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A Sony Consumer Health Platform

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000207990D
Publication Date: 2011-Jun-17
Document File: 5 page(s) / 572K

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Jaime Chee: INVENTOR

Abstract

Socio-economic trends in our society will cause a major shift in the way we handle healthcare. The tool to handle the problems that will arise is technology. As this health management tsunami swells, Sony should be prepared to ride the waves of change.

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Sony Corporation

Sony Electronics Inc.

IPD Case # 20103636

Title:

A Sony Consumer Health Platform

Description of the Invention:

Socio-economic trends in our society will cause a major shift in the way we handle healthcare. The tool to handle the problems that will arise is technology. As this health management tsunami swells, Sony should be prepared to ride  the waves of change.

Sony Healthcare Platform, (SHP) demonstrates a way for Sony to quickly enter the Healthcare market, by combining existing and new technologies to create healthcare services, accessible through Sony and other CE devices. Our make.believe goal: We believe we will improve the consumer’s fitness and lifestyle through our products. This paper attempts to describe how Sony’s technical prowess and its unique market personality can be focused on healthcare today, to motivate the consumer to this end.

Inventor:

Jaime Chee

Invention Disclosure:

 


Abstract  - Socio-economic  trends in our  society  will  cause  a major shift  in the  way  we handle  healthcare. The  tool  to  handle the    problems  that    will   arise   is   technology.  As   this    health management tsunami swells, Sony should  be prepared to  ride  the waves of change.

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Sony  Healthcare Platform (SHP,)  demonstrates a way for Sony to  quickly  enter   the  Healthcare market,  by  combining existing and   new   technologies  to  create   healthcare  services, accessible through Sony  and  other  CE  devices.  Our  make.believe goal:  We believe   we   will   improve   the   consumer's  fitness   and   lifestyle though  our  products. This  paper  attempts to describe how Sony's technical  prowess    and   its  unique   market  personality  can   be

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I.

US

National Health Expenditures [2]

focused  on healthcare today, to motivate the consumer to this end.

Index Terms- Bioinformatics, Biomedical  Computing, Biomedical Equipment, Health  Information Management.

I.  INTRODUCTION

Life Science has been designated as one of five R&D major focus  areas  in Sony.  Various groups  are working  to develop new products  for the health market, but this traditionally  takes years  and  are  subject  to  strict  governmental   regulations   in place  to  protect  the consumer.  To  enter  the market  quickly, SHP focuses on the "Wellness" aspect ofhealthcare which can be implemented using technologies that exist today. As Sony creates  more traditional  health products,  the goal is that  SHP will have already prepared an entry point for these.

A.   Rising Hea!thcare Costs in the

US

Today the

US

faces increasing health costs that threaten the population  [I];

U.S.

healthcare spending in fiscal 2007 was over $2.5

Trillion, accounting for 17.6 %of GDP. Total medical costs...