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WASHINGTON and BOSTON, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) today announced an unprecedented roster of sponsors for the 2017 Connected Health Conference (CHC17), representing some of the largest, most forward-thinking companies and organizations driving the future of health and wellness.
"CHC17 has been reimagined to reflect the significant evolution of the market, as confirmed by the extraordinary participation of some of the largest and most respected organizations championing personal connected health," said Richard Scarfo, Vice President, PCHAlliance, and Director of the Connected Health Conference. "Like never before, companies in consumer tech, pharma and life sciences, research institutions and academic centers, and healthcare providers are truly engaged and helping to drive the market. We are very grateful to our world-class sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and partners for their vision and support of this not-to-be-missed event."
Sponsors at the 2017 Connected Health Conference include:
Philips, IBM and Teva Pharmaceuticals
AARP, Amazon Web Services, Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, Qualcomm Life, Fitbit, American Medical Association (AMA), Validic, TMC Innovation Institute and Conversa Health
With a revitalized focus and new location in Boston--a hub of health and technology innovation--CHC17 combines PCHAlliance's Connected Health Conference (formerly the mHealth Summit) and the Partners Connected Health Symposium, creating the preeminent event dedicated to digital and connected health. CHC17 takes place October 25-27 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.
This year's theme, The Connected Life Journey: Shaping Health and Wellness for Every Generation, reimagines health and wellbeing throughout the life cycle, emphasizing new research, evidence and real-world examples, business models and actionable knowledge to support adoption and implementation of personal connected health at every age and stage of life.
GENERAL REGISTRATION: Please visit the CHC17 website for details and easy online registration.
Partners Connected Health
Partners Connected Health is leveraging information technology – mobile phones, tablets, wearables, sensors and remote health monitoring tools – to deliver quality patient care outside of traditional medical settings. Partners Connected Health programs are also helping providers and patients better manage chronic conditions, maintain health and wellness and improve adherence, engagement and clinical outcomes. The Connected Health team creates and deploys mobile technologies in a number of patient populations and care settings, and is conducting innovative research studies to test the effectiveness of mobile health technologies in various clinical applications, including medication adherence, care coordination, chronic disease management, prevention and wellness. Partners HealthCare, an integrated health system founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, includes two academic medical centers, community and specialty hospitals, a managed care organization, community health centers, a physician network, home health and long-term care services, and other health care entities. It is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
About the Personal Connected Health Alliance
The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) aims to make health and wellness an effortless part of daily life. The PCHAlliance, a non-profit organization formed by HIMSS, believes that health is personal and extends beyond healthcare. PCHAlliance mobilizes a coalition of stakeholders to realize the full potential of personal connected health. Members are a vibrant ecosystem of technology and life sciences industry icons and innovative, early stage companies, governments, academic institutions, and associations from around the world. To support its vision, PCHAlliance convenes the global personal connected health community at the annual Connected Health Conference, the premier international event for the exchange of research, evidence, ideas, innovations and opportunities in personal connected health. PCHAlliance publishes and promotes adoption of the Continua Design Guidelines, recognized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as the international standard for safe, secure, and reliable exchange of data to and from personal health devices. PCHAlliance accelerates technical, business, policy and social strategies necessary to advance personal connected health through its flagship Academy for Healthy Longevity to promote lifelong health and wellness.
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