Santech, Inc. joins Qualcomm Life’s 2net Ecosystem
— Santech will demonstrate connectivity with the 2net Platform and Hub at the
2013 HIMSS Conference (booth #759) —
SAN DIEGO -- March 1, 2013
Santech, Inc. has integrated its mobile messaging platform, SanText®, to the
2net™ Platform and Hub, designed with attention to HIPAA privacy and security
requirements, and leveraging the cloud-based platform for biometric sensor
data operated by Qualcomm Life, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated.
Santech combines mobile messaging and behavioral science to improve chronic
care and wellness programs offered by health care organizations. Mobile
biometric sensors provide the opportunity to better manage chronic conditions,
particularly those associated with lifestyle such as obesity, diabetes, and
hypertension. Each of these conditions cost the health care system over $100
billion in the United States alone.^1,2,3
“Qualcomm Life is committed to empowering individuals to better manage their
health and making wireless health simple for medical service providers. By
wirelessly enabling health care solutions, we hope to reduce the cost of care
and improve access to health services and tools,” said Rick Valencia, vice
president and general manager of Qualcomm Life. Santech’s mobile messaging
platform enables patients to communicate with their providers through Qualcomm
Life’s 2net Platform and Hub, improving care coordination and engagement
between patients and providers while keeping the patient in control of their
“Integration of biometric sensor data allows us to transport message alerts
and update the motivational profile used to improve health behavior. The 2net
Platform and Hub provides a secure connection for numerous devices,
simplifying our integration efforts while improving the convenience for the
patient and for health care organizations,” said John Fessler, Chief Executive
Officer of Santech, Inc.
Santech’s mission is better health through mobile technology and behavioral
science. Please visit www.santechhealth.com or call 858-453-0695 for more
^1 Finkelstein, EA, Trogdon, JG, Cohen, JW, and Dietz, W. Annual medical
spending attributable to obesity: Payer- and service-specific
estimates.Health Affairs2009; 28(5): w822-w831.
^2 Centers for Disease Control, 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet,
^3 Heidenreich PA, Trogdon JG, Khavjou OA, Butler J, Dracup K, Ezekowitz MD,
et al. Forecasting the future of cardiovascular disease in the United States:
a policy statement from the American Heart Association.Circulation.
2011;123(8):933-44. Epub 2011 Jan 24.
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