Welcome to WH2012!

The Wireless Health 2012 conference series convenes the vanguard international research communities in Wireless Health technology and medical research with the rapidly expanding Wireless Health product and service industry, government leadership and policy makers. This conference provides the highest profile academic and industrial research forum for the new field of Wireless Health.  Wireless Health 2012 is the third in this annual conference series.

READ: Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance Unveils ‘Connected Health World’

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Keynote: Jay Sanders, MD, CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group; Founding Board Member and President Emeritus, American Telemedicine Association

Jay H. Sanders, M.D., is the CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group, Professor of Medicine (Adjunct) at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and a Founding Board Member and President Emeritus of the American Telemedicine Association. Known to many as the “Father of Telemedicine”, he developed the first Statewide telemedicine system, the first Correctional telemedicine program, the first tele-homecare technology, called “The Electronic House Call”, and the first telemedicine kiosk. His consulting activities have included NASA, DOD, HHS, the FCC, State Governments, WHO, and multiple academic
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Keynote: John Mattison, MD – Chief Medical Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente

John began his medical career at the UCSD and Scripps Clinic, where he practiced in many clinical settings including emergency services, primary care, critical care, preventive medicine, hyperbaric medicine, trauma and helicopter medicine. He joined the SCAL region of Kaiser-Permanente in 1989, and was appointed as Assistant Medical Director and Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO). He directed the largest and first deployment of KP HealthConnect, Kaiser-Permanente’s revolutionary program to improve the quality and safety of healthcare through the use of information technology. The program supports
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Keynote: Nathan Eagle

Nathan Eagle is the CEO of Jana, a company that provides consumers in emerging markets with free mobile phone airtime to incentivize data collection. He also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Harvard University and Research Assistant Professor at Northeastern University. His PhD on Reality Mining was declared one of the ’10 technologies most likely to change the way we live’ by the MIT Technology Review. Dr Eagle has been named one of the world’s top mobile phone developers by Nokia and was elected into the TR35 as
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Keynote: Elizabeth Mynatt

Elizabeth Mynatt is a professor of Interactive Computing and the executive director of Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology. The Institute for People and Technology (IPaT) serves as a catalyst for research activities that pursue transformations in healthcare, media, education, and humanitarian systems by integrating advances in human-centered design, information technology, system science and engineering, policy, and management. Dr. Mynatt is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of ubiquitous computing, personal health informatics, computer-supported collaborative work and human-computer interface design. Named Top Woman Innovator in
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Keynote: Dr. Molly Joel Coye

Dr. Molly Joel Coye is the Chief Innovation Officer of the UCLA Health System, and an internationally recognized leader in advancing innovative approaches to healthcare delivery and in national and state health policy. As Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Coye oversees the UCLA Health System Institute for Innovation in Health and is responsible for developing initiatives and strategies that promote innovation across the UCLA Health System to improve the value of care delivered locally and globally. Dr. Coye has extensive experience in academia, government and the private
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Speaker: Jack J. Young, Managing Director, Qualcomm Life Fund, Qualcomm Ventures

Jack heads up the $100M Qualcomm Life Fund (QLF) at Qualcomm Ventures. His investment interest is focused on the emerging wireless and connected health space including wellness and fitness, chronic disease care, remote diagnosis and monitoring, healing and aging in place, health informatics, etc. Jack currently serves as a board observer at QLF portfolio companies including Airstrip, AliveCor and Telcare. In addition, he serves as a board observer at PixSense, Jana, uCIRRUS, Validity and Visage Mobile.  Jack is a frequently sought after speaker on the
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Wireless Health 2012 is hosted In Cooperation with ACM SIGMOBILE. Read more about the Wireless Health Conference Series.