American Heart Association Center for Health Technology & Innovation

Hello Heart joins American Heart Association’s Center for Health Technology & Innovation Innovators’ Network with a focus on hypertension

Hello Heart joins American Heart Association’s Center for Health Technology & Innovation Innovators’ Network with a focus on hypertension

Hello Heart, a best in class digital hypertension solution, will join the American Heart Association’s Center for Health Technology & Innovation’s (the Center) Innovators’ Network. The Association’s Center is focused on building and fostering health technologies and relationships in pursuit of innovative and scalable solutions across the healthcare market.

The Center helps members of its Innovators’ Network in the healthcare technology field align and integrate their technology with the Association’s science based health management plans to encourage development and adoption of digital healthcare solutions.

Hello Heart joins the Association’s Innovators’ Network bringing with them a solution that tracks blood pressure and coaches users in real time. In an effort to increase the accessibility of the American Heart Association condition management plans (called, CarePlans), Hello Heart empowers users to understand and improve their blood pressure and heart health. It delivers 2x better clinical outcomes. In a peer-reviewed retrospective study, 69% reduced blood pressure and the average systolic reduction was 22 mmHg (1).

This endeavor aims to couple Hello Heart to drive better personal adherence and control using the Association’s science-based CarePlans and health content with the intent of educating and engaging at scale with the promise of improving health outcomes.

“Heart disease is the #1 cause of death. 46% of Americans (2) have hypertension and home monitoring of blood pressure has become a critical part of care for them. Patients want to understand their results and learn what they can do to improve their health on the go. We’re excited to join forces with the American Heart Association in this important initiative,” says Maayan Cohen, Hello Heart CEO.

Hello Heart provides the right tools at the right time to drive sustained behavior change. Users receive an FDA approved wireless monitor that connects to their smartphone. AI-enabled digital coaching helps them understand their condition and provides clinically based wellness tips for each user. It delivers truly personalized, actionable insights. Hello Heart works with large self-insured employers. It allows leading F500 companies to provide a best in class hypertension solution for their employees.

About Hello Heart – https://www.helloheart.com/

MEDIA CONTACT: Chloe Park chloe.park@helloheart.com

(1) Improving patient engagement in self-measured blood pressure monitoring using a mobile health technology. Kaplan et al. Health Inf Sci Syst (2017)
(2) New 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association High Blood Pressure Guideline

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