Wireless Life-Sciences Alliance: Kindle, FDA, payers and startups

By Brian Dolan
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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs

During the first day of the Wireless Life-Sciences Alliance meeting, called the Convergence Summit, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs defined convergence as the overlapping of computer devices, consumer electronic devices and wireless technology, according to Tim Gee's Medical Connectivity blog. Jacobs pointed to the Amazon Kindle, as a prototype for the future: a device with built-in wireless (cellular not WiFi) connectivity. (Click "Next" below to see more photos and read more about the Wireless Life-Sciences Alliance event.)

Photo Credit: Charles Maloof, Independent Marketing Strategist for wireless health industry