Real Time Monitoring Of Vitals In Pediatric Subjects In A Home-Setting (Wearable USA 2017)

Dr Dhwanil Damania, Senior Biomedical Engineer
VitalConnect inc
United States

Presentation Summary

VitalConnect Inc. has developed a fully-disposable, low-profile and FDA-cleared (for adults) wireless biosensor (VitalPatch®) that is worn on chest. VitalPatch continuously captures multiple medical-grade biometrics (e.g. EKG, heart rate, breathing rate) and transmits the data via Bluetooth in real-time for up to 96 hours to a relay (tablet, wireless hub) and to the cloud. This talk highlights the accuracy of vitals and usability of VitalPatch in pediatric population in a home environment.

Speaker Biography (Dhwanil Damania)

Dhwanil Damania is a Senior Biomedical Engineer at VitalConnect Inc., a medical-device startup company in San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Damania's work includes biosensor investigation, sensor-integration, algorithm development, clinical protocol design and execution and data analysis. Prior to that, Dr. Damania worked as a Design Engineer at Stryker Endoscopy, developing endoscopic light source. Dhwanil received his PhD in Biomedical Engineering with focus on cancer diagnostics from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. He has a Bachelor's in Electronics and Instrumentation from Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences (BITS) Pilani, India. Dr. Damania has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal publications, patents and has presented several scientific talks at various international conferences.

Company Profile (VitalConnect inc)

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VitalConnect is a medical device and healthcare solutions company applying advanced biosensor technology and surrounding data management systems to deliver an innovative platform that is accretive to decision-making paradigms of health care professionals. VitalConnect's FDA-cleared and CE-marked VitalPatch platform is available for use in various care facilities.
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