|By Business Wire||
|February 18, 2014 06:00 AM EST||
Numera today announced Omron Healthcare has launched Omron Bi-LINK™, based on Numera’s Social™ engagement platform, giving consumers the ability to upload and interact with data captured on Omron medical devices.
Leveraging the proprietary Numera Net™ service for health device integration, Omron’s Bi-LINK enables individuals to upload their biometric measurements through an Internet connection to a private, online interface where they can track their progress through quantified graphing, participate in expert-generated, goal-oriented plans and further engage in the long-term management of their chronic condition.
Omron Bi-LINK works with all Omron-branded, Internet-compatible devices in Europe, including blood pressure, activity and blood glucose monitors, in addition to a body composition scale. Initially, Omron Bi-LINK is available in English, Italian, French, Spanish, Russian and German, with plans to add more devices and languages in the future.
“Chronic condition management relies heavily on the individual’s initiative and determination to adhere to a treatment plan,” said Tim Smokoff, CEO of Numera. “We’re pleased to work with Omron to deliver a health management solution that keeps consumers motivated and engaged in their own health on an on-going basis.”
“We chose to partner with Numera because not only do they offer a robust health management platform that meets today’s needs, but it’s also flexible enough to allow the addition of future devices and geographic markets,” said Paul Stevens, Group Manager EMEA Marketing, Diagnostics and Treatment. “Our customers have asked for ways to view and track their measurements, and now they have that and much more. Their device data is no longer just a number; it can be leveraged to live healthier longer.”
For more information regarding Omron devices and Bi-LINK, go to http://www.bi-link.omron.com.
Numera (www.numera.com) works with their partners to provide products and platforms allowing people to live healthier longer. The company combines the power of caregivers, friends and peer groups, subjective and objective health information, and the ability to make this information actionable via scalable, branded solutions. These solutions, including Numera Libris, its mobile PERS platform, and Numera Social, its social engagement platform, extend beyond traditional emergency response to healthy aging, chronic condition management and post-acute care markets. Numera is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, with a corporate office in Orlando, Florida.