Hey Open mHealthers, we're exciting to host Open mHealth’s (http://openmhealth.org)first ever Meetup event in Chicago!
Given the exciting growth of digital health, we'd like to have a discussion about what this growth means, the role of health related data, the impact of Open mHealth, and what this might mean for the future of healthcare.
Open mHealth is a non-profit that makes it easy for developers to share and integrate digital health data with the right clinical context. Learn more about Open mHealth’s technical offerings (http://github.openmhealth.org).
We have an exciting event lined up!
5:30 - 6:10 - Networking supper with food and drinks.
6:10 - 6:20 - Welcome from David Haddad and Peter Chislett of Open mHealth with a brief overview of Open mHealth, and updates on new developments.
6:20 - 6:25 - Brief overview of tonight’s event from host, Miraj Chokshi.
6:25 - 6:45 - Neelum Aggarwal, MD, population health neurologist and clinical researcher at Rush University Medical Center, will talk about medical research and the need for tech in community health.
6:45 - 7:05 - Khan Siddiqui, MD, Founding CEO and CTO of HIGI (https://higi.com), will talk about his work at HIGI and the need for structured health data. As well as how barrier to access to healthcare can be reduced using mHealth.
7:05 - 7:30 - Q&A + mingling
About the space:
We're honored to be hosting our first event at MATTER Chicago (http://matterchicago.com). MATTER is a community of health care technology companies, industry leaders, and academic institutions.
If you'd like to chip-in and donate to Open mHealth (http://openmhealth.org/), chip-in today (https://secure.meetup.com/Open-mHealth-Chicago/contribute/).