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Heart Murmur-Detecting Oakland Digital Health Company Eko Lands Fifth FDA OK

"We can change the trajectory of how we care for patients," says Connor Landgraf, Eko co-founder and CEO.
July 14, 2022

Even for the trained ear of a doctor, a heart murmur is tough to hear. Now the Food and Drug Administration says an Oakland company can help. Eko Devices Inc. won FDA clearance this week for its machine learning-powered software coupled with a "smart stethoscope" to detect and characterize murmurs in adults and kids. It is the fifth OK for Eko going back to 2015, mainly for hardware and software that includes algorithms to detect atrial fibrillation and other heart conditions.

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