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MetroConnect Prize Awards Funds to 15 San Diego Companies

MetroConnect Prize Awards Funds to 15 San Diego Companies

WLSA’s Rob McCray and Molly Cogan served on the selecting committee for this year’s San Diego MetroConnect Prize, presented by JP Morgan Chase & Co. The 15 companies, ranging from small to medium, are all looking to further develop business opportunities in the U.K., China, Japan, Germany, Canada, and Australia. The companies are Airstrip, Applied [...]

July 1, 2015 | Reply More
FDA continues on the pathway of smart deregulation of medical devices based on risk assessments

FDA continues on the pathway of smart deregulation of medical devices based on risk assessments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to exempt 120 medical device classes from its premarket notification and review requirements, making it substantially easier for companies to market the devices. – See more at: http://www.raps.org/Regulatory-Focus/News/2015/06/30/22812/FDA-Exempts-120-Medical-Device-Types-from-Most-Regulation/#sthash.FZI2ob5Z.dpuf

July 1, 2015 | Reply More
“American Academy of Pediatrics supports telemedicine, but only if PCP-led”

“American Academy of Pediatrics supports telemedicine, but only if PCP-led”

Rob McCray’s comment on the MobiHealth News article, “American Academy of Pediatrics supports telemedicine, but only if PCP-led”   “Read all about it: ORGANIZED MEDICINE OPPOSES DIRECT CONSUMER ACCESS TO (OTHER) DOCTORS! As a headline this would not be very newsworthy. It is scintillatingly ironic that medical societies, which are responsible for the inefficient fragmented [...]

June 30, 2015 | Reply More
CellTrak Adds New Vice President of Research and Development

CellTrak Adds New Vice President of Research and Development

Health Care Industry Veteran Strengths Senior Leadership Team   June 8th, 2015 Schaumburg, IL  – CellTrak Technologies, the industry leader in mobile health care and service delivery solutions, announced today that Pratik Chakraborty has joined the company as Vice President of Research and Development. An accomplished business and technology leader with an in-depth knowledge of [...]

June 8, 2015 | Reply More
Medical Product Regulation Change [Infographic]

Medical Product Regulation Change [Infographic]

The U.S. is in need of a modernized process for bringing new medical products and drugs to the market. Let’s explore how Open Outcomes Based Regulation could possibly be the next step in innovative healthcare solutions. Share This Infographic On Your Site

May 5, 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
“Effective Use of Mobile Technology from CellTrak® Improves End-of-Life Care for Patients at Grace Hospice”

“Effective Use of Mobile Technology from CellTrak® Improves End-of-Life Care for Patients at Grace Hospice”

The use of CellTrak technology has significantly improved the level of care given to Grace Hospice patients. The consumer centric program they have implemented aims to look beyond just the medicine to focus on the person as a whole. ”Grace Hospice strives to provide levels care that exceeds industry standards in every category. In most cases, [...]

April 29, 2015 | Reply More
Press Release: Sentrian Wins American Telemedicine Association’s Innovation Award for its Remote Patient Intelligence Platform

Press Release: Sentrian Wins American Telemedicine Association’s Innovation Award for its Remote Patient Intelligence Platform

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Sentrian™, the Remote Patient Intelligence™ Company aspiring to eliminate all preventable hospitalization, announced today that the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has named the Sentrian Remote Patient Intelligence platform (Sentrian RPI) the 2015 winner of the association’s President’s Award for Innovation in Remote Health Care. The ATA award is given to [...]

April 24, 2015 | Reply More
In Quest for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, Scandu and Zensor Join Forces to Form Team

In Quest for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, Scandu and Zensor Join Forces to Form Team

It has been announced that medtech company Scandu Inc., and Zensor, have come together to create Team Scandu/Intelesens in hopes of receiving $10 Million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE. This competition sponsored by Qualcomm is a 3.5 year global contest in which teams develop a consumer-focused mobile device. CEO of Scandu, Walter de Brouwer explains, “The challenge [...]

April 15, 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