Caption Health partners with Heartbeat Health on cardiac care

Caption Health announced today that it partnered with Heartbeat Health to provide earlier access to cardiovascular care.

Brisbane, California-based Caption Health will provide its Caption Care for clinicians to perform heart ultrasounds in convenient locations — including a patient’s home — using the Caption AI platform, while Heartbeat Health virtual cardiologists receive, read and interpret the ultrasounds remotely through their telemedicine partnership.

Heartbeat will then provide televisits and discuss findings with primary care teams for patients with abnormal cardiac findings via the virtual programs offered in the partnership, according to a news release.

Caption Health designed its Caption AI platform to provide a convenient, cost-effective solution for cardiac ultrasound in assessing heart failure. It received FDA 510(k) clearance in 2020 and picked up CE mark approval earlier this month.

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The top digital health startups in the world

About two-fifths of the startups in CB Insights’ second annual Digital Health 150 list are engaged in telehealth, a high-demand area amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

That is one of the big takeaways from the list of 150 promising digital health startups that CB Insights released today. CB Insights’ research team picked the 150 startups after using the company’s platform to evaluate nearly 8,000 startups on factors including patent activity, business relations, investor profile, news sentiment analysis, proprietary Mosaic scores, market potential, competitive landscape, team strength and tech novelty. (Download the full report here.)

The 62 telehealth startups on the list include telemedicine platforms such as cardiology platform Heartbeat Health (New York), virtual visit platform Doctor On Demand (San Francisco), and Livi medical app creator KRY (Stockholm, Sweden). There are remote monitoring and diagnostics companies including Oura (Oulu, Finland…

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