Archive for May, 2011

Summit 2011 Coverage: Wireless Health Opportunity Begins at Conception

Summit 2011 Coverage: Wireless Health Opportunity Begins at Conception

By: Brian Dolan Source: mobihealthnews Earlier this month Rob McCray the President and CEO of the Wireless Life-Sciences Alliance (WLSA) wrote in an editorial piece for MobiHealthNews: “If a device or service can be connected, it should be (under penalty of malpractice, obsolescence and/or customer dissatisfaction). How else will you be able to answer questions [...]

May 31, 2011 More
Member News: Verizon Awards Grant to Expand Wireless Healthcare

Member News: Verizon Awards Grant to Expand Wireless Healthcare

By Priya Lopes Verizon Foundation Awards $100,000 Grant to Sight Savers America to Expand Its School-Based Rural Health Care Program MONTGOMERY, Ala.– The Verizon Foundation on Wednesday (May 18) awarded Sight Savers America a $100,000 grant to expand the use of wireless technology for the organization’s KidCheck Program, a K-12 school-based health initiative that provides [...]

May 25, 2011 More
Rob McCray quoted in article on breakthroughs in medicine

Rob McCray quoted in article on breakthroughs in medicine

‘Revolution is at hand’ for breakthroughs in medicine By Marni Jameson The Orlando Sentinel Someday soon, thanks to advances in medicine, a surgeon will operate on a patient who is not in the same room, but thousands of miles away. Particles that are one-10,000th the thickness of a strand of hair will hurl through bodies [...]

May 24, 2011 More
Summit 2011 Coverage:  I Award Winners Announced

Summit 2011 Coverage: I Award Winners Announced

San Diego, CA – TripleTree announced the winners of the prestigious I Award at the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) Investors Fourm during the sixth annual Convergence Summit in San Diego May 10-12. Following an international call for nominees in March, three winners were selected from more than 100 applicants and 12 finalists. The winners in [...]

May 18, 2011 More
Summit 2011 Coverage:  I Award Winner Phreesia

Summit 2011 Coverage: I Award Winner Phreesia

Phreesia Wins TripleTree I Award for its Innovative Healthcare Solution: The patient check-in company triumphs in a who’s who of top companies in the wireless health sector NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Phreesia was awarded the TripleTree I Award for Operational Effectiveness at the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) Convergence Summit in San Diego, [...]

May 18, 2011 More
Summit 2011 Coverage:  MobiHealthNews on Mobisante & Dr. Topol

Summit 2011 Coverage: MobiHealthNews on Mobisante & Dr. Topol

How handheld devices will cannibalize existing medtech By Brian Dolan, May 12, 2011 Reposted from MobiHealthNews Imaging apps and mobile ultrasound devices are trending this year. Part of what is driving the trend are FDA clearances: MIM Software’s Mobile MIM app became the first diagnostic smartphone app to achieve FDA clearance in early 2011 and [...]

May 12, 2011 More
Summit 2011 Coverage:  I Award Finalist Teladoc

Summit 2011 Coverage: I Award Finalist Teladoc

Teladoc to launch FaceTime consultation apps for physicians By Brian Dolan, May 12, 2011 Reposted from MobiHealthNews This summer telehealth services provider Teladoc plans to launch a group of iPhone and iPad medical apps for physicians that will enable them to collaborate using Apple’s FaceTime videocalling app. Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic announced the company’s plans [...]

May 12, 2011 More
Summit 2011 Coverage:  I Award Winner BodyMedia

Summit 2011 Coverage: I Award Winner BodyMedia

Panasonic TVs to show BodyMedia data By Brian Dolan, May 11, 2011 Reposted from MobiHealthNews At the Wireless Life-Sciences Alliance Convergence Summit this week, BodyMedia CEO Chris Robins told attendees that the company would soon announce a deal with Panasonic to bring real-time results from BodyMedia fitness devices to Panasonic televisions. Robins said the results [...]

May 12, 2011 More
Summit 2011 Coverage:  News from the Wireless Health Summit:  Topol, X Prize, FDA

Summit 2011 Coverage: News from the Wireless Health Summit: Topol, X Prize, FDA

News From the Wireless Health Summit: Topol Plans a Medical School for Techies, the X Prize Plans a Challenge for Trekkies, & FDA Official Shows ‘Telepresence’ Reposted from Xconomy By Bruce V. Bigelow, 5/11/11 Some big names were on the agenda yesterday at the 2011 Convergence Summit, which is being held in a downtown San [...]

May 11, 2011 More
Summit 2011 Coverage:  Expanding Wireless Health Summit Looks to Inform and Change Patient Behavior

Summit 2011 Coverage: Expanding Wireless Health Summit Looks to Inform and Change Patient Behavior

Reposted from Xconomy By Bruce V. Bigelow, May 9, 2011 After years of carefully shepherding San Diego’s emerging mobile health industry, Rob McCray says the sixth annual wireless health convergence summit that begins tomorrow in downtown San Diego isn’t just about “convergence” any more. McCray, who is CEO of the nonprofit Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA), [...]

May 10, 2011 More