Personal Connected Health Alliance Announces 2019 Member Awards

Nov 01, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA, October 30, 2019 – The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance), a HIMSS Innovation Company, recently announced its annual Member Awards, recognizing member organizations and individuals who have contributed to the Alliance's mission and the advancement of personal connected health.

PCHAlliance presented the following awards during the Fall Member Summit, co-located at the 11th Annual Connected Health Conference, which took place in Boston, October 16-18, 2019:

  • Personal Connected Health Trailblazer: Medisanté  

Leading the evolution of the Internet of Things/Direct-to-Cloud device specification frameworks in the PCHAlliance-sponsored Continua Design Guidelines.

  • Personal Connected Health Champion: Fran Ayalasomayajula

Spearheading PCHAlliance’s work advocating for the inclusion of the aging in connected health technology interfaces and infrastructures.

  • Personal Connected Health Global Impact: Erik Mol

Driving standards efforts and coordinating between industry interoperability standards groups with technical expertise and leadership.

  • Personal Connected Health Supporter: Scott Thiel

Consummate watchdog and collaborator for US and global regulatory movements which affect connected healthcare.

  • Personal Connected Health Contributor: Lamprey Networks

Contributing deep technical work on Continua Design Guideline foundations and supporting the mission of bringing together PCHAlliance and Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE).

  • Personal Connected Health Advocate: Robert Jarrin

Expertly navigating and instrumental support of connected health technology policy initiatives.

  • Personal Connected Health Pioneers: Horst Merkle and Paul Coebergh van den Braak

For the many contributions, unwavering dedication and visionary leadership role at PCHAlliance and Continua through the years.

Personal Connected Health Alliance

PCHAlliance, a membership-based HIMSS innovation company, accelerates technical, business and social strategies necessary to advance personal connected health and is committed to improving health behaviors and chronic disease management via connected health technologies. The Alliance is working to advance patient/consumer-centered health, wellness and disease prevention, and mobilizing a coalition of stakeholders to realize the full potential of personal connected health. PCHAlliance members are a vibrant ecosystem of technology and life sciences industry icons and innovative, early stage companies along with governments, academic institutions, and associations from around the world. The Alliance publishes and promotes adoption of the Continua Design Guidelines. Continua is recognized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as the international standard for safe, secure, and reliable exchange of data to and from personal health devices.