Advancing Chronic Disease Management with Technology
Combination of clinically validated blood pressure monitors and advanced software solutions
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Nov 24, 2020 – A&D Medical, a global leader in clinically validated blood pressure monitors and precision weight scales is proud to announce a partnership with mmHg Inc., a physician-led digital health company focused on technology assisted, evidence-based management of chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, COPD and obesity.
COVID 19 has accelerated the use of connected health and remote monitoring. Virtual and asynchronous care is the new normal and will last far beyond the pandemic as consumers become accustom to the convenience of a virtual care model. A&D Medical and mmHg Inc are partnering to enhance virtual care and chronic condition management.
A&D Medical and mmHg Inc.’s partnership formed to provide clinicians with a total solution for chronic care management. Reliable, clinically validated devices and advanced software solutions that provide healthcare providers with an easy way to connect with patients for more comprehensive management. “This collaboration brings device and manufacturing expertise together with clinical and software proficiency to create a solution that enriches patient care,” commented Steve Plunkett, President and CEO of A&D, Americas.
Simplicity and clinical practice, the cornerstone of innovation
The companies’ complete solutions, A&D Heart Track, are an easy to implement system focused on Hypertension, Diabetes, COPD and Obesity. “We are excited to be partnering with A&D to bring to the market bundled products that are simple, efficient, low-cost, and that enable a seamless user experience. Importantly, our guideline-concordant solutions enable providers to follow best clinical practice while generating revenue and improving care,” remarked Dr. Raj Padwal, CEO of mmHg Inc.
The initial product collaborations consist of the following:
- Home-use A&D Medical Devices that seamlessly connect via Bluetooth to a patient app and then automatically transmitted to a healthcare professional portal that allows for quick analysis and actionable data to manage the patient. The system is built to facilitate guidelines making it easy for clinicians and patients to follow best practices.
- An advanced, cloud based Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitor (ABPM) system that creates efficiencies in data collection and analysis. The system includes a Bluetooth 24-hour ambulatory device, a patient and professional app and a professional portal.
About A&D Medical
Since 1977, A&D Medical has manufactured and distributed a full line of advanced biometric monitoring solutions including blood pressure monitors, weight scales, pulse oximeters, and health monitoring devices for consumer and professional use. A&D Medical is the worldwide leader in connected health and biometric measurement devices and services for consumer wellness and chronic condition management, marketing under the A&D brand globally and also the LifeSource by A&D Medical brand in Canada. A&D Medical is a division of A&D Company, a global manufacturer of measurement equipment, with operations in around the globe.
About mmHg Inc
mmHg Inc. is a physician-led digital health company with clinical and academic expertise in the fields of internal medicine, hypertension, cardiovascular risk factor management, epidemiology, and technology-assisted care. mmHg Inc. creates low-cost, widely scalable solutions that improve patient outcomes, maximize efficiency, and ensure that clinical care follows best practice. They also have a focused interest in improving care in low-middle income settings and in disadvantaged populations.
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