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WellDoc Communications ("WellDoc"), incorporated in 2005, is a healthcare company
that utilizes technology-based solutions to improve chronic disease management outcomes
and systematically reduce healthcare costs. Founded by clinicians, WellDoc
understands chronic disease management: it is focused on simplifying the way chronic disease is managed through a collaborative,
life-changing approach that breaks down the barriers of engagement and
treatment adherence through real-time actionable information - for all stakeholders in the
medical ecosystem. WellDoc's cell phone and web-based system empowers patients
to take control of their disease and enables physicians to optimize patient therapies by
providing physicians with analyzed patient data and suggested treatment plans.
1501 St. Paul Street, Suite 118, Baltimore, MD 21202
Tel: (443) 692-3100, Fax: (443) 692-3099, Website: www.welldoc-communications.com
Tel: +44 1223 420024
Cambridge Consultants develops breakthrough products, creates and licenses intellectual property, and provides business consultancy in technology critical issues for clients worldwide. For nearly 50 years, the company has helped turn business opportunities into commercial successes, whether launching first-to-market products, entering new markets or expanding existing markets through the introduction of new technologies.
With a team of over 300 engineers, designers, scientists and consultants in Cambridge, UK and Cambridge, Massachusetts, Cambridge Consultants offers solutions across a range of industries including medical technology, industrial and consumer products, transport and wireless communications.
CardioNet, a pioneer in wireless medicine, is the leading provider of mobile cardiovascular telemetry services. CardioNet's flagship wireless solution, Mobile Cardiac Outpatient TelemetryTM (MCOTTM), provides beat-to-beat analysis, and automatic detection and transmission of ECG data for arrhythmia diagnosis and monitoring for treatment efficacy. CardioNet MCOT was proven to be nearly three times more effective at detecting clinically significant arrhythmias than Loop event monitors. CardioNet plans to expand current technology to adjacent cardiac segments and leverage technology platform and infrastructure for new therapeutic and diagnostic modalities.
Aaron Goldmuntz, Director, Business Development
Tel: (610) 729-7039
*CETstream* is a collection of state-of-the-art video systems, with accompanying services, designed to help people communicate, educate and train via streaming rich media without incurring unnecessary travel. Organizations create their own video training seminars, complete with slide presentations and downloadable handouts, and instantly deliver them through the Internet to employees, clients and other audiences around the globe. www.cetstream.net
Diversinet Corp. is a leading provider of secure application platforms for the mobile world utilizing wireless authentication and access solutions that secure the personal identity, transactions and data of consumers over almost any mobile phone or handheld device. Diversinet's reliable, end-to-end MobiSecure Wallet and Vault products provide global, secure and cost effective applications to mobilize personal health records, financial services transactions and identity protection management. In the healthcare space the product is marketed as AllOne Mobile.
SVP Business Development
416.756.2324 x 272
Forrester Research Inc.
Forrester Research, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) is an independent research company that provides pragmatic and forward-thinking advice to global leaders in business and technology. Forrester works with professionals in 19 key roles at major companies providing proprietary research, consumer insight, consulting, events, and peer-to-peer executive programs. For more than 25 years, Forrester has been making IT, marketing, and technology industry leaders successful every day. For more information, visit www.forrester.com.
Liz Boehm, Forrester Research
Tel: (617) 613-6000
GenerationOne leverages advanced technologies and clinical decision support to mobilize care management. The GenerationOne Mobile Health Solution connects consumers with anytime/anywhere guidance and support to help manage chronic conditions and make healthier lifestyle choices. By enabling real-time interventions and encouraging improved compliance with prescribed therapies, our solution delivers improved efficiencies and reduced costs. Built upon a flexible technology platform and delivered across a dedicated nationwide voice and data network, the GenerationOne solution can be launched as a new program or integrated into existing health management programs. By packaging sophisticated technologies into simple, easy-to-use tools that fit seamlessly into consumers’ daily lives, GenerationOne has established a new paradigm in preventive healthcare.
119 Washington Ave., Suite 401, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Tel: 305-538-2777 Email: Info@generationone.com
GrandCare Systems provides a remote communication and monitoring system for active, independent residents, their families, and professional caregivers, by combining the Internet with a TV, activity sensors and tele-health devices. Caregivers login to send communications, assess wellness, and set conditions for receiving email and phone alerts. Residents watch TV to view pictures, emails, reminders, appointments, headlines, and trivia. With an optional touch screen, residents can control communications, play games, and employ other online features. GrandCare encourages us all to "Age Responsibly" by maintaining cognition, charting wellness, and staying in touch with loved ones who still need us.
Laura Mitchell, Business Development
2412 W. Washington St., West Bend, WI 53095
Informatics Corporation of America
Informatics Corporation of America (ICA) was established to take innovative technology developed by practicing physicians and informatics professionals at Vanderbilt Medical Center to the broader healthcare market. Its flexible architecture integrates legacy systems to provide a comprehensive clinical view of patient records within Integrated Delivery Systems and Health Information Exchanges/Regional Health Information Organizations. Today, ICA is unmatched in its ability to deliver a cost-effective, proven solution that not only leverages complete data across clinical settings to aid decision-making and improve patient outcomes, but also utilizes real-time clinical information when and where it is needed. Visit www.icainformatics.com
LifeShirt® by Vivometrics
LifeShirt® by VivoMetrics, Inc. enables healthcare professionals and researchers to collect laboratory-quality physiological data from patients in the real-world settings where they live and work. A lightweight, non-invasive "smart garment," LifeShirt continuously monitors vital life-sign functions such as ECG and respiration in context with body position, activity level and temperature to create the most complete remote picture of a patient's health status available today. Research and clinical trials using LifeShirt has been conducted at over 300 leading institutions across a wide range of disease states, including sleep disordered breathing, CHF, COPD, and cystic fibrosis.
Gretchen Garnett, Marketing Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Net Motion Wireless
NetMotion Wireless is a software company that enables organizations to maximize the productivity of their mobile workforces. The company's flagship solution, Mobility XE, allows mobile workers to maintain and optimize mobile data connections as they move in and out of wireless coverage areas and roam between networks. Mobility XE mobile VPN software resolves today's key mobile deployment challenges including coverage gaps and interruptions; inter-network roaming; performance issues and network security. Over 1,300 organizations worldwide rely on NetMotion everyday. NetMotion has been named one of the country's 50 fastest growing wireless companies and has earned over 25 industry awards for its outstanding technology.
Proximiti Communications focuses on applications and services for the medical industry. Proximiti is pleased to announce the introduction of "Patient Assistance Manager" (PAM). PAM is a communications engine that automatically configures individual messages, delivers those messages via phone, cell phone, text message, and e-mail, collects the responses from patients, analyzes those responses, sends alarms for those responses needing follow up to designated parties, and also provides complete reports on activity. Organizations design applications quickly with PAM, there is no equipment or communications infrastructure required, and at only a few cents per message, PAM is extremely cost effective for many applications.
Silicon & Software Systems Ltd
Silicon & Software Systems (S3) is recognized as a leading provider of a comprehensive range of architecture, design, development and system integration services to Telehealth and Telecare organizations specifically in the areas of:
Soligie offers ISO 9001:13485 certified Design and Manufacturing Services using proprietary roll-to-roll "printed electronics" for interactive packaging, drug delivery, electrodes and other medical markets. The products we produce for our customers utilize layers of printed, electronically functional materials such as conductive silver, silver-chloride and carbon inks as well as dielectric, active and reactive materials. With these and other materials Soligie can produce thin and flexible components such as interconnects, batteries and displays with sensors and transistors currently in development. The combination of these thin and flexible components is ideal for use in the fabrication of smart, disposable BAN patches.
8647 Eagle Creek Pkwy
Savage, MN 55378
Wipro (NYSE:WIT, www.wipro.com) is a global provider of Consulting, IT Services, Outsourced R&D, Infrastructure Outsourcing and Business Process Services. We specialize in delivering 360 (degree) technology-driven business solutions that meet the strategic objectives of our clients. With over 25 years in the information technology business, we are the pioneers in the remote delivery of services, and have relentlessly innovated to provide a comprehensive range of integrated services. We are headquartered in Bangalore, India and our revenues for the last four quarters was in excess of $5 billion and our market capitalization on New York Stock Exchange is currently in excess of $18 billion.
Manimaran R., General Manager, Medical Devices, Wipro Technologies
Tel: +91-9845027267 Email: email@example.com
Additional Sponsors To Be Announced
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Seattle Airport Marriott
3201 S.176th St. Seattle, WA 98188
To secure your hotel accommodations, reservations must be made directy with the Marriott; please call 1-800-627-7468 or 206-241-2000 and mention "TCBI" to receive the discounted group rate of $168 plus tax for single/double. The discounted rate applies only for June 21st and 22nd. You must make your hotel reservations by June 8, 2009 in order to secure the discounted rate; after this date, the rate may increase or rooms may sell out. To make your hotel reservations online, please click here.
Transportation to Downtown Seattle
Transportation to/from downtown Seattle has been arranged for June 21st and 22nd. This shuttle service is complimentary to conference participants staying at the Seattle Airport Marriott. On Sunday, June 21st, departures every half hour from the hotel to Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle will be from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (approximate times). Return shuttles will leave Pike Place Market in downtown Seattle every half hour from 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm (approximate times). On Monday, June 22nd, departures from the Hotel to the Seattle Waterfront in downtown Seattle, will be from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm (approximate times).
Return shuttles will leave the Seattle Waterfront in downtown Seattle every half hour from 10:00 pm to 11:30 pm (approximate times). For additional information on the Pike Place Market and the Seattle Waterfront, please click here. To reserve your place on the shuttle, please email email@example.com and include the name of conference participant(s), guestroom reservation number(s) and preferred departure and return times.
ANHIX is a not-for-profit organization for individuals that have an interest in Alberta's Health Informatics, Healthcare Technology and Information Management industry. The 100 plus ANHIX members include individuals from health organizations including health authorities, provincial agencies, provincial government, and the private sector.
The members of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (www.aahsa.org) help millions of individuals and their families every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services that people need, when they need them, in the place they call home. Our 5,800 member organizations, many of which have served their communities for generations, offer the continuum of aging services: adult day services, home health, community services, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care retirement communities and nursing homes. AAHSA's commitment is to create the future of aging services through quality people can trust.
The Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies that can improve the aging experience. CAST is a Program of AAHSA, www.aahsa.org
CAST has four focus areas:
1. Driving a global vision of how technologies can improve the quality of life for seniors while reducing health care costs;
2. Accelerating technology research and development through pilot evaluations with seniors;
3. Advocating to remove barriers to the rapid commercialization of proven solutions; and
4. Promoting dialogue about standards to ensure interoperability and widespread access to aging-services technologies.
CAST is now an international coalition of more than 400 technology companies, aging services organizations, businesses, research universities and government representatives working together under the auspices of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (www.aahsa.org). The members of AAHSA help millions of individuals and their families every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services that people need, when they need them, in the place they call home.
The California Telemedicine and eHealth Center (CTEC) is the leading source of expertise and comprehensive knowledge on the development and operation of telemedicine and telehealth programs. CTEC is dedicated entirely to telemedicine and telehealth programs and has received national recognition as one of six federally designated Telehealth Resource Centers around the country. CTEC is a pioneer in telehealth, having managed the development of over 100 patient and provider sites over the past 12 years. CTEC brings extensive hands-on experience in telemedicine development. For more information about CTEC, please visit our website www.cteconline.org or contact us at (877) 590-8144.
The Continua Health Alliance is a collaborative industry organization dedicated to bringing
together standards and diverse technology to create new health and wellness solutions.
The Continua Health Alliance envisions a marketplace of interoperable devices that enable
better care, empower consumers and connect healthcare providers to their patients.
Focused on the three key categories of fitness, chronic disease management, and aging
independently, the Continua Health Alliance promotes better management of health and
wellness at every stage of life.
The Continua Health Alliance is committed to establishing a marketplace of interoperable personal health solutions that empower people and organizations to better manage their health and wellness.
Objectives and Actions:
The Continua Health Alliance is comprised of technology, fitness, medical device and health care industry leaders dedicated to making personal connected health a reality.
Our objectives and actions include:
- Developing design guidelines that will enable vendors to build interoperable sensors,
home networks, connected health platforms, and health and wellness services.
- Establishing a product certification program with a consumer-recognizable logo signifying the promise of interoperability across certified products.
- Collaborating with government regulatory agencies to provide methods for safe and effective management of diverse vendor solutions.
- Working with leaders in the health care industries to develop new ways to address the costs of providing personal health solutions.
DMAA: The Care Continuum Alliance convenes all stakeholders providing services along the continuum of care for population health improvement, including health and wellness promotion, disease management and care coordination. Through advocacy, research and promotion of best practices, DMAA advances population-based strategies to improve care quality and outcomes and reduce preventable costs for individuals with and at risk of chronic conditions. DMAA represents more than 200 corporate and individual stakeholders, including wellness, disease and care management organizations, pharmaceutical manufacturers and benefit managers, health information technology innovators, biotechnology innovators, employers, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals, and researchers and academicians. Learn more at www.dmaa.org.
Home Care Technology Association of America
Whether it’s urging Congress to support increased funding and reimbursement for home care and telehealth technology or through its extensive writings about the industry, the Home Care Technology Association of America (HCTAA) is at the forefront of what is happening in home care technology. HCTAA, an affiliate of the National Association for Home Care and Hospice, provides a voice within Congress and health care for the growing home care technology industry. HCTAA’s goal is to increase the use of technology and telehealth in home health care. Through NAHC’s support, HCTAA has grown from an idea to a fully articulated association capable of creating changes in reimbursement and funding for home health technology by bringing together important leaders in the industry and working with members of Congress and the Administration. Please join with HCTAA as we support patients who choose to age in place. Visit HCTAA on the web at www.hctaa.org.
Representing more than 120 Canadian ICT companies that are actively involved in the health sector, ITAC Health promotes the role its members can play in establishing the Canadian healthcare industry as a global leader.
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice, the industry’s largest, oldest and most respected trade group, represents the interests of nearly 25,000 home care agencies and hospice organizations (including approximately 11,500 Medicare-certified home health and hospice agencies) that annually serve nearly nine million Americans, as well as home care aide organizations, nurses and other caregivers and their clients. NAHC members believe that quality home care and hospice, a humane and cost-effective alternative to institutionalization, are the right of all Americans. Home care and hospice reinforce and supplement the care provided by family members and friends and encourage maximum independence of thought and functioning as well as the preservation of human dignity. Visit NAHC on the web at www.nahc.org.
The Puget Sound Health Alliance
The Puget Sound Health Alliance is a non-profit made up of those who provide, pay for and use health care, working together to improve quality of care at a price more people can afford. About 50 individuals and more than 150 organizations participate in the Alliance, including Alaska Airlines, Boeing, Starbucks, Puget Sound Energy, REI, WA State Health Care Authority, King County and many other employers, physician clinics, hospitals, consumer groups, unions and trusts, health plans and others. See www.pugetsoundhealthalliance.org. For an Alliance-produced report comparing local health care, go to www.WACommunityCheckup.org.
The Visiting Nurse Associations of America
The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) is located at 900 19th Street, NW, Suite 200 in Washington, DC, and is the official national association for nonprofit, community-based Visiting Nurse Agencies (VNAs) and home healthcare and hospice agencies (HHAs) who care for and treat approximately 4 million patients annually. The nation’s network of VNAs and HHAs share a nonprofit mission to provide cost-effective and compassionate home healthcare and hospice services to some of the nation’s most vulnerable individuals, particularly the elderly and individuals with disabilities. Visit the VNAA’s Website (www.vnaa.org) for information about home healthcare or to locate a VNA near you.
The Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association
The Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association is a not-for-profit association of more than 450 life sciences companies, universities, academic institutions and affiliates that represent the heart of the life sciences community in Washington. Members of our association know this is a time of extraordinary opportunity. There is a great deal of momentum that has helped to build a thriving life sciences sector in Washington state, contributing significantly to economic vitality, educational excellence and better health for people everywhere. For more information, please contact President Chris Rivera at firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www.washbio.org
Founded in 1984, the WTIA is the largest statewide association of technology professionals, companies and IT departments in North America. We have over 1,000 member companies representing more than 100,000 technology sector employees in Washington state, and over one million employees worldwide. The WTIA exists to support businesses across all technology sectors and company sizes. Our members include established industry leaders, technology startups, IT departments, and companies who help the industry grow and thrive in Washington state. By providing connections, discounts and advocacy, we help you build key relationships, lower your cost of doing business, and make sure critical technology industry issues are addressed in government. Join us. Grow with us. Website: www.washingtontechnology.org
Broadband Home Central
Broadband Home Central's website and monthly newsletter overview the broadband and digital technologies which enable new services and enrich and improve people's lives. Sandy and Dave's Report on the Broadband Home is addressed to those whose businesses are related to or dependent upon broadband. It is read by subscribers in over 100 countries.
Since 2003, we have tracked how broadband technology can address healthcare's problems and opportunities and have profiled relevant companies and technologes. Past articles have included coverage of industry events such as Healthcare Unbound and Partners Telemedicine Symposia and have featured guest articles about how broadband is being used to provide critical infrastructure for telehealth applications. ( www.broadbandhomecentral.com )
Federal Telemedicine News
Federal Telemedicine News provides up-to-date news on telemedicine, telehealth, and health IT to help government executives, hospitals, universities, and industry keep current in the field. Publishers of the 2009 report "Federal Agencies: Activities in Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Health Technology, and 2007 report "How to Sell Healthcare Technologies to HHS".
Healthcare Informatics is the only publication focused solely on servicing the acute-care C-suite IT leaders. It covers best practices for system selection, contract negotiation, implementation and integration, as well as strategic management issues, such as governance, staffing, budgeting and change management. To ensure consistent coverage of important issues, Healthcare Informatics and its Web site are divided into six areas of content - clinical, financial, administrative,wireless, imaging, and policy.
Healthcare Intelligence Network
The Healthcare Intelligence Network (HIN) is an online and digitally-delivered specialized healthcare business-to-business information, training and publishing company providing high-quality information for decision-making on key aspects of the business of healthcare. In one place, healthcare executives can receive exclusive, customized up-to-the minute news, insight and information from one of the nation's most highly regarded senior-management level providers of information in current and key subject areas: healthcare and managed care industry, medical homes, healthcare quality and performance improvement, health coaching, disease management, hospital and health system management, and compliance and regulation. Website: www.hin.com
Healthcare IT News
Ranked #1 by hospital CIOs three years in a row in the FOCUS Healthcare Management Study (PERQ/HCI 2005, 2006 and 2007), Healthcare IT News (www.HealthcareITNews.com) offers healthcare IT executives timely, relevant news on new technologies, IT strategies and tactics, statutory and regulatory issues, and news about their colleagues and competitors. Healthcare IT News, published in partnership with HIMSS, is the news source for healthcare information technology for more than 54,000 readers which include IT professionals, C-suite and general management, and clinical executives at hospitals and IDNs, group practices, ambulatory care facilities, home healthcare organizations, as well as healthcare payers, consultants and vendors. Healthcare IT News publishes a monthly newspaper in print as well as a digital edition. E-newsletter publications include Healthcare IT NewsWeek, Healthcare IT NewsDay and the monthly e-newsletter, Get Smart.
Home Care Automation Report
*Home Care Automation Report* has been serving home care and hospice providers with technology news, product reviews, vendor reports, insight and analysis since 1995. The most respected newsletter in the home care and hospice technology field, HCAR is advertiser-supported and free to subscribers. Thousands of readers rely on HCAR to remain informed about important developments in home telehealth and other technologies. www.homecareautomationreport.com
Long-Term Living for the Continuing Care Professional is the leading provider of practical, in-depth, business-building and patient/resident care information. Its readers are owners, administrators and directors of nursing at skilled nursing care and assisted living facilities; continuing care retirement centers; post-acute care facilities, and independent living communities. Categories of coverage include news, market analysis, strategic direction, policy commentary, clinical guidance, business management, technology breakthroughs, and environments for aging. Website: www.ltlmagazine.com
Mobihealthnews chronicles the mobile revolution within the healthcare sector and tracks the rise of electronic health records–two trends that are shaping the future of how healthcare is delivered to the patient on-the-go, at home and at their place of care. We believe that both EHRs and mobile technology are already beginning to markedly change the business of healthcare, and our publications aim to define innovation and sustainable business models for mHealth and EHR providers. Of course, these aren't future technologies: wireless data networks, biosensors, connected medical devices, feature-rich mobile phones and the mHealth services and applications these technologies enable are all in the market today, saving hospitals money and providing better care for patients.
The deluge of mHealth services, however, is just around the corner. Mobihealthnews is here to make sure you get the first peek.
Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH)
Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare (PSQH) is a respected source of research, news, and practical tools for improving the safety and quality of healthcare. Readers of PSQH include clinical practitioners and directors, hospital executives, patient safety officers, risk managers, quality directors, IT professionals, engineers, business leaders, policy makers, and educators, among others. This diverse community of professionals also supplies the feature articles, research, case studies, and opinions published in PSQH, which is sponsored by ABQAURP, ASQ Healthcare Division, Consumers Advancing Patient Safety, the National Patient Safety Foundation, and Partnership for Patient Safety. PSQH offers a print and digital bi-monthly magazine, a monthly eNewsletter, and an audioconference series. For more information, visit www.psqh.com.
TeleHealth World magazine serves the rapidly expanding fields of telehealth, telemedicine, and connected healthcare. It is a comprehensive news and analysis resource for healthcare providers and technology providers who are leading today's revolution in remotely monitored and administered healthcare, medical treatment and fitness/wellness enhancement. To subscribe to the e-magazine and/or the monthly e-newsletter, please visit www.telehealthworld.com
Telemedicine and e-Health (TMJ)
Telemedicine and e-Health (TMJ) www.liebertpub.com/tmj is the official publication of the American Telemedicine Association. This MEDLINE Journal covers all aspects of clinical telemedicine practice, technical advances, enabling technologies, education, health policy and regulation and biomedical and health services research dealing with clinical effectiveness, efficacy and safety of telemedicine and its effects on quality, cost and accessibility of care, and management and transmission of medical records. Expanded to 10 issues annually, coverage provides tools for managing patient care and translating technology advances into practical applications to optimize healthcare outcomes. TMJ subscribers also receive the biweekly online newsletter Telemedicine News Alert (www.liebertpub.com/tmj).