Samsung Spotlights New Digital Health Solutions at HIMSS 2019

Latest lineup offers data- and AI-driven care solutions aimed at
driving down costs and improving patient outcomes in new areas of
healthcare

ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics America is showcasing its latest technology
innovations that help healthcare providers offer value-based care at the
annual HIMSS conference. In Room W224 H, Samsung and key solution
partners will demonstrate an array of mobile and wearable solutions that
address some of the main challenges facing clinicians and caregivers,
and the patients and consumers they serve.

“One of the most important trends in healthcare is the move towards
value-based care, in which high quality care is provided at an
affordable cost,” said Dr. David Rhew, Chief Medical Officer & VP and
GM of Enterprise (B2B) Healthcare
. “Healthcare organizations need to
shift their focus on keeping patients healthy and out of the hospital to
achieve this. Samsung’s and our partners’ digital health solutions have
an important role to play here, whether that’s delivering advanced tools
for clinical diagnosis and treatments or enhanced preventative methods
for consumer health management.”

Samsung will spotlight solutions in the following areas:

Meeting the Growing Need for Non-Intrusive
Senior Care Solutions

As the senior population continues to grow, healthcare costs and demand
for in-home medical solutions has soared. Technology is already being
integrated into care protocols for seniors in ways that are beneficial
to consumers, caregivers and clinicians. Through wearable- and
tablet-based solutions developed in partnership with Aira,
AppliedVR,
Phonak,
MobileHelp,
Breezie
and IrisVision,
seniors and their caregivers benefit from simple and effective tools to
manage a range of chronic conditions. Real-time information captured
through wearable-based devices also bring critical piece of mind to
loved ones and caregivers.

Supporting Clinicians with Custom Digital
Solutions

In clinical settings, it’s critical that new technologies not only
improve efficiencies while ensuring HIPAA compliance, but also
seamlessly integrate into existing workflows and legacy systems.
Samsung’s partners are leveraging Samsung technology to do this very
thing. Solutions developed by TigerConnect,
Medical
Realities
, Quadrant
Biosciences
, PadInMotion,
AccendoWave
and Scandit
aid clinicians in managing a range of work—from medical training and
patient assessments, to internal communications and patient information
management.

Empowering Consumers with Digital Wellness

Consumers have greatly accelerated the pace that new medical
technologies are made available based on demand and through improved
adherence with medical instructions. Remote patient monitoring and
patient engagement tools available from Samsung partners such as IdealLife,
LIVMOR,
Integron
and WellCare
Today
allow consumers to substitute in-person follow up
visits to a doctor’s office or hospital with a virtual check-up.
Customized medical-grade mobile devices, leveraging Bluetooth technology
and protected by Samsung’s Knox security, empower patients and
clinicians with better health information and ability to communicate
seamlessly.

Meeting Patient Demand for Medical Devices

As digital transformation continues to disrupt existing health
technologies, single purpose devices are rapidly become obsolete, as
they’re replaced by more intuitive and pleasing to use consumer mobile
devices. Samsung has been working with partners such as DexCom
and PhysIQ
to customize its user-friendly smartphones to serve as a consumer’s
primary care management platform and allow for more seamless and
discreet condition management. Programs have been implemented for
conditions including diabetes, cognitive diseases like Parkinson’s and
spinal cord injuries, chronic pain and incontinence.

Senior care and corporate wellness solutions will also be on display by Harman,
a Samsung company.

Samsung will host a panel at HIMSS, “Data Meets Diagnosis: How
Technology is Changing Brain Health Assessments
” 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
ET, Wednesday, February 13th. The session will feature Dr.
David Rhew, Chief Medical Officer & VP and GM of Enterprise (B2B)
Healthcare; Laura Yecies, CEO of SyncThink; Scott Giambalvo, EVP for
Functional Assessment Systems at Quadrant BioSciences; and Martha
Lawrence, CEO of AccendoWave. Special guest Jack Youngblood, former
defensive end of the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams and brain health advocate,
will join the panelists for an engaging discussion. Media and analysts
should contact [email protected]
to RSVP.

For more information about HIMSS, visit http://www.himssconference.org/
or follow @SamsungPulse on Twitter.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America,
Inc. (SEA), is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics,
mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of
today’s technology and providing consumers and organizations with a
portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment,
Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality,
wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading
content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video,
customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones
and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America’s fastest growing home
appliance brands. To discover more about Samsung, please visit www.samsung.com.
For the latest Samsung news, please visit news.samsung.com/us and
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Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Samsung, Samsung Galaxy, and Samsung
Knox are all trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Contacts

Michael Blenner, 347-439-2158
[email protected]

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