Wearables Are Revolutionizing Healthcare, Not Just Fitness


By the end of 2015, investors are expected to commit more than $1 billion to wearable technology startup companies, according to a recent market research report. By the end of 2016, the entire wearable technology market will gross almost $2 billion in revenues.

Some companies, like FitBit and Jawbone, are focusing on wearable health and fitness gadgets  as their bread and butter products. Other legacy tech companies like Apple AAPL +0.56%, Google GOOGL +0.10% and Intel INTC +0.00% are making bold plays in healthcare, shaping the market with their considerable influence.


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A growth-driven and strategic executive, Peter Coffaro commands more than 20 years of progressive management success within the medical device industry. As a District Sales Manager for Stryker Orthopaedics, Peter was responsible for managing and directing a regional sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within the Rocky Mountain region. Previously, he was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Amp Orthopedics. In this role, Peter was responsible for planning, developing, and leading all sales and marketing initiatives. Peter is a former orthopedic distributor in the Pacific Northwest. He has also worked with DePuy Orthopaedics as well as Zimmer, and held positions in sales, sales training, and sales management. Peter has an extensive background in organizational development, business development, sales management, negotiating and P&L management. Peter holds a B.S. degree in Biology from Northern Illinois University.

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