The partnership aims to bring technology, healthcare together, enabling hypertensive patients to avail all kinds of services right from diagnosis to monitoring to treatment under one roof
OMRON Healthcare India, has partnered with PhableCare to provide a one-stop remote hypertension management services at home. The platform aims to bring technology and healthcare together, enabling hypertensive patients to avail all kinds of services right from diagnosis to monitoring to treatment under one roof. It’s an amalgamation of doctors’ expertise, patients’ data, health devices and the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI / ML) onto a single platform.
Speaking on this development, Masanori Matsubara, MD, OMRON Healthcare India said, “With autonomous & AI based healthcare becoming a reality in the new normal, the association will usher in India’s first-of-its-kind remote hypertension management service. So far, OMRON has been contributing towards empowering people to keep track of their heart health by providing quality digital blood pressure (BP) home monitoring solutions. However, with the merging of our synergies with PhableCare, we will be able to make millions of patients utilise the monitoring services efficiently under the supervision of doctors from the comfort of their homes. The patients will get access to an accurate monitoring device, proper diagnosis, prescription, real time tracking and monitoring, and even efficient drug delivery and risk analysis under this solution.”
The endeavour is a step ahead for OMRON Healthcare in India to realise its vision of ‘ZERO HEART ATTACKS and ZERO BRAIN STROKES’ by making people realise the importance of timely and accurate blood pressure monitoring. The users would have to download the app PHABLE on their mobile devices and choose the right subscription packages to start the journey. As of now, the app has a subscriber base of 65,000+ patients with 800+ doctors on board. The association will be instrumental in scaling up the reach to one million hypertension patients in the next 12 months. The two subscription packages available are the Omron HEM 7120 for Rs 1499 and the Omron HEM 6232T for Rs 3990. While both come with a free Phable livecast consultation, the latter has more features like being Bluetooth enabled and wrist wearable, with a flexible cuff, managing two user memories (upto 100 measurements), has a morning average indicator as well as an average of three readings, etc.
On this association, Sumit Sinha, CEO and Co-Founder, PhableCare said, “The last few months have brought a major shift in consumer behaviour where a large population is accessing their basic needs through smartphones. Healthcare is a basic need and PhableCare truly believes that good healthcare access is a fundamental right for every citizen. At PhableCare, we are focussed on bringing better healthcare outcomes for chronic disease patients; helping doctors save hundreds of lives and women deliver healthy babies. This partnership brings together the world’s leading digital BP monitoring device manufacturer, OMRON, with India’s largest hypertension management company PhableCare together. The effort is to bring about a fundamental change in how healthcare is accessed and outcomes are driven for Hypertensive patients.”