Minneapolis Health IT startup receives FDA nod for remote monitoring system


Via News Release

MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 10, 2012)Preventice, Inc., a leading developer of mobile health applications and remote monitoring systems, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the company 510(k) clearance for its BodyGuardian Remote Monitoring System (RMS).

Developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, the BodyGuardian System uses sophisticated algorithms to support remote monitoring for individuals with cardiac arrhythmias. The BodyGuardian System will allow physicians to monitor key biometrics outside of the clinical setting, while patients go about their daily lives. A small body sensor attached to the patient’s chest collects important data, including the patient’s ECG, heart rate, respiration rate, and activity level. Patient data can then be transmitted to physicians via mobile phone technology.”

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