Mobile Future

Digital Health: The Intersection of Innovation and Healthcare

This webinar examines how wireless apps and services can help advance health and the healthcare system.


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Digital health apps and services that deliver instructional videos, checklists and contact information to patients show the limitless potential of mobile innovation.   Wireless technology and mobile entrepreneurs play an important role for the healthcare industry, and there are no signs of a slowdown as more health-conscious Americans, patients, doctors, and caregivers increasingly embrace mobile tools to improve patient outcomes and our overall quality of life.

  • There are more than 40,000 health related apps available
  • Venture capitalists are investing three-quarters of a billion dollars in early stage mobile health apps and devices
  • 60% of Americans under 35 use their smartphones to track diet and exercise

This webinar puts the spotlight on:

  • Wireless technology’s increasing importance in the healthcare system
  • How investments are keeping mobile at the forefront
  • The role of government agencies and policymakers in advancing digital health technology
  • The policies needed to allow new innovations to flourish


Doug Naegele, President, Infield Health

Doug founded Infield in 2009 and today handles technology creation as well as new partner development for the company. Infield sits at the intersection of healthcare and mobile technology and brings relevant, actionable health information straight to patient’s mobile phones. Previously, Doug has worked as a scientist / drug inventor with Vertex Pharmaceuticals and a financier of health centers for aging populations.  Doug earned an MBA from The George Washington University and a Bachelor’s from Harvard University.

 Jonathan Spalter, Chair, Mobile Future

Jonathan Spalter has a long track record building innovative technology, mobile, internet, and research companies in the U.S, Asia/Pacific, and Europe.  He founded the independent investment research company, Public Insight, and was CEO of Snocap, the digital music technology company founded by the creators of Napster. He has held senior management roles at the Paris headquarters of Vivendi Universal, the global media and telecommunications group, where he was group senior vice president in charge of the company’s public policy and external affairs teams, served as executive vice president of business development and strategy for Vivendi Universal Net, and CEO of company affiliate Atmedica Worldwide. Jonathan recently testified before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing on mobile healthcare apps.

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