U.S. Preventive Medicine’s® New Health and Fitness App, Macaw, Selected as a Top 10 Finalist in the Prestigious Consumer Electronics Show Mobile Apps Showdown

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Media Interview Opportunities at CES 2012 January 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas


U.S. Preventive Medicine, Inc., the leader in preventive medicine, just announced its new mobile health and fitness app has been named a top 10 finalist in the Consumer Electronics Show Mobile Apps Showdown. Macaw was designed to serve as a complete personal health monitor. Macaw is a full-feature app that assesses an individual’s health risks and serves as a hub to track health metrics and activity, as well as integrate information from other health and fitness apps, plus lab results and wireless devices. Macaw can be downloaded for free from the App store, Android Market and Amazon App store. It is enabled by Qualcomm Life, a wholly owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and was designed by Fjord, a leading design consultancy.

Fans have an opportunity to vote from their office, computer, ipad, etc. at http://mobileappsshowdown.com/vote/.
For inspiration, check out this fun video by U.S. Preventive Medicine: http://youtu.be/eCb3ctcH4GI. Voting ends on January 11. The winner will be announced both online and live at the Las Vegas Convention Center at 12:30 p.m on Thursday, January 12.

Visit us at CES 2012 in the Qualcomm Inc. Booth in South Hall, #30313 and Qualcomm Life Booth in North Hall, #3231.

Available for Onsite Interviews

Frederic Goldstein, President, U.S. Preventive Medicine, can discuss:

  •     The U.S. Preventive Medicine/Qualcomm Life partnership, which has the potential to transform the mobile health industry by combining strong clinical knowledge and wireless expertise
  •     Benefits of Macaw app and what makes it different
  •     U.S. Preventive Medicine’s mission

About U.S. Preventive Medicine®

U.S. Preventive Medicine (http://www.USPreventiveMedicine.com) is a leading global preventive health movement focused on saving lives and money by keeping people healthy and better managing chronic conditions before they progress. The company has developed The Prevention Plan™, an innovative health management program that is based on the clinical science of preventive medicine: primary (wellness and health promotion to keep healthy people healthy), secondary (screening for earlier detection/diagnosis) and tertiary (early evidence-based treatment to reduce complications and disability). The company is accredited in wellness and health promotion by NCQA (the National Committee for Quality Assurance) and disease management by URAC. More information can be found on Facebook (Facebook.com/pages/US-Preventive-Medicine/74237173411), Twitter (@USPM) and YouTube (YouTube.com/thepreventionchannel).

To arrange an onsite interview with Frederic Goldstein, please contact:
Trish Kapustka, (904) 891-6320, TKapustka(at)uspreventivemedicine(dot)com


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Trish Kapustka, APR, CPRC