|By Business Wire||
|February 20, 2014 03:00 PM EST||
Health and wellness technology leader BettrLife, and pioneer in consumer connected health devices Withings, have announced a business partnership to jointly promote their interactive mobile healthcare applications and products.
The partnership will allow for direct integration between BettrLife’s suite of nutrition & activity tools and Withings state-of-the-art devices, including the Smart Body Analyzer wireless scale, Withings Pulse activity tracker, and Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor. Data captured from the Withings devices will seamlessly flow into BettrLife’s comprehensive nutrition, activity and biometric logging platform where data can then be securely monitored by a healthcare provider via the HealthCoach Dashboard, allowing for two-way interaction and engagement with patients.
“This partnership expands BettrLife’s ecosystem to include some of the most innovative connected devices on the market today,” said BettrLife CEO, Don Schoen. “Data from Withings devices will increase overall patient engagement with the BettrLife system, ultimately leading to more positive outcomes for both patients and providers.”
“Partnering with BettrLife will allow Withings to be more present in the healthcare space and reach a broader diversity of consumers & patients who can benefit from our products,” said Withings President, Philippe Schwartz.
The combined technology will be exhibited live at the upcoming HIMSS 2014 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Withings and BettrLife are joint sponsors in the Intelligent Hospital Pavilion where live actors will demonstrate the powerful capabilities of connected mobile health technology in both the clinical and home setting.
Founded in 2010, BettrLife is a unique technology solution that enables healthcare providers to engage their patients to take control of their own health and wellness through an integrated suite of food, nutrition and activity tracking tools. This interaction facilitates patient engagement and leads to long-term healthy lifestyle changes within their populations. BettrLife’s clinical applications are designed to facilitate both the management of chronic conditions, and healthy lifestyle goals. Its cross platform technology allows for cloud data to be accessed via iOS, Android of web enabled devices. Visit www.BettrLife.com for more information.
Withings is an innovative company that creates smart products and apps to help people around the world easily understand and take care of their health and well-being. Withings, founded by Cedric Hutchings and Eric Carreel, has quickly become a pioneer in the world of connected health devices and the Internet of Things. Withings has been recognized by international organizations for both its innovation and product design. Since the launch of its first product, the world’s first Wi-Fi connected scale, Withings has continued to expand its product ecosystem with products that benefit all aspects of a person’s well-being. Withings now offers a wide range of lifestyle-friendly devices including the Smart Body Analyzer, the Blood Pressure Monitor, the Smart Baby Monitor and the Withings Pulse. Along with the Health Mate Application and over 100 compatible third-party partner applications, Withings provides its users with a unique 360° well-being experience. Read more about Withings on www.withings.com.