* mHealth has created over 5 billion touch-points throughout current healthcare delivery systems. * Opportunities for social innovation and commercial ventures are abundant due to increased access, quality and availability of information.* mHealth has enabled a shift in focus from patient-centric care to consumer oriented delivery models.* Collaboration and partnerships will be a key tool for mHealth success.
** Shared Vision;* Organizational Capacity;* Subject Matter Expertise;* Complimentary Assets and Collateral; and* Market Reputation. If all of these aspects are not aligned you should reconsider if this is a relationship your organization can afford to invest in.
*Clearly Defined Project Plan:• Roles and responsibilities must be pre-defined• A Project “Champion” should be identified• Multi-Period or Milestone planning is central for future success• Project coordination and timelines• Encourage transparency• Institute “Learning Mechanisms” for organizational growth
* Allow for Opportunity to Pivot: • Provide for specific termination scenarios and include market-based time dissolution procedures; • Consider eliminating any notification requirements, especially for third-party suppliers; • Service Levels must be predetermined, including security, data-storage and HIPAA compliance, including notification requirements; Consider the role of governmental agencies • Marketing material and promotions can lead to FDA involvement…