Millions of patients are diagnosed with hypertension every year. The risk of uncontrolled hypertension includes stroke, heart failure, other heart problems, kidney disease, vision loss, sexual dysfunction, and increased risk of serious diseases caused by Covid-19. Systemic blood pressure is abbreviated as blood pressure. Blood pressure is the pressure acting on the blood vessel wall when blood flows in the blood vessel, which is the drive to promote blood flow in the blood vessel.
The blood pressure monitor is an instrument for measuring blood pressure. The blood pressure monitor used by doctors was invented by Italian scientist Hipione Rivarocchi in 1896. It has an inflatable cuff to block the blood flow. The doctor uses a stethoscope to listen to the pulse and read the blood pressure on the scale. With the development of science and technology, the blood pressure monitor has become increasingly convenient and accurate. Because of Covid-19, remote monitoring of blood pressure at home is also increasingly used.
TeleRPM BPM Gen 1 approved by FDA as Class II medical device is a specially designed blood pressure monitor, which can provide services for patients who need remote patient monitoring (RPM). The wireless cuff blood pressure monitor TeleRPM BPM Gen 1 measures systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and pulse rate, and then transmits accurate real-time data to the medical care platform quickly through encrypted 4G wireless technology.
Traditionally, blood pressure is only measured in clinics. When patients visit a provider's clinic or hospital, many things are beyond the control of the healthcare provider, which is only measured in a specific time point. It might be misleading in the care and diagnosis plan of hypertension. The next best way is to have the patient take measurements at home with a wireless cuff blood pressure monitor and have them write on a book they can carry during the visit. This method is an improvement of office measurement, but there are no methods to provide real-time information and analyze data for health care providers. Sometimes, the time interval between visits can be critical in treatment management. Therefore, the best solution is a wireless cuff blood pressure monitor with built-in IoT cellular connection, which can directly transmit real-time data to the provider.