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TripleTree mentions WLSA’s Rob McCray in Blog

TripleTree mentions WLSA’s Rob McCray in Blog

WLSA’s Rob McCray added to a recent TripleTree blog post: Why ‘Services’ Will Be a Key Enabler of Healthcare Innovation in 2015. “Our colleague Rob McCray at the WLSA agrees, and opined that large health systems and payers are basically services businesses, and that they want to get out of buying components and worrying about how [...]

February 24, 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
Dexcom CGM app ready for Apple Watch launch

Dexcom CGM app ready for Apple Watch launch

According to the MobiHealthNews article, WLSA Member company Dexcom’s continuous glucose monitoring app will be ready when Apple Watch launches. This is another great step in connected health. “Dexcom’s Apple Watch app will be ready to go when the device launches in April, the company told the Wall Street Journal. The app, which will not need to seek [...]

February 9, 2015 | Reply More
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