Summit 2011 Coverage: I Award Winners Announced

May 18, 2011 More

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 each of the three categories are:

Best Consumer Experience
Pittsburgh, PA, for their wearable body monitoring device that helps consumers understand energy expenditure, sleep quality and physical activity.

Best Clinical Applicability
Cambridge, UK, for its wireless physiological monitor for couples suffering from infertility.

Best Operational Efficiency
New York, NY for their wireless touch-screen mobile tablet for patient self-service check in.

Award applicants were asked to articulate how their solution addresses one or more healthcare challenges with the goal of reducing costs and improving outcomes in three categories.
“We were overwhelmed with the quality of the applicants and range of solutions for this year’s I Award. Each of the twelve finalists brought great energy and perspective to Convergence Summit agenda and reinforce the relevance of how wireless and mobile solutions are transforming healthcare,” says Chris Hoffmann, senior director and chief marketing officer of TripleTree, which sponsors the I Awards and is a co-founding member of the WLSA.

Previous I Award winners include: GreatCall-Jitterbug; IntelliDOT (CISCO); Proteus Biomedical; Calgary Scientific; CellTrak Technologies; and Zeo.

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