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Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance Unveils ‘Connected Health World’

Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance Unveils ‘Connected Health World’

The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) today announced the launch of Connected Health World, an online portal through which healthcare industry and government representatives, clinicians, academics and others can share and obtain timely information about products, services and opportunities in the wireless health ecosystem.

October 31, 2012 | Reply More
CNN: How the Cell Phone Can Improve Healthcare

CNN: How the Cell Phone Can Improve Healthcare

WLSA wants to share a timely article about the mobile health (mHealth) industry with you. Nadim Mahmud, the co-founder of Medic Mobile, a nonprofit organization that seeks to utilize innovative mobile health tools to help communities in developing countries was recently featured in a special article written for CNN.

October 2, 2012 | Reply More

FOX Business: Just What the Doctor Ordered: Medical Apps to Improve Care, Health

WLSA wants to share a timely article about the mobile health (mHealth) industry with you. FOX Business has featured WLSA members QualcommLife, Happtique, Zeo and BodyMedia in an article. Read the article, here.

October 1, 2012 | Reply More

Nokia Sensing X CHALLENGE

By Robert B. McCray Robert is President and CEO of the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance. What can the health care industry learn from Hollywood? Can we use the power of technology and persuasion to empower consumers to take more responsibility for their own health? Can technology and knowledge of human behavior overcome the health problems that [...]

July 25, 2012 | Reply More

WLSA’s Convergence Summit: Is The Healthcare Revolution Here Yet?

To borrow a punchline from a recent television advertisement, new wireless technology in healthcare is so 42 seconds ago. The technology is out there, being tested and used, said Robert McCray, president and chief executive officer of the Wireless Life Sciences Alliance. Speaking before close to 300 people on the first day of the WLSA’s [...]

June 4, 2012 | Reply More

FDA is Heading in Right Direction Now

Written By Padma Nagappan, as retrieved 06/04/12 One of the panels at the recently concluded WLSA Convergence Summit in San Diego focused on how things have changed within the last five years and whether the guidelines the FDA issued last year for devices helps provide clarity in navigating the choppy waters of clearance. The panel featured two [...]

June 4, 2012 | Reply More

Nokia Joins X Prize in $2.25M Wireless Health “Sensing Challenge”

When the X Prize Foundation’s Peter Diamandis took the stage in San Diego this morning at the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) annual convergence summit, he said it was the perfect audience for announcing the foundation’s newest competition—the “Nokia Sensing X Challenge.” The challenge, organized through a partnership with the Finnish wireless device manufacturer, is offering a total pool of [...]

June 4, 2012 | Reply More

Wireless Health Summit Showcases Incentive Prizes as Tool for Change

About 275 technologists and healthcare industry executives are gathering in downtown San Diego tomorrow as the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) convenes its Seventh Annual Convergence Summit at the Grand Hyatt. “The overarching theme of the summit this year is ‘How do we move from innovation to institutional and personal adoption of the tools and technologies for wireless health?’” [...]

June 4, 2012 | Reply More

Wireless Health Care Firms Searching For Market Inroads

Conference tackles adoption hurdles for emerging wireless health technology Written by Mike Freeman, as retrieved 06/04/12. Sensors, apps, big data analytics software and other technology underpinning the wireless health care industry is fast becoming ready for prime time. But getting this technology widely used by doctors and patients – as well as paid for by insurers [...]

June 4, 2012 | Reply More
WLSA PepsiCo Tests the Wireless Health Waters

WLSA PepsiCo Tests the Wireless Health Waters

Venture capitalists have begun to see interest in leveraging wireless healthcare technology from different quarters, including Starbucks, Procter & Gamble, retailers and even PepsiCo. Explaining why PepsiCo was participating at the WLSA Convergence Summit in San Diego this Wednesday, Physic Ventures partner Andy Donner said the company wants to drive growth through innovation, and wireless [...]

May 29, 2012 | Reply More