Intelligent Monitoring for COVID-19: Real World Evidence Centered Around Auscultation

COVID-19 Monitoring Transformed Cough, COVID-19 Specific Lung Events: Capture audio from the torso in a patient friendly manner. Audio capture will be selective and provide the opportunity to identify coughs and specific features of cough. In addition, we provide periods of unfiltered audio on a schedule providing the opportunity to collect lung sounds to define patterns for COVID-19. Direct streaming mode via Wi-Fi provides you the ability to listen to…

Health Care Originals and University of Montana Agree to Collaborate on Solution for Chronic Cough Sufferers

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Originals (HCO), a leading digital health tech and wearable devices company that provides the only patch-type ambulatory cough monitor in the world, is pleased to announce a collaboration with Dr. Laurie Slovarp, of the University of Montana, who is pioneering a solution for people plagued with chronic cough. Read Full Article Here >

Guest Blog – Scott Fitch, Basketball Coach For 20 Years, Blogs About His Experience With Asthmatic Kids Playing Basketball

“Coach Fitch, I have my son’s inhaler in his bag in case he has an asthma attack.”  This has become a common statement by parents at our basketball camps. Have you ever seen anyone have an asthma attack?  I have.  It is scary to see a child have trouble breathing.  I felt helpless.  When I started coaching 20 years ago, there were very few kids that even knew what asthma…

Discovering What “ROCHESTER-MADE” Means – SALMAN BAKHT, CTO

As the CTO of a tech startup, I try to understand the connections between the past, present, and future — and working in downtown Rochester, those connections are palpable. We at Health Care Originals recently moved into our new office, which I was excited to learn is in the building that was once the headquarters of Michaels-Stern & Co., a major player in Rochester’s historic garment industry. The Rochester garment…

Silly Asthma Games – “I play them, do you?”

I did something foolish – ignored my asthma symptoms. I’ve had asthma all of my life. I’m also a co-founder of Health Care Originals, where every day we focus on all things asthma, including a vibrant social media platform where we share tips about dealing with asthma. About a month ago I had a severe, completely preventable asthma attack. Did I forget to take my preventive meds? No, I maintain…

Featured Success Story: Health Care Originals

Sharon Samjitsingh is asthmatic. This led her to ask a key question. Why hasn’t anyone invented an effective solution to manage chronic respiratory diseases when 10 million people die each year? Her search for an answer led her to cofound Health Care Originals Inc., an award-winning digital health startup, utilizing a combination of its own proprietary technology and technology developed at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. Read Full…

Dr. Bradford Berk, Former CEO Of University Of Rochester Medical Center, Joins The Board Of Health Care Originals

Dr. Bradford Berk, Former CEO Of University Of Rochester Medical Center, Joins The Board Of Health Care Originals "I am excited to join the Board of Directors of HCO. I have followed the company since its inception at the University of Rochester, and have been impressed at its steady growth, combined with its rapid innovation and product development. This is a particularly opportune moment for the company as they bring…

Eric Allyn, Former Chairman Of Welch Allyn, Joins The Board Of Health Care Originals

ROCHESTER, N. Y., Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Originals (HCO), the award-winning digital health startup is pleased to announce that Eric Allyn, former Chairman of Welch Allyn, has joined its Board of Directors. Eric Allyn is the former Chairman of the Board of Welch Allyn, Inc, which was sold to Hill Rom in 2015. In addition, Eric is founder and managing partner of two private investment funds, serves as…

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