What is Our Product About?
StepUp Health is a wearable medical device designed to measure vital parameters while using the most recent advances in sensor technologies
What is it for?
Medical device is designed to help severe COPD patients and doctors in managing this disease
The Global Burden of Disease Study reports a prevalence of 251 million cases of COPD globally in 2016.
Globally, it is estimated that 3.17 million deaths were caused by the disease in 2015 (that is, 5% of all deaths globally in that year)
World Health Organisation 2017
How it works?
In combination of sophisticated software AI and the chest expansion analysis, StepUp Health provides processed health data both for the user and medical professionals
How it creates value?
With the enhanced monitoring of vital parameters doctors can make more accurate COPD treatment decisions, assess effectiveness of the treatment and medication. Due to improved health evaluation patients get more precise treatment plans and obtain control for their condition. Furthermore, it is known that home monitoring improves self-confidence, reduces disease-related stress and improves quality of live. Better disease management has direct impact on individual patient’s case and societal welfare. Lastly, due to the new approaches the home monitoring solutions reduce private and Health Care costs.
Features In a nutshell
Heart Rate (HR)
Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
Connectivity to SPO2 meters (Oximeters)
Algorithm detects and identifies:
Normal and abnormal breathing patterns
Counts breathing events per selected period of time
Self calibration mode
Possibility to compare health data from two time periods
All health data stored in personal App’s history for the user’s convenience
Why is it important to measure Breathing and Heart parameters at the same time?
It is easier to see whether the deterioration is caused by heart or COPD related reasons
Health deteriorations can be caused by other ailments and using both readings are important while investigating actual causality