Parks Associates announces advisory board for Connected Health Summit: Independent Living and Wellness

by Parks Associates | May. 11, 2020

International research firm Parks Associates announces the advisory board for its seventh annual Connected Health Summit: Independent Living & Wellness that will take place on September 1-3, 2020 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California. The executive conference examines smart home platforms, on-demand services, voice assistants, and wearables that empower consumers, caregivers, and providers with new insight into patient health.

Recent research from Parks Associates finds that one-third of consumers in US broadband households are interested in wearables monitoring their health, including 20% who are very interested. Connected Health Summit provides insights on consumer health and wellness solutions aimed at improving quality of life, with a focus on crossover opportunities among smart home solutions and independent living.This presents a vast market opportunity for industry players with a footprint in the home willing to expand into the connected health space.

Confirmed Advisory Board Members:
Michael Farrell, SVP & GM Hospitals and Health Systems, MDLIVE
Tori Ames, Telehealth, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Lainie Muller, Director, Health & Wellness, Strategic Sales,
Florin Fortis, Director of Products and Partnerships Development, Humana Wellness Solutions, Humana
Chuck Hector, Chief Revenue Officer, Papa
Dr. Yuri Quintana, Chief, Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Isreal Deaconness Medical Center, Harvard Medical Center
Gene Wang, CEO, PeoplePower
Sarah Jones, VP of Commercial Product, GreatCall
Dr. Shea Gregg, Founder, FallCall
Geoff Gross, CEO and Founder, Medical Guardian
Frances Ayalasomayajula, Head of Population, Health Portfolio, Worldwide Healthcare, HP
Nathan Treloar, President and Chief Operating Officer, Orbita
Gil Adato, COO, Sleep Score Labs
Andrew Altorfer, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CirrusMD
Rob Schneider, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Omron
Amber Kappa, Vice President of Platform Partnerships & Business Development, Samsung SmartThings

Parks Associates’ Connected Health Summit is supported by:, Rapid Response Monitoring, Nortek Security & Control, and Sprosty Network.

Parks Associates is still accepting submissions to speak at Connected Health Summit through June 1 at

For more information about this event please visit

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