healthio Plans to Integrate GE Healthcare's ECG Algorithm Into the healthio App

Thursday, March 15, 2018 General News
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Bringing clinical quality ECG algorithms for home use

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- healthio inc., a start-up that provides an Artificial Intelligence based

preventive health platform that empowers the consumer to effectively control / manage their health while enabling the physician to intervene and deliver quality care proactively, today announced a plan to collaborate with GE Healthcare. As a result of the collaboration, the healthio app will be developed to use a GE Healthcare proprietary algorithm, EK12, in their workflow to provide clinical quality ECG interpretation to home users in association with their health care providers.

healthio CEO Sanjay Mohan said, "This combination of simplicity and capabilities of healthio app and devices with GE Healthcare's expertise in the field of computerized ECG algorithms can bring clinical quality ECG interpretation closer to the user at home which can provide valuable insights to their clinician to detect abnormalities in the ECG and hence provide proactive care."

Ashutosh Banerjee, General Manager for Diagnostic Cardiology at GE Healthcare said, "GE Healthcare is one of the pioneers in the field of computerized ECG algorithms, which help clinicians interpret ECGs. Today, with our latest algorithm, EK12, we have taken this capability to the cloud, which will allow innovative startups like healthio to bring this capability to users at home in association with their healthcare network. With machine learning currently in development this has the capability of helping health care providers detect heart problems early to keep their patients healthy and well."

healthio will soon add a handheld ECG device to its offering which currently includes a blood pressure monitor, blood glucose monitor, a pulse oximeter, an activity tracker and a smart scale, all of which seamlessly connect to the healthio app. This allows individuals to monitor and track their health vitals, see trends over time, and share them with close family and doctor for support and motivation.

About healthio inc ( Health & wellness is what happens during the 5,000+ waking hours per year spent away from the doctor. healthio is here for that, empowering individuals to take charge of their health management, become smarter about their health-related actions and outcomes, and make preventive healthcare a reality.

healthio is a data aggregation platform that is a combination of a state-of-the-art health-tracking app and four quality health devices that provide answers to questions about health and wellness. It allows a user to connect and share insights with a chosen support network and easily stay informed about the outcomes of their healthy habits.


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