The Continua Health Alliance has added three companies to its board of directors: Qualcomm, Ascension Health and CA. The industry alliance of now more than 200 healthcare and technology companies works to ensure global interoperability between personal telehealth solutions.
Continua’s board of directors already includes representation from Cisco, Intel, Medtronic, Kaiser Permanente, Panasonic, Partners Healthcare, Philips, PwC, Roche Diagnostics, Samsung and Sharp.
“Qualcomm pioneered the wireless healthcare market in 2003 with its first partner Cardionet, and for the past six years has been working with new partners in the medical field to create technologies that transform healthcare. We are excited to bring this expertise to the Continua Health Alliance,” said Clint McClellan, senior director of business development for Qualcomm’s Health and Life Sciences. “Qualcomm believes wireless connectivity is key to the future of healthcare, and we are looking forward to helping companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical and health service industries innovate creative connected health solutions and establish new business models.”
For more from the newly appoint directors of Continua, read the organization’s full press release after the jump. Keep reading>>