The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance), a HIMSS organization, today announced that 24 new organizations have become members of the Alliance. In the past year, PCHAlliance has added nearly 45 new member organizations from North America, Europe, Asia, Africa, South America, Middle East and Australia.
PCHAlliance is convening the global personal connected health community — technology companies, healthcare providers, payers, governments and the public — to accelerate the technical, business, policy and social initiatives necessary to advance the field. PCHAlliance is developing and promoting technical standards, facilitating collaboration, convening conferences, sharing research and advocating policy to help drive personal connected health forward.
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia) has joined as a Global Level member and holds a seat on the PCHAlliance Board of Managers. BD, Merck and Teva Pharmaceuticals (US) have joined at the Strategic Level and have appointed representatives to the PCHAlliance Advisory Council.
PCHAlliance is convening market leaders, innovators and industry icons to bring the best thinking, experience and perspective to solving tomorrow’shealthcare challenges. Its growing portfolio of members represent all sectors of the market, coming together to create the right technologies for remote monitoring and personal health tracking; to advance the application of new tools such as behavioral health, data analytics and artificial intelligence; and to support the widespread adoption of personal connected health technologies through interoperability and public policy initiatives.
PCHAlliance New Members
In addition to CSIRO, BD, Merck and Teva Pharmaceuticals, PCHAlliance also welcomed 20 additional members: ATH Consulting (Tunisia), B. Braun Melsungen AG (Germany), Biosense Technologies (India), Bose (US), Fitbit (US), GlobalSpace Technologies (India), Indie Health (US), Johns Hopkins Technology Innovation Center (US), Johnson & Johnson (US), Kollabio (US), MAS Holdings (Sri Lanka), The MITRE Corporation (US), NICTIZ (Netherlands), Orbita (US), Partners Connected Health (US), Telomeres (Qatar), Tupelo Life (India), Unit Care Saude (Brazil), UTECH Company Ltd. (China), WEGO Health (US) and WoltersKluwer (India).
“From patient generated health data (PGHD) and digital therapeutics to artificial intelligence, PCHAlliance and our members are on the forefront of innovation, working to disrupt how we think about and engage in health and wellness,” added Jody Toser, Senior Manager of Member Experience, PCHAlliance in a statement. “Through our work with the Continua Design Guidelines and events like the Connected Health Conference, we are also leading the way to fully realize the potential and implement these technologies in the real world.”