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Mar 2021

HeartForce to Commence CardioClin Multicenter Study in Uzbekistan

HeartForce is pleased to announce its latest multi-center study, to occur at the end of March 2021, in Uzbekistan. The research study will take place in coordination with three renowned heart centres, located in Tashkent and Karshi. The study will involve 1500 enrolled patients and will be supervised by the Eurasian Heart Foundation (EAHF), headquartered… Continue reading HeartForce to Commence CardioClin Multicenter Study in Uzbekistan

15
Dec 2020

HeartForce CAD Report – Seismocardiography: A Reliable Screening Method to Detect Coronary Artery Disease

HeartForce is pleased to present a report of its latest studies and results for identifying patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) using seismocardiography (SCG). The findings of this study tested the performance of HeartForce SCG technology in identifying patients with CAD compared to other methods, including ECG stress test and coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA).… Continue reading HeartForce CAD Report – Seismocardiography: A Reliable Screening Method to Detect Coronary Artery Disease

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Nov 2020

HeartForce Wins Award Over 2600 Companies at the K-Start Grand Challenge

HeartForce received the 5th place prize out of 2648 companies from 118 countries at the K-Start Grand Challenge in South Korea. Minister Park Young-sun and the Ministry of SMEs and Startups (MSS), South Korea, presented the award to HeartForce at a special Gala Dinner in Seoul. The first five teams received government grants and were… Continue reading HeartForce Wins Award Over 2600 Companies at the K-Start Grand Challenge

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Sep 2020

HeartForce Selected as Top 5 Company and Reaches Final Stage of G4A Partnerships Program with Bayer

HeartForce is proud to have been selected as a top 5 company for “Patient Monitoring” by Bayer and has been invited to participate in the company’s 2020 Cardiovascular Growth Challenge. HeartForce was selected as one of the  finalists from  who participated in the Bayer AG Deutschland G4A Partnership program. The G4A Partnership Program offers leading… Continue reading HeartForce Selected as Top 5 Company and Reaches Final Stage of G4A Partnerships Program with Bayer

15
Sep 2020

HeartForce Enters the Final Round Receives an Award Nomination in the 2020 Swiss Innovation Challenge

HeartForce has reached the final round of the 2020 Swiss Innovation Challenge. The challenge is both an innovation funding program and competition, organized by the Chamber of Commerce of Baselland, the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and the Basellandschaftliche Kantonalbank (BLKB). Twenty-five finalists and one winner will be selected from over… Continue reading HeartForce Enters the Final Round Receives an Award Nomination in the 2020 Swiss Innovation Challenge

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Aug 2020

HeartForce Accepted for 2020 Korea Grand Challenge Accelerator

Heart Force has been accepted as one of the Top 60 participant teams for the 2020 K-Startup Grand Challenge (KSGC) in Korea. HeartForce was selected from over 2600 applicants from 118 countries.  The K-Startup Grand Challenge is a Korean government-led initiative that supports talented local and international tech companies and entrepreneurs with the goal of… Continue reading HeartForce Accepted for 2020 Korea Grand Challenge Accelerator

01
Jun 2020

Using Gyrocardiography To Measure Cardiac Time Intervals

Essential for monitoring cardiac performance is the assessment of cardiac time intervals (CTIs). With the introduction of gyrocardiography (GCG) as a non-invasive technology for cardiac monitoring, HeartForce investigates the accuracy and reproducibility of estimating CTIs from the GCG recordings of 50 adults.

05
May 2020

Cardio Pro Achieves Gold Standard

HeartForce receives ‘Gold’ at German Innovation Awards 2020, with the presentation of the world’s first complete heart-screening device for the early detection and prevention of heart disease. As a leader in innovation and honouring both products and solutions that distinguish themselves primarily by their user centricity, the German Innovation Awards recognized the HeartForce Cardio Pro… Continue reading Cardio Pro Achieves Gold Standard

05
Mar 2020

Discovering the Repeatability of Systolic Time Intervals in Healthy Subjects

Using a combination of seismocardiogram (SCG) and electrocardiogram (ECG), HeartForce conducts an analysis on the repeatability of systolic time intervals (STIs) in healthy subjects via two experiments.

24
Sep 2019

Fighting Against Coronary Artery Disease

Using rest and exercise seismocardiography, HeartForce presents a non-invasive methodology in helping to identify coronary artery disease (CAD), and combating the most common cause of death worldwide. Discover how the fast, easy and inexpensive SCG examination compares to more traditional CAD assessments of exercise electrocardiography (ECG), coronary angiography and coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA).

12
Sep 2019

Computing in Cardiology Conference, Singapore

Heart force attended the Computing in Cardiology Conference 2019, Singapore, Singapore and presented the results of study “Estimation of Cardiac Time Intervals from the Mechanical Activity of the Heart Using Machine Learning.”

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Aug 2019

HeartForce Investigates Use of PCG, ICG and SCG in Wearable Devices to Detect Cardiac Time Intervals

In clinical examinations, HeartForce investigated the reliability of cardiac time intervals and beat-to-beat extraction of PCG, ICG and SCG signals in relation to the clinical gold standard of multimodal echocardiography (Doppler, TDI, and M-mode). The three non-invasive methodologies possess the potential to be embedded in wearable devices (ICG, SCG, and PCG), and detect clinically relevant… Continue reading HeartForce Investigates Use of PCG, ICG and SCG in Wearable Devices to Detect Cardiac Time Intervals

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Apr 2019

HeartForce Investigational Study – University Hospital of Zürich, Switzerland

To investigate the effects of the coronary artery disease on the morphology of the SCG and GCG waveforms, HeartForce designed and conducted an investigational study in the University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland. One hundred and fifty patients participated in this study, who were suspected of having coronary artery disease and were referred to the hospital for… Continue reading HeartForce Investigational Study – University Hospital of Zürich, Switzerland

05
May 2018

HeartForce Investigational Study – Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

To investigate the morphology of the SCG and GCG waveforms, Heart force designed and conducted an investigational study in Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. One hundred individuals in the 40-85 age range were recruited for this study.

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Aug 2017

New Board Members Appointed to HeartForce Medical’s Board of Directors

HeartForce Medical Inc. held its annual general meeting on August 31, 2017, electing four new board members. Dr. Kouhyar Tavakolian, Dr. Geoff Houlton, Kay Jessel, and Dr. Erwin Bauer were all elected to the board. Beat Naegeli now serves as the chair and Jennie Choboter is Secretary.  Kay Jessel was appointed by the newly-elected board… Continue reading New Board Members Appointed to HeartForce Medical’s Board of Directors

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Jun 2017

HeartForce Investigational Study – Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

To investigate the estimation of cardiac time intervals in healthy young individuals using the SCG and GCG, Heart force designed and conducted an investigational study in Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. For this study, 120 individuals in the 18-40 age range were recruited.

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Oct 2016

Identifying Respiratory Phases of Seismocardiogram (SCG) Cycles

In pursuit of identifying the respiratory phases of SCG cycles, HeartForce presents an  efficient, reliable and accurate approach in analyzing seismocardiogram cycles to identify the respiratory phases. Results obtained from the study possess the ability to be employed to enhance the extraction of clinically valuable information.

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Oct 2016

Robust Delineation of the Fiducial Points of the Seismocardiogram Signal

Designing a delineation algorithm, HeartForce investigates the ability to detect specific fiducial points of the seismocardiogram (SCG) signal with or without using the electrocardiogram (ECG). Analysis of the presented algorithm indicates whether the algorithm can be used for accurate and noninvasive estimation of cardiac time intervals.

05
Apr 2016

Systolic Time Intervals and New Measurement Methods

New methods of recording cardiac timings come to light, sparking renewed interest and novel applications for these cardiac timings. Systolic time intervals have been used to detect and quantify the directional changes of left ventricular function in the past, with new methods now suggesting other alternatives.

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Sep 2014

Automatic Annotation of Seismocardiogram

Prior research states that peaks on dorsoventral and sternal SCG correspond to specific cardiac events, leading to the potential of extracting such peaks for various types of monitoring and diagnosis applications. However, annotation of these peaks is not a trivial task. Here, HeartForce investigates an automated method to annotate these peaks by using automatic annotation… Continue reading Automatic Annotation of Seismocardiogram