Internet of Things Community (IoTC) and Zebra Technologies Collaborate on Inaugural Health Slam™ Event to Improve Patient Care

Zebra to showcase breakthrough solutions at world’s first, largest virtual conference dedicated to IoT in Healthcare and Life Science

SAN FRANCISCO - Sept. 7, 2016 -  Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, today announced its participation in the inaugural Health Slam 2016 IoT for Healthcare virtual conference on Dec. 2, 2016. Zebra’s Global Healthcare Practice Lead, Chris Sullivan, will serve as Chairman of the Health Slam Advisory Board.


  • Zebra provides the kind of visibility that lets healthcare facilities see into every aspect of the operation and the patient journey. Its visionary, end-to-end patient ID, clinical mobility and healthcare intelligence solutions enhance patient safety, staff member productivity and operational efficiency.
  • Health Slam explores the application of IoT in Healthcare across digital transformation; security and privacy issues; regulatory compliance (HIPAA); consumer-driven healthcare; remote patient monitoring; patient-centred analytics; cognitive applications; government regulations; device interoperability and data integration; and sharing of patient data.
  • Health Slam event is the premier IoT event for the vertically-orientated practitioner with a specific emphasis on the opportunities and challenges associated with the application of IoT across Healthcare & Life Sciences; improving the provision of patient care, advancing the research for new cures for diseases, and ultimately helping to save lives.
  • For more information or to register for the event, visit Registered attendees will also benefit from receiving full access to all IoT Slam 2016 sessions. cheque out this IoTC video:



David Hill, Executive Director, Internet of Things Community

"We are excited to welcome Zebra Technologies as a corporate member of the IoTC and Chris Sullivan as the new Chair of the Health Slam Advisory Board. Their long-standing expertise in the Healthcare domain will prove invaluable in enabling collaboration between key stakeholders and core members of the Healthcare and IoT ecosystem. We look forward to Zebra's contributions at the inaugural December meeting and unveiling further Health Slam and IoTC members soon.”

Bill Mortimer, Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Spirent Communications and IoT Slam organising Committee Chairman

“We are excited to welcome Chris Sullivan to the Health Slam Advisory Board. Zebra is leading the way in IoT for healthcare and providing visibility solutions with its long-standing expertise in the areas of patient identity, clinical mobility and operational intelligence. Health Slam attendees will have a first-hand view of Zebra’s contributions to help caregivers deliver a more innovative, patient-centred delivery of care.”

Chris Sullivan, Global Healthcare Practice Lead, Zebra Technologies and new Chairman of the Health Slam Advisory Board

"Zebra is pleased to join the Internet of Things Community and play a leadership role in its Health Slam movement. We look forward to collaborating with members of the IoT Community as we explore how to best leverage IoT in healthcare to connect the right patient to the right care at the right time.”

About Zebra 
With the unparalleled visibility Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) provides, enterprises become as smart and connected as the world we live in. Real-time information – gleaned from visionary solutions including hardware, software and services – give organisations the competitive edge they need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses and customers, and empower their mobile workers to succeed in today’s data-centric world. For more information, visit Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

About Health Slam - an IoT Slam® production
Health Slam is the world’s first and largest virtual IoT conference, exclusively dedicated to the advancement of IoT within Healthcare and Life Science industries. Health Slam 2016 aims to provide clarity and simplicity about the game changing IoT opportunity (whilst addressing the risks) facing the Healthcare and Life science industry. The event builds on the successes of our community’s marquee IoT Slam 2015 and 2016 events and is co-organised in association with the Healthcare Executives Network (HExN) – the world’s largest Healthcare Practitioner Community, consisting of over 250,000+ professionals. The virtual conference delivers exclusive, cutting edge IoT content that is catered for CxO’s, senior Healthcare IT executives and business line management in Healthcare, Hospitals, and Life Sciences industry. Health Slam features the most compelling topics focusing on how to improve patient care, find new treatments for diseases and ultimately save lives.

About Internet of Things Community™
The Internet of Things Community is the world’s largest CxO community of senior business leaders and IoT practitioners consisting of 15,500+ members. The function of the community is to focus on the adoption and application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand and contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical & operational issues. For more information about the Internet of Things community, or to apply for free membership, please visit Keep up to date on Twitter by following @IoTChannel or using the hashtag #IoTSlam.

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Zebra Technologies

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