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CoviFit

Intelligent monitoring of people with covid19 recovering at home.

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CoviFit enables remote monitoring of patients by Doctors using wearable and digital devices. 

What is the need are you focusing on?

People who have covid or might have covid and are staying home need to be monitored closely as symptoms can develop rapidly and abruptly. Doctors need critical information on a daily (or hourly) basis yet prefer to avoid unnecessary person-to-person contact with patients.  

Which type of submission are you sharing?

  • Sharing a pivot idea your organization is considering or could consider

Describe the business pivot or adaptation in 3-4 sentences.

RespiFit is developing a solution for intelligent monitoring of asthma, AsthmaFit. Our network of pulmonary doctors has identified the urgent need for remote monitoring of covid patients. RespiFit is considering a modified version of AsthmaFit supplemented with additional devices as a new solution for remote and intelligent monitoring of covid patients.

Do you plan to implement this solution?

  • Maybe-with additional support

Describe the impact that this solution will create in the world.

Will enable the remote monitoring of patients with covid staying at home by Doctors while minimizing person-to-person contacts and hospital visits. Community of people with ocvid or suspected of having covid who are staying at home while being monitored. For the covid epidemic the number of people that must stay at home under medical supervision is estimated to be 5 times the number of people that are hospitalized. Per 1 million population, with an assumed incidence rate of 10%, this amounts to 80k people per 1m population. We need to adapt the current interface for AsthmaFit, modify the device, and enable connectivity to other digital devices which will be used by the patient daily or by a visiting HCW weekly. This will require a time period of approximately 3months.

What is the name of your business or organization?

RespiFit. We are considering a joint venture RespiSafe.

What does your business/company do? Whose needs does your business/company address? Who do you serve?

RespiFit is a Digital Health company focusing on respiratory health. We are at the pilot study stage with our first product AsthmaFit. We are in the development stages of another product related to TB. We serve patients and Doctors. During this crisis we have realized that that our technologies and knowledge can be implemented for solutions in monitoring patients.

What is your profession?

Entrepreneur co-founder of RespiFit

Where are you located (country)?

Greece

Where are you located (region)?

  • Europe

What industry is your business/company in?

  • Entrepreneur/Investor
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Sciences/Scientist

How many people does your business/company employ?

  • 0-10

How old is your business/company?

  • 1-2 years old

Which classification describes your organization/business?

  • Business

What kind of stakeholders and partnerships are needed to pursue this solution?

  • Funding- Grants
  • Funding- Investment
  • Stakeholders/Partnerships- Government

Do you need help building partnerships and finding partners?

  • Yes

If Yes to the above, please share 1-2 sentences describing the specific help you desire.

Connections with health ministries of nations. Connections with Health Insurance companies.

What do you think are the main barriers to implementing this solution?

Funding

If you are currently working on a pivot, what have you learned so far?

Funding is always the main bottleneck! Communicating with end-users is critical to designing a good product.

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your solution? Are you participating in these efforts?

EUvsVirus Hackathon

Website URL

www.respifit.co

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