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The Digital Health Update — May 5th, 2013

May 5, 2013

I sent the following announcement to 17,299 Digital Health group members on May 5th, 2013:

The Digital Health Update — Paul Sonnier Announcement to 17,000+ member Digital Health Group

Dear Digital Health group members,

In this update:

(1) Digital Health in the Huffington Post
(2) Kauffman Foundation Interview
(3) M&A News: Jawbone Acquires BodyMedia
(4) UCSF Creates Center for Digital Health Innovation
(5) Upcoming Events
(6) Global Event List Sponsorship Opportunities
(7) Inspirational Quote for the Digital Health Revolution
(1) DIGITAL HEALTH IN THE HUFFINGTON POST

My commentary on the opportunities enabled by biometric sensors and the related significance of the Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE: “The Long-Awaited Revolution: Digital Health Innovation” http://bit.ly/DHRevolution
(2) KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION INTERVIEW

The Kaufmann Foundation’s Entrepreneurship.org / eMed “ecosystem for the Life Science & Digital Health Entrepreneur“ interviewed me on digital health entrepreneurship and the value of online communities http://bit.ly/KFeMedPS
(3) M&A NEWS: JAWBONE ACQUIRES BODYMEDIA

Jawbone has agreed to acquire BodyMedia for a reported $100M and will also open up their UP health and fitness platform to developers. Consolidation and platform expansion like this is interesting in that it changes the consumer digital health competitive landscape and offers an evolutionary value profile to consumers.
Group discussion & link to Fast Company article http://bit.ly/JawboneBodyMedia
(4) UCSF CREATES CENTER FOR DIGITAL HEALTH INNOVATION, NAMES DIRECTOR TO LEAD IT

Group discussion & link to UCSF announcement http://bit.ly/UCSFDHDiscussion
(5) UPCOMING EVENTS (DIGITAL HEALTH GROUP MEDIA PARTNERS FEATURED)

Health:Refactored
May 13-14 in Mountain View, CA

eHealth Week 2013
May 13-15 in Dublin, Ireland

The Business of Personalized Medicine: Advancing Industry Innovation into Commercial Success
May 14 in San Francisco, CA

ECHAlliance’s EU/US eHealth Marketplace
May 14-15 in Dublin, Ireland

VentureBeat’s HealthBeat
May 20-21 in San Francisco, CA
Digital Health group members receive a 25% discount via code DHealth

Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance Convergence Summit
May 29-30 in San Diego, CA

HealthXL Global Gathering
May 30 in Dublin, Ireland

Health Datapalooza
June 3-4 in Washington, D.C.

Real World Evidence & Health Outcomes
June 6-7 in Bethesda, MD

Digital Health Forum for Investors & Industry
June 11 in London, England
FOR HYPERLINKS TO THESE CONFERENCES—AND MANY MORE—PLEASE VISIT MY COMPREHENSIVE GLOBAL EVENT LIST
http://www.wirelesshealthstrategies.com/events.html
Note that the website link is now ‘http’ not ‘https’
(6) GLOBAL EVENT LIST SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

My website receives 4,000 views/month by professionals representing key stakeholder industries, government agencies, and NGOs located around the world: Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, Europe, North America, Central America and the Caribbean, South America, Africa, and Australia and Oceania.

In order to add features and ramp up promotional efforts, I have decided to offer sponsorship opportunities for the events page. Companies and organizations interested in being recognized as leaders in the digital health revolution and bolstering my efforts in increasing global awareness, knowledge sharing, and connectivity can contact me for more information at psonnier@yahoo.com
(7) INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DIGITAL HEALTH REVOLUTION

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” ― Buckminster Fuller
Group discussion http://bit.ly/BFullerQuote
Best regards,
Paul Sonnier

Founder, 17,000+ member Digital Health group on LinkedIn: http://linkd.in/DigitalHealthGroup
Head of Digital Health Strategy, Popper and Company: http://popperandco.com
Judge, XPRIZE’s Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE: http://nokiasensingxchallenge.org
Mentor, Blueprint Health: http://www.blueprinthealth.org
Twitter: http://twitter.com/Paul_Sonnier

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