29. November, 2017

L-Tek among the recipients of Puh recognition

The research and development group for a major achievement in the field of mobile-health is composed of experts from the Jozef Stefan Institute, SAVING and L-TEK.

Puh award recognises major achievements in medical equipment.

Dr Roman Trobec, Associate Professor, Dr Viktor Avbelj, Dr Matjaž Depolli, Dr Aleksandra Rashkovska Koceva, Tomaž Krištofelc, technician, Klemen Bregar, Dipl Ing, Dr Gregor Kosec, Associate Professor, Dr Uroš Stanič, Dr Ivan Tomašič, Boštjan Barbiš, Dipl Ing, and Marino Marinko Samardžija, Dipl Ing

The group produced a miniature device for recording the electrocardiogram SAVVY ECG, which enables for heart rate to be recorded unobtrusively during daily activities over several days, thus enabling the detection and investigation of heart rhythm disturbances over long periods, which had previously not been possible. An innovative ECG meter has been launched in the global market in the form of a medically proven product. Simple and safe handling, as well as affordable price also allow for personal use at home, which is a novelty on the global scale. Having been introduced into the range of widespread medical applications, the system will significantly contribute to more efficient and accessible healthcare for users.

Overall, the achievement is an exceptional example of a successful knowledge chain that has been realized in production and has proven that the field of biomedicine offers many opportunities for the implementation of advanced medical devices and services.

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