WLSA President and CEO, Robert B. McCray was recently interviewed by Gregg Masters and Dr. Pat Salber on This Week in Health Innovation, a part of the Blogtalkradio Network. Listen to the broadcast, below:
PAMSys™ sensor with Vitalbeat™ patient personalized mobile monitoring platform poised to revolutionize physical therapy, rehabilitation, diabetes care, orthopedics, and elderly care
Panel Discussion of The Engaged Health Consumer to Highlight WLSA’s Eighth Annual Convergence Summit on Mobile Health
SAN DIEGO – May 2, 2013 – The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) said today that a panel discussion titled “The Engaged Health Consumer” will highlight its eighth annual Convergence Summit on May 28-30 at the Omni San Diego Hotel. The panel will bring together four distinguished leaders in the connected health movement.
Carlsbad, CA – April 26, 2013 – Aventyn an innovative provider of core to cloud secure connected clinical information solutions for remote patient monitoring and chronic disease management services was recognized as the 2013 BritWeek UKTI Business Innovation award winner in the Service Provision category. Virgin Atlantic presented the fourth annual BritWeek UKTI Business Innovation [...]
With my colleague Don Jones, I started working on the convergence of wireless and healthcare in 2000 through some work with Qualcomm. We created the WLSA in 2005 in order to bring the technology, consumer and entertainment sectors into healthcare. Our first Convergence Summit was held in 2006 and one of our highlighted companies was BodyMedia, represented by co-founder and then CEO Astro Teller, who is now at Google.
Love it or hate it, healthcare reform is here to stay. But the healthcare crisis in this country is far from over. While reform focuses primarily on providing healthcare coverage to 32 million uninsured Americans, the core problem remains: controlling costs and improving quality.
Isansys Lifecare announces next-stage funding to speed in-hospital wireless patient monitoring to whole patient populations
Technology Strategy Board and private investors help fund widescale hospital deployments of Isansys Patient Status Engine and extension to paediatric use Abingdon, United Kingdom, April 9th 2013 – Isansys Lifecare Limited, the provider of complete real-time physiological patient data services and systems, today announces that it has closed a major funding round with Isle of [...]
Hospitals and doctors will soon share all medical information securely in real-time with each other and all patients, including patient-provided heart rates and blood sugar levels. Many U.S. doctors will stop using obsolete fax and phone units to forward patient records to a referral specialist by the end of 2014 – they will use secure mobile or text messaging instead. Mobile health apps will not be toys: they will contain your entire medical record.
Eighth Annual WLSA Convergence Summit Focuses on Moving from Innovation to Adoption Event Will Foster Collaboration Across Ecosystem to Spur Connected Health Technology Implementation SAN DIEGO – March 12, 2013 – The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) will convene its eighth annual Wireless Health Convergence Summit May 28-30 at San Diego’s Omni Hotel, an event [...]
Triple Tree releases latest report on what we call the “Engaged Consumer” – learn how consumers are taking absorbing information and becoming more responsible for their health and wellness.