Navigation Links
Aging-in-Place Research Breakthroughs To Be Presented At Wireless Health 2011 Conference

LA JOLLA, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) convenes its second annual scientific conference, Wireless Health 2011, where researchers from global institutions such as MIT, University of Edinburgh, UCLA, and other leading universities will share the best new research and significant advances in wireless health technologies with thought leaders from academia, medicine, government and industry.

The conference is scheduled for October 10-13, 2011, at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines.  

In addition to featured keynotes by Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs and Texas Instruments' Gene Frantz, the peer-reviewed research that will be presented at the Wireless Health 2011 conference covers a wide range of healthcare issues, from post-operative respiratory conditions and low-power ECGs to depression and asthma.  Of note are several breakthroughs in aging-in-place technologies in the areas of pressure ulcers, gait analysis and depression.  These breakthroughs will lead to opportunities for delivering higher-quality healthcare at lower costs and greater efficiencies. 

"Research on aging in place addresses one of the fundamental challenges faced by global healthcare systems as current modes of care are unable to keep pace with aging demographics," said Robert B. McCray, WLSA President & CEO. "Payors and providers will discover technology research with which they can streamline their health businesses."

Dozens of paper presentations and panels will also cover the breadth of the wireless health research landscape, including:

  • Wireless Health in the Field: Individual Condition Assessment
  • Health and Wellness Connectivity Services in Vehicles on the Go
  • Innovations for Reduction in Heart Failure Readmission
  • Advances in Biomedical Sensing for Wireless Health
  • Context Guided Wireless Health Monitoring and Classification
  • New Initiatives and Program Opportunities in Wireless Health Research
  • Energy, Computing, and Bandwidth Resource Efficiency in Wireless Health Systems

In addition to the scientific discussions, keynote presentations from Qualcomm's Paul Jacobs, TI's Gene Frantz, and other global organizations will highlight the four-day conference. Featured keynotes and speakers include:

  • Dr. Paul Jacobs, Chairman & CEO, Qualcomm
  • Gene Frantz, TI Principal Fellow & Business Development Manager, Digital Signal Processing, Semiconductor Group, Texas Instruments
  • Bruce Dobkin, MD, UCLA Medical Center
  • Farnam Jahanian, PhD, Director, National Science Foundation Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (NSF CISE)
  • Chris Van Hoof, PhD, Director HUMAN++, IMEC
  • William Riley, PhD, Program Director, National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Chair, NIH mHealth Inter-Institute Interest Group (IIIG)
  • Eric Topol, MD, Executive Chair, Wireless Health 2011; Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health; Vice-Chairman of the Board & Chief Innovation Officer, West Wireless Health Institute; and The Gary and Mary West Endowed Chair of Innovative Medicine

The Wireless Health 2011 Conference Agenda incorporates three days of panel sessions, research paper presentations, keynotes, and technology demonstrations. A full day of pre-conference sessions provides technology tutorials.

Conference sponsors include the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), the University of California, San Diego's Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM), and Qualcomm.

For more information about Wireless Health 2011, visit or contact Andrea Jackson ( For media inquiries, contact Sue Huss at +1 619-379-4396.

About WLSA

The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA) is a trade organization for global wireless and mobile technology innovators, scientists, physicians, and policy makers. The WLSA is committed to accelerating the adoption of connected health to create value, improve health and wellness for consumers, caregivers and all sectors of the life sciences and technology ecosystem. WLSA partners and companies are using wireless health innovations to simplify the management of chronic conditions, preempt disease and improve lives around the world.

SOURCE Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. UCLA Health System - Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center to Acquire ViewRay Radiation Therapy Research System
2. Jazz Pharmaceuticals Appoints Head of Research and Development
3. Research Demonstrates Possible Michigan Job Losses from Sectors Supported by Biopharmaceutical Companies
4. Research Demonstrates Possible Ohio Job Losses from Sectors Supported by Biopharmaceutical Companies
5. Research Demonstrates Possible Texas Job Losses from Sectors Supported by Biopharmaceutical Companies
6. China Botanic Hosts Symposium on Research of Polysaccharide Peptide and Natural Innovative Drugs
7. World-Class Stem Cell Pioneers Collaborate & Educate at Texans for Stem Cell Research 2nd Annual Symposium In Austin
8. The ETICS Project, Led by CYTOO in Collaboration With Cellectis bioresearch and the CEA, to Receive Euro 7.6 Million in Funding From OSEO
9. Vista Imaging Services, Inc. Supplies New C-Arm Inventory and Highly Qualified Professional Radiology Technologists to the Texas Institute for Medical Education (TIME) and Medical Education & Research Institute of Nevada (MERIN)
10. Cardiovascular Device Market Research Update- September 2011
11. Global Markets for Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Research And Packaging: Focus on Emerging Markets
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/24/2016)... Belgium , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... announced the appointment of Dr. Edward Futcher ... a Non-Executive Director, effective June 23, 2016.Dr. Futcher ... and Nominations and Governance Committees.  As a non-executive ... provide independent expertise and strategic counsel to VolitionRx ...
(Date:6/23/2016)...  MedSource announced today that it has selected ... of choice.  This latest decision demonstrates MedSource,s commitment ... clients by offering a state-of-the-art electronic data capture ... as the EDC platform of choice in exchange ... has long been a preferred EDC platform by ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Any dentist who ... challenges of the current process. Many of them do not ... the technical difficulties and high laboratory costs involved. And those ... offer it at such a high cost that the majority ... Dr. Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) , ... June 25, ... ... to helping both athletes and non-athletes recover from injury. Recently, he has implemented ... for the Oklahoma City area —Johnson is one of the first doctors to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from ... avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this ... coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law ... magazine’s 2016 Legal Elite. The attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are ... , Seven Greenberg Traurig Shareholders received special honors as members of this year’s Legal ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... People across the ... Genome magazine’s Code Talker Award, an essay contest in which patients and their families ... to be presented at the 2016 National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... actively feeding the Frederick area economy by obtaining investment capital for emerging technology ... past 2½ years that have already resulted in more than a million dollars ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):