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.
June 12, 2013: 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET.
The Emerging Consumer Market for Connected Health Solutions – Market demand is increasing along with expectations for controlling cost and the use of the data. Connected health fitness, remote monitoring, and diagnostics tools are helping consumers reduce their costs and reliance on traditional healthcare models by allowing them to better manage their health outside of the doctor’s office. Learn about the need and opportunities for consumer-driven connected health products from several successful cutting edge companies.
Thoughts from Rob McCray: There is some encouraging news about consumer choices in a recent study conducted by the Hudson Institute. As reported by the Wall Street Journal “The study found that restaurants that increased lower-calorie servings experienced an average 5.5% increase in same-store sales. That compared with a 5.5% decrease among chains selling fewer [...]
WLSA is proud to be a strategic partner with Sharecare on the 2013 Health Makers 250 video series which features many of the nations’ top thought leaders in health and wellness, particularly fellow WLSA members and friends such as Walter De Brouwer, co-Founder and CEO of Scanadu; Alan Portela, CEO of AirStrip Technologies; Dr. Molly Coye, UCLA’s Chief Innovation Officer; Dr. Jay Sanders, CEO of The Global Telemedicine Group; and Dr. Lionel Tarrassenko, DPhil, Professor of Electrical Engineering at Oxford. Many well-known leaders such as Dr. Mehmet Oz, Deepak Chopra and Dr. Mike Roizen also appear to share the latest thinking on the direction of healthcare. WLSA continues to help identify and include some of the lesser-known individuals who are shaping health and wellness and we ask you to watch the video series (and check back often) to hear interviews from these impressive innovators!
The company that first delivered a mobile health application to hundreds of thousands of doctors’ pocket was Epocrates. The device was a Palm Pilot (mobile not wireless) and the app was essentially the Physicians Desk Reference. Physician adoption of this free service that helped prescribers to avoid mistakes (e.g. Drug interactions and allergic reactions) represents [...]
Sharecare and the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance Join Forces to Advance Connected Health Innovations
As Digital Health Leaders Gather at the mHealth Summit, Partnership Advances Awareness of Mobile and Wireless Health Technologies Atlanta, GA – December 3, 2012 – Aligned in their commitment to improve people’s health locally and globally, Sharecare and the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) today announced a strategic partnership to collaborate on interactive initiatives [...]
Why consumers must take charge if connected health is to achieve its promise. For the past 50 years, lives have been extended in industrialized societies but in the past 20 years rates of obesity and certain chronic diseases have skyrocketed in rich and poor countries. The prime culprit seems to be behavior-driven damage to our [...]
WLSA wants to share a timely article about the wireless and health app industry with you. ‘MobiHealthNews: British tech company courts carmakers for heart monitor seats
WLSA wants to share a timely article about the wireless and health app industry with you. ‘MobiHealthNews: Tapping body heat to power monitoring devices
WLSA wants to share a timely article about the wireless and health app industry with you. ‘MobiHealthNews: CitiSense aims to improve air quality data with wearable sensors