Ottawa, June 10, 2014...Today CATA published the results from the inaugural Mobile Health Roundtable, which was held on April 29 in Ottawa. Attendees agreed that Canadian mobile health innovation is already ideally positioned to drive higher quality healthcare and improved productivity, but barriers and issues must be address in order for mHealth to reach its full potential. Six broad enabling themes were identified requiring creative and collaborative action in order to drive adoption of mHealth:
"The inaugural mobile health roundtable was an first step in building awareness of mobile health in Canada", said John Reid, President & CEO of CATAAlliance. "We are thrilled with the response and excited to have brought together some 70 stakeholders from government, hospitals, healthcare, industry, start-ups, academia, consultancies and the not-for-profit sector", Reid added.
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If you have a service, technology or solution that advances innovation in Canadian healthcare, please contact CATA's Mobile Health Lead, David Farnes - firstname.lastname@example.org, to get involved.
The full outcomes report is available on-line here - Request access :
For more information about CATA's mobile health activities please visit:
http://www.cata.ca/Communities/MHAB/. Questions and comments about the report should be directed to David Farnes - email@example.com.