regarding Medical Device Accessories: Defining Accessories and Classification Pathway for New Accessory Types

mHealth and the evolving priorities of the healthcare provider

John Senall discusses mHealth and the evolving priorities of the healthcare provider

HIMSS Mobile "Value" Survey Launch | Results Released at mHealth Summit

HIMSS mHealth Just launched the mobile value survey yesterday, October 22, 2014. Survey closes November 14, 2014.

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