iRx Reminder CEO chosen to present at the mHealth Summit - News Details
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iRx Reminder CEO chosen to present at the mHealth Summit
Oct 20, 2011
Cleveland, OH –, October 2011– Anthony Sterns, PhD and CEO of iRx Reminder, LLC, has been chosen again to present at the mHealth Summit in Washington, DC on December 5th, 2011. In 2010 iRx Reminder was selected as one of 40 Technology Demonstrations. This year he will present “Smartphone-based Comprehensive Self-care Management for Chronic Conditions” with results of a study utilizing the iRx Reminder application. The study investigated and supported the effectiveness of a smartphone-based self-management, data gathering and reporting system for research with individuals in post stroke recovery. Dr. Sterns will also lead a discussion of the broader implications of this methodology for chronic care management along with a demonstration of iRx Reminder’s interface and web-based control center.
The mHealth Summit, the largest event of its kind, brings together leaders in government, the private sector, industry, academia, providers and not-for-profit organizations world wide to advance collaboration in the use of wireless technology to improve health outcomes in the United States and abroad. The Chronic Disease Management sessions will focus on applied research and the efficacy of a number of innovative mobile health interventions to address the management of a range of chronic diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, HIV, and cancer as well as applications to improve medication adherence. “To be chosen to present at this important event confirms our application’s potential to significantly impact research in chronic disease and interventional health care management of all sorts “, said CEO Sterns.
iRx Reminder’s innovative technology improves study execution and reduces the cost of clinical and interventional research of all types with improved participant medication or protocol compliance, accelerated recruitment pace and reduced drop out rates. The system also provides comprehensive realtime data capture with significant patient education and monitoring capability that allows for a research project or trial being completed sooner with enhanced results. Additionally, the iRx team can deliver need specific customized elements for researchers and provide consultative support in protocol design utilizing the latest smart mobile device technology.
About the mHealth Summit. The conference is presented in partnership with HIMSS, the mHealth Alliance and the National Institutes of Health. This annual conference draws thousands of leaders and influencers in the fields of technology, research, and policy worldwide. This year the event features many great key note speakers including Eric J. Topol, M.D. Vice Chairman West Wireless Health Institute, John Stratton EVP & COO Verizon Wireless & Paul E. Jacobs, Ph.D. Chairman of the Board and CEO Qualcomm For further information about the mHealth Summit visit http://www.mhealthsummit.org/index.php