Zansors’ Chief Data Science Officer to speak at mHealth Summit 2014

Tysons, VA, December 3, 2014 -- Zansors’ Chief Data Science Officer Abhijit Dasgupta, PhD has been announced as a speaker at mHealth Summit 2014. Dr. Dasgupta will speak in the session Conditional Management with Mobile and Connected Health, on "Real-time monitoring of lymphedema using self-reporting, sensors and mobile technologies".

Dr. Dasgupta is the lead scientist on Zansors Cancer Survivor Symptom Tracker, a project funded by the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) SBIR Contract Program. Women who have undergone surgery or radiation for breast cancer are prone to lymphedema, swelling caused by fluid retention in the lymph nodes. Often they don’t see their doctors until symptoms become debilitating. Zansors Cancer Survivor Symptom Tracker allows these women to:

  • Quickly and easily input data on symptoms and quality of life on their smart phones or tablets
  • Send data to caregivers, from mobile devices and wearable sensors, using a HIPAA-compliant cloud-based system
  • Receive encouraging prompts to collect data or notifications to “see doctor,” before a crisis develops
  • Communicate complete health stories—as opposed to relying on memory during short, sporadic doctor visits

Dr. Dasgupta’s Co-Principal Investigator is Kathryn H. Schmitz, PhD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine.

What: Conditional Management with Mobile and Connected Health

When: Monday, 12/08/2014 11:00AM -12:00PM

Where: Room National Harbor 10-11

About Zansors

With our credo of “know yourself” Zansors® endorses a patient-centric health model. We believe that better health and wellness comes only when you know your health habits and symptoms, as they occur over time – not just when you see your doctor. Our evidence-based apps, sensors and digital tracking tools empower you to collect personal health data easily and affordably. So your health care decisions become clear, accurate, and relevant — based on you, not on someone like you. For more information please click here.

About the Conference

The largest event of its kind, the mHealth Summit gathers a uniquely diverse international delegation, including healthcare technology officials in government and industry; policymakers; academic researchers and students; healthcare providers; entrepreneurs; investors; public health and safety officials and patient advocates from across mobile and connected health. For additional information please click here.

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