Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Qualcomm & WebMD Collaborating

Qualcomm Life, Inc is joining forces with WebMD to bring in a new era of next generation healthcare to help consumers access and manage wireless health data from a wide array of fitness, wellness, and medical devices. The announcement was made this week at the HIMSS 2013 conference in New Orleans Louisiana.

“We are delighted to be working with WebMD, the leading multi-screen source of health information for consumers and physicians,” said Rick Valencia, Vice President and General Manager for Qualcomm Life. “Our industry leading 2net™ Platform will be integrated with various WebMD offerings to provide consumers and physicians with an industry-defining connected health experience.”

According to Qualcomm Life and WebMD, their companies are making biometric data available, actionable, and relevant to consumers so they can more proactively manage their health and fitness. This technology collaboration will establish an open ecosystem of digital health apps and third-party devices across various disease categories and lifestyle interests where consumers and physicians can select solutions that suit their preferences and healthcare needs.

In addition to the WebMD collaboration, Qualcomm Life is has announced the limited availability of the Beta version of the 2net Hub Application Programming Interface (API) and the Software Development Kit (SDK) to be available by the end of March.

For more information, go to www.qualcommlife.com.