Industry Collaboration Accelerating Mobile Health Data Standards [xpost from IHE]

By David Haddad on January 16, 2020 - Sign up for free updates here

Data Standards Alert! RE: Mobile Health. Calling all interested parties to join this effort. We need you! One of longest standing jokes in the data standards world is the ongoing creation of yet another standard. That ends now. The new trend is to take leading efforts and synthesize them to eliminate silos, collaborate and leverage … Read more >

How Wittgenstein can help you explain and use an mHealth schema

By David Haddad on January 13, 2020 - Sign up for free updates here

I’m often asked about what Open mHealth does. While we do offer tools to help you use patient-generated health data (like OMH-to-FHIR and Shimmer), the essence of Open mHealth is and always will be an open data standard. It’s been our remit since day one. In this post I’m going to break down what an Open mHealth data standard is … Read more >

What does mHealth mean in 2020?

By David Haddad on January 3, 2020 - Sign up for free updates here

I’ve been pondering the word “mHealth” and its place in this new year and decade. I’m going to walk through the term’s history and how it’s changed over the last decade or so.  Mobile phones are tools There hasn’t been a tool as transformative to mankind as the mobile phone.  Mobile phones are in everyone’s … Read more >

Health Data Manifesto

By David Haddad on October 14, 2019 - Sign up for free updates here

A specter is haunting healthcare–the specter of health data interoperability. Health data is scattered. It’s in hospitals, proprietary cloud-environments and in research organizations. Not only is health data scattered, it’s also different. Different in format. Different in meaning. For the last four years we at Open mHealth have been making mobile health data more accessible to all through … Read more >

OmH-on-FHIR at HL7 FHIR DevDays (June 10-12)

By Simona Carini on May 10, 2019 - Sign up for free updates here

Simona Carini (Open mHealth) and Eric Haas (Health eData) will co-present the “Open mHealth (OmH) and FHIR” session at the upcoming HL7 FHIR DevDays in Redmond, WA, on Tuesday June 11, 11:20 am to 12:00 pm. HL7 FHIR DevDays is a 3-day event (June 10-12) where IT professionals in healthcare can learn about FHIR in a collaborative environment. The … Read more >

Meetup – San Francisco – November 5th

By David Haddad on November 15, 2018 - Sign up for free updates here

In this video, you’ll learn about how the Open mHealth standard is evolving in the IEEE working group as well as how to map OMH schemas to FHIR resources.

Join us on November 5th

By Simona Carini on October 26, 2018 - Sign up for free updates here

For those of you who are in the Bay Area, this is an introduction to how we’re bridging Open mHealth schemas and FHIR resources for integration into the EHR using SMART-on-FHIR Open mHealth, FHIR, and Beyond MeetUp Monday November 5 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm RSVP today (seats are limited): DESCRIPTION Wondering how to … Read more >

OmH-on-FHIR at HL7 Connectathon (September 29-30)

By Simona Carini on September 21, 2018 - Sign up for free updates here

Open mHealth’s co-founder Dr. Ida Sim will participate in the Open mHealth to FHIR track at the HL7 FHIR Connectathon in Baltimore, MD, on September 29 and 30, part of the HL7 32nd Annual Plenary & Working Group Meeting, which will run until October 5th at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor. The HL7 FHIR Connectathon 19 is … Read more >

Hiring: Community Manager

By David Haddad on January 18, 2018 - Sign up for free updates here

The Community Manager will help lead the Open mHealth community by promoting discussion, shared experiences, and collaboration between the clinical, research and engineering communities around methods for exchanging mobile health data to improve the health of individuals and populations. Outcomes Respond to community questions in Github and email Maintain and manage the Open mHealth web … Read more >

mProv: A New Initiative To Create Provenance Infrastructure To Enable Sharing Of High-Frequency Mobile Sensor Data

By David Haddad on September 16, 2016 - Sign up for free updates here

A team of researchers from four universities – UCLA, UC San Francisco, University of Memphis and University of Pennsylvania – have been awarded a new data cyberinfrastructure grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The team will develop a new cyberinfrastructure called mProv to annotate high-frequency mobile sensor data with data source, quality, validity, and … Read more >