Livongo is a Silicon Valley-based healthcare company. Recently the company announced it was launching a new piece of medical equipment aimed at those with hypertension. The new design consists of a cellular-specific blood pressure monitor that connects with an online platform via an app that users can link with. By using the app and the platform user’s measurements are archived in the cloud, even when not connected to WiFi. Besides the app and the monitor, the package also includes live support from licensed professionals. The software is also created to give users a nudge in the appropriate direction, enabling them to better manage blood pressure spikes.
- Some people who have a lot of money will be able to get these monitors before others.
- Being able to diagnose yourself and check your blood pressure at all times is so cool.
- Never before has a monitor of this nature been released to the public so it has a lot of hype.
“Livongo, a Silicon Valley firm, is releasing in the U.S. its cellular-based blood pressure monitor, along with a smartphone app and accompanying online platform for managing and sharing the readings.”