Robert Jarrin's bio:

Robert Jarrin is a Senior Director of Government Affairs for Qualcomm Incorporated. He is based in Washington, D.C. and represents Qualcomm on U.S. domestic regulatory matters relating to wireless health and life sciences.

Jarrin’s areas of responsibility include federal wireless health policy, healthcare legislative affairs, FDA regulatory oversight of converged medical devices, FCC mobile health efforts, CMS telehealth reimbursement and ONC regulation of health information technology.

Externally, Jarrin is a member of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Mobile Initiatives (mHIMSS) Advisory Council, leads the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Policy A-Team on Telehealth and Meaningful Use, is the U.S. Chair for the European-American Business Council (EABC) eHealth Policy Group, and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of Medical Automation. He also served for three years as Co-Chair of the U.S. Policy Working Group for the Continua Health Alliance, and is seated on the Board of Directors for Vida Senior Centers, the oldest Latino non-profit organization in the District of Columbia.

In June 2012, Jarrin was asked by FCC Chairman Genachowski to help lead a task force that is currently studying how best to accelerate the proliferation of mobile health (mHealth) technologies. In September 2012, this task force prepared and presented the FCC with a formal report detailing material findings, concrete recommendations and actionable goals for the FCC and other federal agencies.

Prior to joining Qualcomm, Jarrin worked as a Manager of Strategic Partnerships for Ericsson Wireless Communications, served as a Law Clerk in the White House Office of Counsel to President Clinton and also served as a Law Clerk and subsequent Consultant in the U.S. Department of Justice to Attorney General Janet Reno.

Jarrin frequently lectures on mHealth and medical device regulations for the George Washington University Health Policy Department and the Case Western Reserve University, Case School of Engineering.

Jarrin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland at College Park and a Juris Doctorate from Northeastern University School of Law.

Disclosure: Mr. Jarrin has no relevant relationships to report.

Robert Jarrin's posts:

Innovations in Connected Health: In Search of the Tricorder

November 6, 2012 | | Posted in Conference Abstracts,Resources

Health care diagnostic companies have yet to embrace the universe of ubiquitous wireless connectivity. There are a [MORE]

Innovations in Wireless and Mobile Health Technologies: In Search of the Tricorder

Innovative wireless health information technologies are enabling health products and services unlike ever before.  More and more wireless solutions are [MORE]