Games for Health joins with PCHA, HIMSS

Mobile apps and games becoming critical 'adjunct to clinical care management'
By Mike Miliard
10:35 AM
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The Personal Connected Health Alliance and HIMSS are partnering with the Games for Health Project to help increase the role of personal health technology in care delivery, convening clinical leaders and innovators with gamers and game developers.

With the partnership, Portland, Maine-based Games for Health will host activities at both the mHealth Summit and the HIMSS16 Annual Conference as it helps spread the use of gaming technology for disease management, behavior change, physical therapy, biofeedback, epidemiology, cognitive health, nutrition and more.

"Gaming technology is becoming an important addition to social media, wearables and mobile health, as well as an adjunct to clinical care management," said mHealth Summit Director Richard Scarfo, vice president of Personal Connected Health Alliance at HIMSS, in a statement.

Read the full story at mHealth News.