Announcement from Paul Sonnier to Wireless Health LinkedIn Group Members

I sent the following announcement to 5,500+ Wireless Health LinkedIn Group Members on April 14, 2011: Dear Wireless Health group members, I want to highlight the recently-announced cross-Atlantic partnership between WLSA and EuMHA. Also, I’d like to invite any group members who are not already connected with me on LinkedIn to please send me an […]

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Announcement from Paul Sonnier to Wireless Health Group: New Role at WLSA

I sent the following announcement to 5,000+ Wireless Health LinkedIn Group Members on March 8, 2011: Dear Wireless Health Group Members, I am thrilled to announce that I have just taken on the role of Vice President, Partner Development at the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance. I want to thank all of you for your encouragement and […]

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Toward an mHealth and Wireless Health Consumer Movement

 I sent the following announcement to 4,600+ Wireless Health LinkedIn Group Members on Jan 06, 2011: Dear Wireless Health Group Members, Thank you for your responses regarding whether or not to pursue the new open group option. The majority opinion is that reaching a wider audience with the mHealth and wireless health message is […]

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Announcement to Wireless Health LinkedIn Group Members (Re Open Groups Option)

I sent the following announcement to 4,400+ Wireless Health LinkedIn Group Members on Dec 22, 2010: Dear Wireless Health group members, LinkedIn has enabled a new “Open Groups” feature, which enables “the world” to see and share our discussions. I’d like to solicit your opinions on the potential value of this (e.g. educating a much […]

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Consumer Engagement for Diabetes Technology: Easier Said Than Done

By David Gruber, M.D., M.B.A.. Healthcare Convergence Associates, Teaneck, New Jersey, gruberd2000@gmail.com    Abstract Direct spending on diabetes, already exceeding $118 billion, is forecast to reach $336 billion in 2034, driven by newly diagnosed cases secondary to an aging, increasingly sedentary, obese population and the advent of comorbidities, particularly cardiovascular complications affecting more than one-third […]

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Wireless Health and mHealth Ecosystem Update – November 27, 2010

I sent the following announcement to 4,100 Wireless Health LinkedIn group members on November 27, 2010: Wireless Health and mHealth Ecosystem Update From my perspective, these are four of the more noteworthy recent items in the global Wireless Health and mHealth ecosystem. (All links go directly to original news sources.) 1 – Industry thought leaders […]

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Wireless Health and mHealth: A Burgeoning Revolution

The following brief overview article that I wrote was published in the San Diego Daily Transcript on Oct 25, 2010 and covered by Neil Versel in an article he wrote for FierceMobileHealthcare: Influence of m-health Comparable to Cars and Transportation. Wireless Health and mHealth: A Burgeoning Revolution   Just as the automobile transformed modern society by providing personalized […]

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Welcome to the Wireless and Mobile Health Tribe!

I’ve often wondered why the Wireless Health group on LinkedIn has grown so rapidly, to such an extent (over 3,300 members as of August 2010), and elicited such incredibly positive and supportive reactions from group members, who represent the key stakeholder groups within the wireless and mobile health ecosystem. It’s clear to me now that […]

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Value Creation: Wireless Health Companies at the Fore

During the annual Wireless-Life Science Alliance’s (WLSA) Investor’s Meeting held in La Jolla, California last week, I had the good fortune to hear a keynote presentation by Terrance Gregg, CEO at San Diego-based DexCom, which produces wearable continuous glucose monitoring devices. Mr Gregg alluded to challenges the company has faced over the course of its […]

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Hype Cycle for Wireless Health

While there are a number of caveats to the bullish market forecasts for wireless health (most notably the dearth of payer reimbursement), the majority of reports seem to indicate that we’re finally at the long-awaited inflection point for the industry. Since this is a very heady time, I got to wondering how much confidence we […]

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