Deborah & David - Thank you for your responses on this. I manage Equivital's strategy & operations here in North America, and we are actively involved in the fight against Ebola. We have been in close contact with USAID, CDC, White House, MSF, and a few other agencies who are sponsoring efforts in West Africa. While we must continually explore new ideas to find innovative ways to protect these brave healthcare workers, Equivital has invested a lot of time and resources in perfecting this technology, which is already being used to monitor heat stress in hazardous environments. We have a fully customizable, scalable and deployable solution today which will undoubtedly minimize risk and save lives. Together we have a chance to prove to the world how far wearable technology has progressed.
The capabilities of our system are vast including the real-time monitoring of multi-parameter physiological data, and integrated predictive analytics which can be used to detect negative outcomes before they occur, thus avoiding major crisis. Equivital can be used in addition to some of the sophisticated PPE initiatives that are being launched.
We believe it's a social responsibility to protect those who are working hard to contain and one day eliminate Ebola and an opportunity to show the world how far wearable technology has progressed. I will be in DC this Friday (11/14/14) presenting our case. If you are around and would like to speak further, please do not hesitate to connect with me.