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Jun 20, 2012, 21:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Applauds House Passage of Bill to Streamline FDA Medical Device Approval Process, Expedite Mobile Medical App Guidance

De Novo provision ensures patients will have timely access to new, innovative medical devices  The West Wireless Health...


Jun 06, 2012, 07:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Partners with the US Department of Health and Human Services to Launch Innovators in Residence Program

 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today launched a ground-breaking "Innovator in Residence" (IIR) program with the West...


Feb 15, 2012, 07:00 ET Hospital Leaders Champion IT Solutions to Lower Health Care Costs

Create open framework to accelerate adoption of wireless technology in health care A new coalition of hospital and health system leaders from...


Jan 25, 2012, 04:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Launches Groundbreaking Research Study on Sense4Baby™ Fetal Monitoring Device in Mexico

In an effort to deliver quality care at a lower cost for high risk pregnancies, the West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today began a...


Dec 05, 2011, 07:00 ET New eBook: "The Creative Destruction of Medicine" Heralds Biggest Shakeup in Health Care

Innovator, medical pioneer Dr. Eric Topol predicts consumer revolution in new eBook launched today The way medicine is currently...


Sep 15, 2011, 13:25 ET Health 2.0 Welcomes Participation From the West Wireless Health Institute and the Center for Technology and Aging During the First Innovation Exchange for the Beacon Communities at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference

Technology innovators to pitch their ideas to solve identified clinical needs and reduce health care costs At the Health 2.0 Conference in San...


Jul 19, 2011, 10:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Names Mindy Tucker Fletcher as Vice President of Strategic Communications

Public Affairs Veteran to Drive Organization's Message of Lowering Health Care Costs Through Innovation The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI)...


Jun 23, 2011, 10:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Names Dr. Robert Matthews as Chief Technology Officer and Michael Caponetto as Chief Financial Officer

New Executives Add Significant Engineering and Financial Expertise to Rapidly Growing Organization Focused on Lowering Health Care Costs The West...


Apr 14, 2011, 10:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute to Host Second Health Care Innovation Day (HCI-DC)

The West Wireless Health Institute (www.westwirelesshealth.org) will host its second Health Care Innovation Day (www.hcidc.org) on Thursday, April...


Apr 12, 2011, 10:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Awards $10K Developers Challenge in Conjunction With the Veterans Affairs Innovation Initiative (VAi2)

U.S. Veteran and Melanoma Survivor Leverages Low-Cost Wireless Technology for Early Detection of Skin Cancer The West Wireless Health Institute...


Feb 16, 2011, 11:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Names Ed Cantwell to Serve as Senior Vice President

Former InnerWireless CEO to lead development of ubiquitous wireless health platform for hospitals, health care settings to help accelerate...


Nov 08, 2010, 08:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Announces Development of Its First Engineering Prototype

Sense4BabyTM is non-invasive wireless device designed for fetal and maternal monitoring Today, the West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI)...


Oct 07, 2010, 10:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Awards $10K Developer Challenge at Health 2.0

The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today awarded its $10,000 developer challenge to Alan Viars, of Videntity, at the Health 2.0 Conference....


Oct 04, 2010, 14:32 ET West Wireless Health Institute Holds Health Care Innovation Day - D.C. Tuesday Oct 12

Event to Spotlight $100M Veterans Affairs Innovation Initiative (VAi2) The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) will hold the first Health Care...


Sep 27, 2010, 08:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Names Dr. Mohit Kaushal to Serve as Executive Vice President of Business Development and Chief Strategy Officer

The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today announced the appointment of Dr. Mohit Kaushal, who previously led the connected health team at...


Sep 21, 2010, 10:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Names Eric Collins to Serve as Senior Vice President of Commercial Engineering

Leading Wireless Health Care Engineer to Drive Institute's Technology Production Strategy The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today...


Jun 23, 2010, 11:10 ET Carlos Slim Health Institute and West Wireless Health Institute Partner on Wireless Health Initiatives in U.S., Mexico and Throughout Latin America

Collaboration Demonstrates Huge Potential for Innovative Global Partnerships to Accelerate Wireless Health The Carlos Slim Health Institute...


Jun 23, 2010, 09:30 ET Congressman Mike Michaud (D-ME) Invites West Wireless Health Institute to Testify Before Veterans' Affairs Health Subcommittee

Hearing to Examine How Innovative Wireless Health Technologies Will Extend Health Care Reach to Rural Veterans The U.S. House Committee on...


Jun 18, 2010, 17:17 ET CareFusion, Cisco and Medtronic to Collaborate With West Wireless Health Institute on Technology and Educational Initiatives

Companies demonstrate continued commitment to accelerate emerging wireless health industry The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today...


Jun 18, 2010, 17:04 ET $25 Million Commitment to the West Wireless Health Institute Brings Total Funding from Gary and Mary West Foundation to Nearly $100 Million Since Institute's Inception in March 2009

Additional Funding will Support Continued Recruitment of World Class Engineering Talent The Gary and Mary West Foundation today announced a $25...


May 12, 2010, 11:30 ET West Wireless Health Institute and GE Healthcare to Collaborate on Technology and Educational Initiatives

Joint Programs to Help Advance Emerging Wireless Health Industry West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today announced a collaboration with GE...


May 12, 2010, 09:30 ET Gary and Mary West Foundation Grants $20 Million to Advance Engineering Efforts Within the West Wireless Heath Institute

Institute's Research and Development will Accelerate Lower Cost Wireless Health Solutions Worldwide The Gary and Mary West Foundation today...


Apr 05, 2010, 09:30 ET West Wireless Health Institute Names Dr. Joseph Smith to Serve as Chief Medical and Science Officer

Prominent Cardiologist and Medical Device Innovator to Lead Institute's Medical Charter The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today announced...


Mar 09, 2010, 09:30 ET West Wireless Health Institute Names Donald Casey to Serve as its CEO

Former Worldwide Chairman of Johnson and Johnson Comprehensive Care Group to Lead Institute's Mission to Accelerate Wireless Health Innovation...


Mar 01, 2010, 10:00 ET West Wireless Health Institute Names Amir Jafri its Chief Operating Officer and Mitul Shah as Senior Director of Programs and Partnerships

The West Wireless Health Institute (WWHI) today announced Amir Jafri has joined the Institute as its chief operating officer (COO).  Jafri...