Going to the mHealth Summit? Follow these 8 mobile health thought leaders

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digital healthThe mHealth Summit next week should spark some interesting discussions on partnerships between health IT firms and providers, the quantified self, remote monitoring and clinical trials, among other topics.

To keep up with the Twitter chatter insight exchange, whether you’re on the ground at Gaylord Convention Center by Washington, D.C., or you’re doing some remote monitoring of the event from home, here are some mobile health thought leaders to follow on Twitter representing a broad spectrum of perspectives. The hash tag for the event is #mhs12.

Chris Bergstrom (@ChrisJBergstrom) is the chief strategy and commercial officer at WellDoc.

Joseph Kvedar (@JKvedar) is the director for the Center For Connected Health, associate professor at Harvard Medical School and co-founder at Healthrageous.


Dr. Alain B. Labrique (@alabriq)Public health epidemiologist — faculty in global disease epi and control, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and director of JHU Global mHealth Initiative

Tiantian Lee (@Tiantian_dxy) is the founder of DXY.cn, the largest online academic portal for 5 million Chinese physicians and life sciences professionals.

Dr. Andrew Litt (@DrAndyLitt) is the chief medical officer of Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences, board certified neuroradiologist and fellow of the American College of Radiology.

Dr. Geeta Nayyar (@gnayyar) is the AT&T ForHealth chief medical information officer.

Karan Singh (@kvsingh) is co-founder of @Ginger.io, a startup using smartphones to help analyze behavioral health.

James Pyers (@Gobiguy) is a Qualcomm Life mobile computing professional.

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Stephanie Baum

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Stephanie Baum is the East Coast Innovation Reporter for MedCityNews.com. She enjoys covering healthcare startups across health IT, drug development and medical devices and innovations deployed to improve medical care. She graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania and has worked across radio, print and video. She's written for The Christian Science Monitor, Dow Jones & Co. and United Business Media.
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