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Dexcom Gets FDA Approval on Apps for Remote Glucose Monitoring

Dexcom Gets FDA Approval on Apps for Remote Glucose Monitoring

“The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first-ever system of mobile medical apps that allow real-time data to be shared between a continuous glucose monitor and mobile devices such as an Apple iPhone. The Dexcom Share Direct Secondary Displays system is the first wireless device that allows caregivers or other designated ‘followers’ [...]

January 26, 2015 | Reply More
CellTrak Names Mark Battaglia as President and CEO

CellTrak Names Mark Battaglia as President and CEO

Mobile-First Care Delivery and Field Force Management Solution Leader
Adds Growth Stage Software and Healthcare IT Experience to Management Team

January 19, 2015 | Reply More
FDA publishes draft guidance on wellness devices, medical device accessories regulation

FDA publishes draft guidance on wellness devices, medical device accessories regulation

The FDA’s draft guidance documents recently published, in compliance with actions outlined in its FDASIA Health IT Report, propose to regulate medical device accessories based on risks they present when used as intended with their parent devices and not regulate products intended only for general wellness. WLSA member company Epstein Becker Green’s health attorney Brad Thompson, [...]

January 16, 2015 | Reply More
Sharecare Announces Strategic Collaboration with HCA

Sharecare Announces Strategic Collaboration with HCA

“Sharecare, a comprehensive online health and wellness engagement platform, today announced at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference a strategic collaboration with HCA (NYSE:HCA) to accelerate innovation through the creation of new patient engagement solutions. HCA also made a financial investment in Sharecare during 2014, and the companies are exploring opportunities to create a joint innovation lab. Financial [...]

January 12, 2015 | Reply More
“Qualcomm announces strategic collaboration with Novartis”

“Qualcomm announces strategic collaboration with Novartis”

“SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, Inc., has been selected by Novartis, a global pharmaceutical leader, as a global digital health collaborator for its Trials of The Future program. Qualcomm Life’s 2net™ Platform will serve as a global connectivity platform for collecting and aggregating medical device data during [...]

January 12, 2015 | Reply More
AmpStrip Wins a best of CES award

AmpStrip Wins a best of CES award

Congrats to AmpStrip (from WLSA member company Fitlinxx) for wining a best of CES award for best start up.

January 9, 2015 | Reply More
Qualcomm announces new connected health collaboration with Walgreens

Qualcomm announces new connected health collaboration with Walgreens

Congrats to WLSA member Qualcomm Life on its partnership with Walgreens!

January 6, 2015 | Reply More
Connected Health and Diabetes

Connected Health and Diabetes

More than 382 million people throughout the world currently live with diabetes.  That number is expected to grow by 55% over the next 20 years.  In the United States alone, nearly 30 million people have diabetes.  Another 86 million Americans have pre-diabetes, putting them at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.  Type 1 diabetics, [...]

December 29, 2014 | Reply More
CellTrakCARES Helps Feed 100 Families this Holiday Season

CellTrakCARES Helps Feed 100 Families this Holiday Season

CellTrakCARES an outreach group from CellTrak Technologies, Inc. is helping 100 families this holiday season. Each year CellTrakCARES works with local charities to physically work with or set a collaborative goal for donations.

December 19, 2014 | Reply More
Diabetes: Apollo Hospitals, Sanofi open sugar clinics

Diabetes: Apollo Hospitals, Sanofi open sugar clinics

“Diabetes management has been taken to the next level through the partnership between Apollo Hospitals and Sanofi to establish 50 Apollo Sugar Clinics, as integrated diabetes care programme that would cater for local and international patients.” – See more at: http://www.vanguardngr.com/2014/12/diabetes-apollo-hospitals-sanofi-open-sugar-clinics/#sthash.lbUwjGMz.dpuf

December 12, 2014 | Reply More