The Journal of mHealth Vol 2 Issue 4 (August) - Page 14

Industry News Continued from page 11 tors. The Games for Health annual meeting, also taking place at the Summit, will cover topics including exergaming, physical therapy, disease management, health behaviour change, biofeedback, rehab, epidemiology, training, cognitive health, nutrition and health education. The mHealth Summit, hosted by HIMSS and the Personal Connected Health Alliance, will take place November 8-11, 2015, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in the Washington, DC, area. Within the mHealth Summit’s Connected Health Pavilion on the exhibit floor, Games for Health will showcase the use of videogames and video game technologies to improve health and healthcare from both a provider and patient perspective. This interactive, hands-on exhibit area will inform and demonstrate how health and healthcare providers and organisations can use game technologies as part of a strategic approach in healthcare delivery. Beth Bryant, President of the Games for Health Project, will continue to lead all management activities and event logistics for PCHA’s programs related to games, game technologies and gamification solutions that are impacting health and healthcare. “Partnering with HIMSS and the Personal Connected Health Alliance is a major milestone for our community, placing us on a global stage at the mHealth Summit. This year, we are bringing together thought-leaders, innovators and clinical experts to advance game technologies and the gaming community,” added Bryant. The Games for Health Project supports community, knowledge and business development efforts to use cutting-edge games and game technologies to improve health and health care. This year’s mHealth Summit theme, Anytime, Anywhere: Engaging Providers and Patients, reflects