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Mobile solution to monitor heart rate

System: FibriCheck

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Problem Statement

To find an solution to help adddress the fact that compared with other local authorities, overall premature deaths (preventable and not preventable) from cardiovascular disease, cancer and respiratory disease in Manchester are all the highest in England.  Most patients with Atrial Fibrillation do not show any symptoms before they have a stroke so early detection is the key.

What was the solution?

"FibriCheck"

  • FibriCheck is a cloud connected mobile solution to monitor heart rate, heart rhythm and tracking symptoms

  • FibriCheck utilises optical signals (“Photoplethysmography” or PPG) to accurately detect heart rhythm disorders

  • Compatible with any device that has a PPG sensor, including smartphones (camera derived PPG) as well as smartwatches (LED derived PPG)

  • The data collected in each scan is reviewed and a report generated.

  • Delivers early detection of heart problems to ensure that the patient is put on the correct care pathway.

What are the Benefits.

Proactive answer to a major healthcare issue in Manchester

  • Compared with other local authorities, overall premature deaths (preventable and not preventable) from cardiovascular disease, cancer and respiratory disease in Manchester are all the highest in England.

  • Most patients with Atrial Fibrillation do not show any symptoms before they have a stroke.

Saves Money

  • PHE estimates the average cost of a stroke is £24,000

Easy to Use and Implement.

  • Simply need to sit twice a day for a minute to gather the data

  • The average Smartphone is all you need to use FibriCheck

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