Preventice Expands Options for Wireless Patient Monitoring with Qualcomm Life
MINNEAPOLIS, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Preventice, Inc., a developer of mobile health applications and patient monitoring systems, announced today that it is the latest to join medical device manufacturers, application developers, health care services companies and payors that are integrating with Qualcomm Life Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and their 2net(TM) Ecosystem.
Preventice is a break-through developer of mobile health applications with an emphasis on remote patient monitoring systems that deliver continuous care. Preventice’s cutting-edge solutions allow individuals to remain active and independent while their individual physiologic characteristics are being monitored with a simple and discreet body-worn sensor. Preventice will leverage Qualcomm Life’s 2net Platform in order to provide chronic care patients with multiple remote connectivity options.
“Our work with Qualcomm Life supports the Preventice mobile health strategy that focuses on maintaining the critical physician-patient connection,” said Jon Otterstatter, co-founder, president and CEO of Preventice. “The Preventice remote monitoring solutions together with the 2net Hub connectivity will not only allow providers to cost-effectively assess their patients’ health and behaviors at any time, but it will further facilitate the secure data collection, transport and analysis essential to driving better health care outcomes and lowering costs.”
Qualcomm Life’s 2net Platform and Hub connects wireless medical devices via cloud-based solutions so that biometric information is easily accessible by device users, their health care providers and caregivers. The 2net Platform and Hub are intended to transfer, store, convert and display medical device data.
“The ability to store comprehensive patient data is an integral part of building mobile health applications and remote patient monitoring systems,” said Rick Valencia, vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Life. “We are looking forward to working with Preventice to enhance connectivity and responsiveness of their offerings.”
Preventice is a privately owned company and leading developer of mobile health applications and remote monitoring systems that connect mobile, home-based, and on-premise technologies to deliver continuous patient care across the health continuum–wherever an individual patient might be. Applications from Preventice create a constant connection and exchange of data between health care providers, life science companies and their patients. Current applications from Preventice address high-cost conditions and health management opportunities, including prescription medication management, cardiac care, sleep apnea, diabetes management, and migraine headaches. Preventice is headquartered in Minneapolis, with offices in Rochester, Minn., and Fargo, N.D. For more information, visit www.preventice.com.
Qualcomm is a registered trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. 2net is a trademark of Qualcomm Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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Barbara Tabor, APR
Tabor Communications Consulting for Preventice