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Medical Device Class Registration

Medical Device Class Registration

Registering a medical device with the FDA requires specific determinations for the exact class in which a medical device belongs. If you are an owner or operator of an establishment or facility that produces and/or distributes medical devices, healthcare apps, or healthcare software for use in the United States, you are required to establish yourself [...]

September 1, 2015 | Reply More
Why Startups are Better Off in the U.S. than the U.K.

Why Startups are Better Off in the U.S. than the U.K.

This article succinctly describes the comparative disadvantages for healthcare startups in digital and connected health operating under the U.K.’s National Health Service compared with the more extensive opportunities inn the U.S.  In short, “To sell to the NHS, a vendor must first become an approved supplier by getting on one of the lists the government [...]

August 17, 2015 | Reply More
Improve Your Health: Track Your Lifestyle to Extend your Life

Improve Your Health: Track Your Lifestyle to Extend your Life

The good majority of us are not doctors.   We don’t wear white coats, stethoscopes nor did we attend medical school. But don’t be discouraged, there is hope.   With the rise of health tracking technology, the average person has an easy time of keeping tabs on their personal health data. The quality of sleep you’re getting, [...]

August 6, 2015 | Reply More
TripleTree Blog: “Connected Health is the Rx for Healthcare Innovation”

TripleTree Blog: “Connected Health is the Rx for Healthcare Innovation”

By Scott Donahue and Spencer Evenson “TripleTree has been evangelizing Connected Health’s impact in the broader healthcare landscape for years.  We continue to use our sponsorship of the WLSA and our iAwards program to not only recognize Connected Health’s brightest innovators, but also keep a close eye on developing trends and technologies.” Read the full blog here!

July 15, 2015 | Reply More
Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Skin Cancer Awareness Month

With skin cancer being the most common cancer in the United States, it is vital that awareness be raised surrounding this potentially fatal, yet preventable, disease. Skin cancer is mainly caused by ultraviolet(UV) radiation from the sun. This UV radiation is also found in tanning booths and sunlamps. There are multiple different types of skin [...]

May 5, 2015 | Reply More
Making stronger connections for better population health

Making stronger connections for better population health

By: Terry Edwards, CEO and Founder, PerfectServe, WLSA Member   We live in a time of quick and constant communication, where you can share a photo of your meal with millions of people even faster than you can take a bite. Despite the ease of communication in our everyday lives, as an industry, we in [...]

April 8, 2015 | Reply More
Alcohol Awareness Month: Stay Informed with Digital Health

Alcohol Awareness Month: Stay Informed with Digital Health

By Devon Tolliver, Manager, Marketing and Member Communications The relationship between humans and alcohol is a complicated one. From prohibition to MTV’s spring break, American society has reached extremes on the alcohol-related spectrum.  This has led to countless studies and an entire month dedicated to the awareness of issues concerning alcohol. Though moderate alcohol use [...]

April 1, 2015 | Reply More
Shouldn’t doctors be advocates for connective health technologies?

Shouldn’t doctors be advocates for connective health technologies?

Health care professionals have a duty to advocate for their patients.  This is a fundamental principle to the sacred relationship between a doctor and patient.  Shouldn’t Doctors also be advocates for connective health technologies that best serve their patients?  As unlikely as that sounds given the multitude of distractions facing clinicians, it would be a [...]

March 11, 2015 | Reply More
Did you really leave your personal health record in the cab?

Did you really leave your personal health record in the cab?

In the 1990’s, who would have thought that by 2015 most of your sensitive health records might be stored on the mobile phone in your pocket.  If you thought you were afraid of leaving your smartphone behind in the cab before, imagine how much you store on your mobile devices today that is protected by [...]

February 11, 2015 | Reply More
TripleTree’s Thoughts on the Impacts of Medicare’s Shift to Alternative Payment Models

TripleTree’s Thoughts on the Impacts of Medicare’s Shift to Alternative Payment Models

WLSA member company, TripleTree has posted a great blog on the impacts of medicare’s shift to alternative payment models. Read the blog below and visit TripleTree’s website to read additional healthcare and connected health blogs.  “Many heads turned to Washington late last month when the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) laid out a [...]

February 10, 2015 | Reply More