press release

spencer Health Solutions, LLC Welcomed into Personal Connected Health Alliance

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

spencer Health Solutions, LLC joins AT&T, Eli Lilly and Company, Samsung, and others as newest members of the PCHAlliance

MORRISVILLE, NC — May 31, 2017 — spencer Health Solutions, LLC, a consumer health technology company, announced today its acceptance into the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance). The Alliance convenes the global personal connected health community, including technology companies, healthcare providers, payers, governments and the public, to accelerate the technical, business, policy and social initiatives necessary to advance the field.

The PCHAlliance, a non-profit organization formed by HIMSS, believes that health is personal and extends beyond healthcare. The Alliance aims to make health and wellness an effortless part of daily life by mobilizing a coalition of stakeholders to realize the full potential of personal connected health. The organization accelerates technical, business, policy and social strategies necessary to advance personal connected health through its flagship Academy for Healthy Longevity to promote lifelong health and wellness.

“We’re proud to join such an esteemed group of players in the healthcare ecosystem,” commented Tom Rhoads, SHS founder and CEO. “Our mission is to make it easier for people to live healthy and independent lives, and to be recognized for that contribution speaks to the hard work and dedication of every team member.”

To support its vision, PCHAlliance convenes the global personal connected health community at the annual Connected Health Conference, the premier international event for the exchange of research, evidence, ideas, innovations and opportunities in personal connected health. 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.

About spencer Health Solutions, LLC

spencer Health Solutions, LLC is an innovative, early-stage consumer health technology company with a mission of making it easier for people to live healthy and independent lives. Our products and services define the future of healthcare by making it simple for patients, family caregivers, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers to stay in touch. That’s why we’ve introduced spencer as the future of connected care.