Eko Gets FDA Clearance for Digital Stethoscope With ECG


Summary: The device can be used in a doctor's office and could be prescribed to heart disease patients to support remote monitoring and reduce readmissions.
Eko Gets FDA Clearance for Digital Stethoscope With ECG

Eko has secured 510(k) clearance for a second digital stethoscope that also has a 1-lead electrocardiograph (ECG) as well as heart sounds. In a phone interview, Eko CEO Connor Landgraf said Eko DUO heart monitor would be used to improve patient monitoring for heart conditions and simplify heart exams. It could also be prescribed to heart disease patients by physicians to support remote monitoring, not only to engage patients in their health but also to reduce readmissions.

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