Bangalore-based start-up, Cardiotrack, an IoT and AI technology platform for cardiac care
21st June, 2017 Bangalore: Bangalore-based start-up, Cardiotrack, which provides best-in-class predictive diagnosis for cardiovascular diseases announced today that it has expanded its operations to North America. Cardiotrack, an innovative IoT and AI platform in the cardiac space has collaborated with the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico, to set up its operations and transform people’s lives through their breakthrough diagnostic products.
A Letterof Intent (LOI) to this effect was signed with the Governor of Nuevo Leon, JaimeHeliodoro Rodríguez. Cardiotrackwill set up operations in Nuevo Leon’s capital, Monterrey and also investin a unit to train people. This collaboration will create close to 200 jobs in NuevoLeon.
Founded by industry veterans Ashim Roy and AvinAgrawal, the Cardiotrack platform is designed to fulfill thebasic requirements of primary healthcare centres (PHC). Deployed at PHCs in emerging marketsincluding rural India, Cardiotrack, in the absence of a Cardiologist, diagnosesand captures heart health data for their patients. It's an IoT and AIplatform which enables instantaneous cardiac monitoring and flow of informationthrough Android-based smart devices between a physician and a cardiologist,thus providing providing primary healthcare physicians in non-urban areas a wayto detect early signs of cardiovascular disease in their patients.
Talkingabout the collaboration, Ashim Roy, co-founder, Cardiotrack said, “We are pleased to have partneredwith the Governor of Nuevo Leon for setting up operations in his state. Ourfocus is primary care and improving the quality of the diagnostics available atPHCs. We believe, we have the most in-depth knowledge ofchallenges faced by doctors and patients at the PHC. At Cardiotrack, innovation revolvesaround efficient ways to bring quality health care services to lots of peoplethrough use of Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). Weare certain that we can make a huge difference to the lives of people, not justin India but across the globe. This partnership is one such step towards makinghealthcare accessible and affordable to all.”
“Cardiotrackis revolutionising the way cardiovascular diseases are diagnosed. A majorreason for getting traction in the market has been affordability, ease of use,device mobility and data portability that the product renders to its users.Most of the health diagnostics products are not only expensive, but can only beoperated in hospital environments and do not have any capability to share ECGscan with a cardiologist who may be hundreds of miles away. Cardiotrackaddresses this major challenge that exists in the ecosystem by providing atechnologically advanced and a cost effective product.” added AvinAgarwal, co-founder, Cardiotrack.
Today, Cardiotrack is present in emerging markets ofthe world, including India, Myanmar, Indonesia, and Mexico among others. At a timewhen coronary heart disease is one of the major healthcare challenges facingthe World, Cardiotrack is addressing the concern through its innovativediagnostic solutions for cardiac care, globally.