Lead Team: Verizon Connected Healthcare Solutions and Health Evolution Partners
have signed an agreement to accelerate innovation and adoption of connected
health information technologies that help drive patient care improvements and
better manage costs.
agreement, Health Evolution Partners (HEP) and Verizon Connected
Healthcare Solutions will collaborate to identify and work with companies to
spur the development and adoption of advanced IT solutions and applications.
area for both the companies will be mobile health, telemedicine and health data
management to help transform health care delivery in the U.S.
broadband, video-based technologies and wireless devices that incorporate
geo-location capabilities and sensors will change the landscape of health care
from development to delivery. Our relationship with Verizon demonstrates the
importance of bringing these innovations to market,” said David J. Brailer,
chairman of Health Evolution Partners.
connected health technologies is expected to grow rapidly as the industry seeks
to better manage costs and improve patient care by facilitating real-time care
coordination and enabling information portability.
collaboration across the health care ecosystem is essential to enabling health
IT transformation. Verizon is committed to building strategic relationships to
help spur the adoption of connected health technologies,” said Peter Tippett,
vice president and chief medical officer, Verizon Connected Healthcare
The firms will
use HEP’s unique health care insight and Verizon’s platform-based health IT
portfolio of mobility, cloud and IT offerings to accelerate transformative
change by providing innovators with the ability to develop and scale connected
health IT solutions and applications.
recently held CES 2012, Verizon and a wide range of technology ecosystem
partners demonstrated how they are creating innovative solutions and breaking
down old-technology barriers to meet the communications and entertainment needs
of consumers and businesses.