Yesterday, Partners Healthcare, the integrated healthcare system founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and Samsung Electronics announced a new partnership to develop new personalized digital and mobile health and wellness applications. The collaboration will focus on chronic disease management, to start--developing evidence-based remote monitoring and personal tracking applications.
"We are excited to have access to the vast capabilities of Samsung Electronics to help improve the way we deliver care to our patients. This joint development program has the potential to significantly propel mHealth and personal connected health forward," said Kamal Jethwani, MD, MPH, Senior Director, Connected Health Innovation at Partners HealthCare. "This project represents the start of how smart technology, intelligent algorithms and world class clinical expertise can be combined to change the paradigm of care delivery."
This new partnership will combine real-world clinical experience and technological know-how to create innovative and useful mobile health and wellness tools.