Convergence Summit 2013 Roundup

May 31, 2013 | Reply More

wlsafloorConvergence Summit 2013 has come to a close, but the conversations connected to the event continue to grow and to evolve.  If you weren’t able to attend, mHealth Zone Live, by our friends at Happtique, recorded the conference. You can catch up on Day 1 here and on Day 2 here. Or you can download coverage from iTunes.

As for journalists writing and talking about Convergence Summit, what follows below is a sample of the coverage the conference received:

San Diego Life Sciences Roundup: Nucelis, Evoke, PharmAkea & More by Bruce V. Bigelow at Xconomy:

“It was a week of diverse news from San Diego’s life sciences community, even with the Memorial Day holiday. From digital health to drug development, and a new center for stem cell imaging, here’s our wrap-up…” Read More

Health Innovation: HealthCamp Meets the Convergence Summit? by Gregg Masters at Health Innovation Broadcast Consortium:

“In a sea of Johnny come lately and often ‘me too’ conferences claiming authoritative standing in the digital health and biotech sector conversations, a voice with earned ‘street cred’ as one of if not the ‘grandaddy of them all’ is the ‘Convergence Summit’ produced by the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA)..” Read More

WLSA panel discusses new mHealth business models by Eric Wicklund, Editor at mHIMSS:

“What’s the ideal business plan for an entrepreneur looking to get into the digital health space? Apparently, there isn’t one. This isn’t shocking news, according to presenters at the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance’s 8th Annual Convergence Summit, being held Wednesday and Thursday in San Diego. Their advice? Patience is a requirement, not a virtue, and…” Read More

WLSA attendees launch Catalyst Initiative by Eric Wicklund, Editor at mHIMSS:

“The healthcare app sandbox just got a little friendlier. Ten organizations with considerable interest in the digital health landscape have joined forces to collaborate on a platform that would make it easier for app developers – and, eventually, healthcare providers – to launch programs using different apps…” Read More 

iAwards winners announced today at WLSA by Donna Cusano at Telehealth & Telecare Aware:

“TripleTree’s iAwards were announced this afternoon (US) at the finale of this year’s Wireless-Life Science Alliance’s (WLSA) annual Convergence Summit. From a field of 12–AgaMatrix, AliveCor,  Asthmapolis, Carenet Healthcare Services, CareTicker, Change Healthcare, Cyracom…” Read More


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