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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
World AIDS Day 2014: How Will You Make a Difference?

World AIDS Day 2014: How Will You Make a Difference?

World AIDS Day is held every year on December 1. Since 1988, the day has presented an opportunity to commemorate those who have passed away from AIDS, raise funds for research, and spread awareness about the disease through digital marketing, social media, and other technologies designed to connect, engage, and educate the public. To date, [...]

December 1, 2014 | Reply More
Premier, Inc. introduces mobile app that lets healthcare providers and suppliers instantly access product pricing

Premier, Inc. introduces mobile app that lets healthcare providers and suppliers instantly access product pricing

Premier, Inc., a healthcare improvement company with an alliance of 3,000 U.S. hospitals and 10,000 other providers, recently introduced PremierConnect Price Lookup, a mobile app that lets healthcare providers and contracted suppliers instantly and securely access product pricing on all types of purchasing contacts. The app contains data for about 6.75 million items from over [...]

June 26, 2014 | Reply More
Darma creates smartphone-linked posture-sensing seat cushion

Darma creates smartphone-linked posture-sensing seat cushion

Digital health company Darma hopes to help people improve their sitting posture with a smartphone-linked cushion. The cushion contains one millimeter-thick fiber optic sensors that read user movements and detect heart rate, stress level, and respiration. This information is then sent via a companion app to the user’s smartphone. The app will warn  users when [...]

June 25, 2014 | Reply More
WATCH: Boomer Summit: A Conversation with Robert McCray

WATCH: Boomer Summit: A Conversation with Robert McCray

Rob McCray was a speaker at the 2014 Boomer Summit in San Diego, CA where he was interviewed by Gregg Masters. The conversation covers healthcare, technology, and the boomer consumer. Join us at the 2014 Convergence Summit! May 15-16, 2014 in San Diego, CA.

April 30, 2014 | Reply More
Calgary Scientific’s ResolutionMD receives FDA clearance for mobile diagnosis on all modalities; CEO Byron Osing to speak at Convergence Summit

Calgary Scientific’s ResolutionMD receives FDA clearance for mobile diagnosis on all modalities; CEO Byron Osing to speak at Convergence Summit

Calgary Scientific Inc., a company known for creating innovative technology for the medical industry, recently announced their Class II clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration. Their enterprise image-viewing solution, ResolutionMD, is now cleared for diagnosis on mobile devices for all imaging modalities. ResolutionMD allows doctors seamless and secure image access from multiple [...]

April 9, 2014 | Reply More
Top Down Technology Needs Bottoms Up Demand

Top Down Technology Needs Bottoms Up Demand

The following article, by Rob McCray, President & CEO, WLSA, has been used as the forward to the book, “mHealth Innovation” from HiMSS Books.  Are you attending HiMSS 2014 Annual Conference? Stop by the bookstore in Lobby C and pick up your copy or purchase it online at http://ebooks.himss.org/product/mhealth-innovation.   What is the state of mHealth?  When will [...]

February 24, 2014 | Reply More
New WLSA Member, Persistent Systems!

New WLSA Member, Persistent Systems!

Persistent is a global company specializing in software product and technology innovation. For more than two decades, we have partnered closely with pioneering start-ups, innovative enterprises and the world’s largest technology brands. We have utilized our fine-tuned product engineering processes to develop best-in-class solutions for customers in technology, telecommunication, life science, healthcare, banking, and consumer [...]

July 15, 2013 | Reply More
WLSA congratulates Scanadu for raising $10 million on Indiegogo!

WLSA congratulates Scanadu for raising $10 million on Indiegogo!

The Indiegogo campaign will run for an additional 30 days. Last week, Scanadu passed the $1M milestone on Indiegogo. Given the current pace of funding on Indiegogo, Scanadu is confident it will become the most funded campaign in Indiegogo history. They are just $200k short now and with the extension believe they can get there.

June 25, 2013 | Reply More
WLSA would like to welcome one of our newest members, Tictrac!

WLSA would like to welcome one of our newest members, Tictrac!

Tictrac is a consumer health platform that syncs any piece of data you create about yourself online, into a personalized health dashboard.  We create visualizations of this data that allow you to learn about yourself and make lifestyle changes that improve your health. Tictrac looks for correlations in lifestyle data by syncing with over 50 health and fitness services from blood [...]

June 18, 2013 | Reply More