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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

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
Why Wireless Health Matters by Robert B. McCray

Why Wireless Health Matters by Robert B. McCray

Healthcare “systems” are broken in the developing world and non-existent for billions of the planet’s residents.  The United States spends far more on health care than other countries yet we still rank at or near the bottom of industrialized nations’ health outcomes. One study indicates that outcomes are actually worse in communities with higher Medicare [...]

March 8, 2012 | Reply More
SDDT Interview with Qualcomm Life’s Rick Valencia

SDDT Interview with Qualcomm Life’s Rick Valencia

Qualcomm Life chief tasked with growing wireless health care market By PADMA NAGAPPAN, The Daily Transcript Tuesday, January 31, 2012 A native Southern Californian who was raised in Los Angeles and Palmdale, Rick Valencia watched his mother launch her own real estate loan business while he was in high school. Valencia followed in her footsteps, launching [...]

January 30, 2012 | 1 Reply More

Is That Car a Medical Device?

Is That Car a Medical Device? by Daniel R. Matlis. As wireless technology began converging with Health Care and consumer devices, the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) was organized to bring together business leaders and researchers in Healthcare and Technology. WLSA’s mission is to improve access to affordable high quality healthcare, globally, by accelerating innovation in [...]

November 20, 2011 | Reply More

WLSA urges FDA for wireless health innovation in Mobile Medical Applications Guidance

October 18, 2011 Mr. Bakul Patel Policy Advisor Center for Devices and Radiological Health Food and Drug Administration 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 66, Rm. 5456 Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002 Dear Bakul: The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (“WLSA”) thanks you for the opportunity to respond to the Notice of Availability (“NOA”) published by the U.S. Food [...]

November 8, 2011 | Reply More