mHealth and the mobile transformation of Healthcare from a device developer’s perspective

Joint event between Health Northern Specialist Group and Manchester Branch

Date:
Tuesday 3 June 2014

Time:
6.15pm - 8.30pm

Venue:
Manchester Conference Centre, Days Hotel, University of Manchester North Campus, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB

Cost:
Free and open to all.

Speaker:
Dr. Antony Rix

Synopsis:

The use of mobile devices, wireless connectivity, and apps, in Healthcare, termed “mHealth”, is starting to transform the way medical care is delivered. This Talk will review opportunities to improve care and reduce costs, presenting case studies of mHealth approaches, including standalone medical software and app/device combinations, and highlighting the importance of safety and information-security. Following an overview of US and European Regulation, the Presentation introduces options on how to take new mHealth-product concepts to the market.

About the speaker

Dr. Antony Rix is a Senior Consultant in the Communications and Wireless Group at TTP, Europe’s leading independent technology consultancy and product-development Company. He has led Projects in many areas including mobile TV, phone apps, network planning, and novel short-range and wide area wireless technologies. Antony is currently engaged in business development, programme management, and regulatory planning in wireless healthcare, mHealth and in safety-related radio systems.

Before he joined TTP in 2004, Antony worked at BT’s Research Laboratories and then co-founded Psytechnics, a successful start-up Company developing quality of service and network monitoring software. Antony has a Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh and a Masters in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, co-founded the British Informatics Olympiad and was twice on the winning team of the BCS Programming Competition. He is a member of the American Telemedicine Association, Institute of Engineering and Technology and Audio Engineering Society, and he co-chairs the Cambridge Wireless Special Interest Group on Connected Devices. For more information please visit The Technology Partnership.

Refreshments from 6:15 pm, Talk 7:00 pm

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This event could be part of your CPD, including as part of the CPD process for Chartered status. Further details can be found at www.bcs.org/cpd

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