The Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA), a trade association based in San Diego, announced the addition of Paul Sonnier as Vice President, Partner Development. An occasional contributor to and Soapboxer for Telecare Aware, Paul’s signal contribution to our area has been the development of LinkedIn’s Wireless Health group to a worldwide forum for over 5,100 members. He is also a co-chair of the Healthcare Communications Special Interest Group for CommNexus San Diego, a local telecommunications industry group. At WLSA, Paul will be adding value to partnerships, seeking new members, partners and opportunities. This is especially needed as their annual Convergence Summit (10-11 May), which has been held to about 150 participants, is expanding and moving to downtown San Diego. Eds. Donna and Steve offer our heartiest congratulations to Paul! WLSA release. Neil Versel’s comments at Mobihealthnews.
In related news, the WLSA announced the finalists for their I Award, recognizing innovation, insight, and initiative from wireless and mobile solutions in healthcare:
1. Body Media
2. Cambridge Temperature Concepts
7. Palomar Health
12. Wound Technology Network
All finalists will present, and the three winners selected at the Investors Forum portion of the Convergence Summit, facilitated by Triple Tree, an investment bank and co-founder of the WLSA. Release.