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Continua Health Alliance to Launch Continua-India at International …

Friday, November 4th, 2011

U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra, Continua Board
President, Clint McClellan, and
Executives from Continua Member
Companies Intel, Nokia, Qualcomm, Sasken, and Texas Instruments Discuss
Importance of International Personal Connected Healthcare

BEAVERTON, Ore.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Continua
Health Alliance
, an international, non-profit, open industry
organization of healthcare and technology companies dedicated to
improving the quality of personal healthcare, today announced it is
joining together with the Telemedicine
Society of India (TSI)
at International
Telemedicine Congress 2011 (Telemedicon ’11)
in Mumbai November
11-13 to launch the Continua-India working group.

“An Overview of
International Activities with Connected Health”

The Alliance, dedicated to establishing a system of interoperable
personal connected healthcare solutions, invites companies interested in
personal connected healthcare to attend the launch of Continua-India to
learn more about leveraging technology for chronic condition management,
a critical issue for India and many other nations.

On November 12, TSI and Continua will host a business reception to
network and provide additional information on the Alliance and how a
local presence can make a difference in personal connected healthcare.

On November 13, U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Aneesh Chopra will
discuss the importance of global healthcare IT market innovation in
improving care access and affordability for all.

Continua Board President, Clint McClellan will present “An Overview of
International Activities with Connected Health” and will be joined by
Apollo Hospital Group’s CEO Dr. Pratap Reddy, B.S. Bedi, Standards lead
for Ministry of IT, Dr. Malpani, Executive Director of HELP and Dr.
Sudhir Gupta, Addl, DDG, Director of Health for NCD’s, Government of
India.

Executives from Continua, including member companies Intel, Nokia,
Qualcomm, Sasken, and Texas Instruments, will also present “Why
Continua: the Benefits of Interconnected Devices and Systems.” During
this time, both India based companies and international firms will be
demonstrating innovative products and their potential for
interoperability through Continua standards.

Join Continua and TSI at the Imperial Palace Hotel in Mumbai, India
November 11-13 to launch Continua-India. To view the event agenda visit: http://www.continuaalliance.org/static/cms_workspace/Telemedicon11_Agenda.pdf.

About Continua Health Alliance:

Continua Health Alliance is a non-profit, open industry organization of
healthcare and technology companies joining together in collaboration to
improve the quality of personal healthcare. With more than 240 member
companies around the world, Continua is dedicated to establishing a
system of interoperable personal connected health solutions with the
knowledge that extending those solutions into the home fosters
independence, empowers individuals and provides the opportunity for
truly personalized health and wellness management. For more information
visit: www.continuaalliance.org.

About Telemedicine Society of India (TSI):

TSI was formed in 2011 by senior scientist of Indian Space Research
Organization (ISRO), senior doctors from various national level
institutes and senior officials of the ministry of health and Ministry
of Information Technology, Government of India. Members of the executive
body were selected from among representatives of various Ministries of
Government supporting telemedicine activities (Department of Information
Technology Indian Space Research Organization), Defense Services,
Academic Organizations playing an active role in telemedicine (AIIMS,
New Delhi SGPGI, Lucknow) and the Indian office of WHO. More
information is available at www.tsi.org.in.
International Telemedicine Congress is the annual congress of TSI, and
this year, it is chaired by a leading healthcare policy expert Rajendra
Pratap Gupta.