June 8, 2012 — LifeWatch AG, a wireless cardiac monitoring service and home sleep test provider in the United States, announced the launch of the world’s first-of-its-kind healthcare solution smartphone, allowing consumers self-operation of a wide range of highly valuable embedded medical sensors as well as wellness-related applications and cloud-based services. With this new technology LifeWatch will be able to expand outside its core markets, targeting new customer segments, service offerings and geographies. A comprehensive presentation and live demonstration of the solution will be given in Zurich on June 27, 2012.
With this solution, for the first time, healthcare consumers and patients will be able to manage their medical condition and wellbeing anywhere anytime. It will empower patients and will assist in providing better care for lower costs, thus improving the use of health resources.
LifeWatch hired the management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. to provide a full and complete market analysis based on which it intends to launch the healthcare solution smartphone worldwide.
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