– First Runner-up HD Medical Only Healthcare Company Chosen from over 1000 Global Startup Entries –

SVOD Award

Santa Clara, CA – May 29, 2019, HD Medical, Inc. of Santa Clara, CA today announces it has been awarded First Runner-up in the Silicon Valley Open Doors Technology Investment Pitch Competition. The company reviewed the impact of how its innovative new ECG-enabled intelligent stethoscope, HD Steth™, is saving lives through HD Medical’s Screening as a Service (SaaS) business model.

“We awarded HD Medical SVOD19’s First Runner-up Award from 26 start-up finalists selected from more than 1000 applications,” said Anna Dvornikova, Managing Partner of TEC Ventures, the founder of SVOD. “Some of the best Silicon Valley investors judged companies during the 2-day conference. To win this award, HD Medical demonstrated truly disruptive ideas and impact, perfect product-market fit, a passionate team and the utmost readiness to raise funds.” continues Dvornikova.

HD Medical’s Social Impact
“HD Medical addresses both UN Sustainable Development Goals and UNICEF Custodian Indicators with a mass screening program in India where we are training 50 healthcare workers on HD Steth to screen over 500,000 children during 2019,” said Arvind Thiagarajan, Founder and CEO of HD Medical. “This is the largest initiative of its kind by threefold. Over the next 5 years, we will train over 3,000 healthcare workers who will screen 50 million underserved children worldwide.” adds Thiagarajan.

HD Steth™ Leveraging AI to Accelerate Risk Assessment
HD Steth delivers high-fidelity audio quality plus real-time visualization of heart sounds and ECG waveforms on a mobile device. In addition, HD Steth leverages AI-driven murmur detection with clinically proven accuracy of 90% sensitivity and 99% specificity. HD Steth can accurately and quickly identify congenital heart disease (CHD) at point-of-care accelerating risk assessment for the underserved.

About SVOD
Silicon Valley Open Doors is an international startup investment conference focused on Impact Through High-Tech Entrepreneurship; early startup founders from all over the world meet successful founders, famous Silicon Valley investors, and industry legends, who are shaping our lives today and influencing our future.

In SVOD’s 15-year history, every 3rd participating startup has been funded and about $850M has been raised to date from funds such as Draper Associates, Founders Fund, Salesforce, Yuri Milner, Y Combinator etc. For more information, visit www.svod.org.

About HD Medical, Inc.
HD Medical, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based innovator of digital health solutions for AI-enabled detection and management of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The company delivers its intelligent cardiac care solutions and products globally to medical professionals, hospitals and medical institutions as well as veterinarians through channel partners. For more information please visit www.hdmedicalgroup.com.

HD Medical, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based innovator of digital health solutions for AI-enabled detection and management of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The company delivers its intelligent cardiac care solutions and products globally to medical professionals, hospitals and medical institutions as well as veterinarians through channel partners. For more information please visit www.hdmedicalgroup.com.

Note to editors: HD Steth is a trademark of HD Medical, Inc. All other company, organization, product or alliance names herein remain the property of their respective owners.

– With Dual Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Dr. Ku Brings Valuable Insights –

Santa Clara, CA – April 23, 2019, HD Medical, Inc. of Silicon Valley, CA today announces the expansion of its senior management team with Dr. Rosemary Ku, MD/MBA/MPH joining as Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Dr. Ku will guide HD Medical’s product vision and road map, interface with the FDA, oversee numerous clinical trials as well as contribute to marketing and investor relations.

Dr. Rosemary is a practicing physician at Kaiser Permanente and comes to HD Medical from Lark Health where she served as the Chief Medical Officer focusing on chronic disease management. She previously served as Chief Medical and Strategy Officer for Restore Health and helped build the company from concept through acquisition by Zillion in 2017.

“For-profit companies have typically focused on building new technologies for consumers with both access and willingness to pay. HD Medical is different. HD Medical strives to develop the world’s best cardiac screening and monitoring tools for communities that need it the most,” said Dr. Ku, Chief Medical Officer at HD Medical, Inc. “With this mission, the company is rapidly opening new markets at the intersection of social impact and growth in India and rest of Asia through mass screening of children for congenital heart disease. HD Medical is pioneering a model for how companies in Silicon Valley can accelerate the dissemination of life-changing technology to underserved communities while still meeting investor expectations. I’m honored to help drive HD Medical’s clinical validation strategy, social impact, and growth.” adds Dr. Ku.

“HD Medical’s ability to gather comprehensive cardiovascular data remotely is a game changer in modern healthcare. The potential to intervene before catastrophic events can save lives and maximize the quality of life for those at risk. Dr. Ku will not only help clinically validate HD Medical’s existing technology but will also leverage cutting edge science to develop proprietary tools for the advancement of cardiac care. “said Arvind Thiagarajan, Founder and CEO of HD Medical, Inc.

About HD Medical, Inc.

HD Medical, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based innovator of digital health solutions for AI-enabled detection and management of cardio vascular disease (CVD). The company delivers its intelligent cardiac care solutions and products globally to medical professionals, hospitals and medical institutions as well as veterinarians through channel partners. For more information please visit www.hdmedicalgroup.com.

Note to editors: HD StethVet is a registered trademark of HD Medical, Inc. All other company, organization, product or alliance names mentioned herein remain the property of their respective owners.

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Santa Clara, CA – February 14, 2019, ELEVET Technologies of Worthington, OH and HD Medical, Inc. of Silicon Valley, CA today announce they have signed a distribution agreement. According to the terms of the agreement, ELEVET will offer HD StethVet® to the veterinarian community nationwide. HD Steth is an intelligent stethoscope with integrated EKG; this provides instantaneous insights from evidence-based medical diagnosis of an animal’s health.

HD StethVet’s ruggedized packaging has the look and feel of the familiar stethoscope making it a natural transition for veterinarians. HD StethVet transforms the way medicine is practiced at the point-of-care through real-time visualization of cardiac waveforms, EKG and body sounds on a mobile device. With patented sound processing technology which provides optimum amplification and noise cancellation, HD StethVet is perfect for environments with significant ambient sound such as a busy veterinary clinic.

“We are very excited to have ELEVET Technologies offering HD Medical’s latest intelligent stethoscope solution, HD StethVet, to help veterinarians more effectively care for their animal patients,” states Arvind Thiagarajan, HD Medical Founder and CEO. “Additionally, the ability to display, record, save and transfer visual plus audio health data for group consumption makes HD StethVet ideal for veterinary colleges where the next generation of veterinarians are being taught.

“Now veterinarians have access to the only advanced intelligent stethoscope with EKG, enabling accurate and instant diagnosis of animal cardiac and body conditions,” said Chris Scott, ELEVET Technologies President. “This is particularly important in clinics where follow-up tests can be difficult, time consuming and costly.” HD StethVet is consistent with ELEVET’s philosophy of delivering the latest design, technological and usability breakthroughs to better serve veterinarians and their patients, helping to grow veterinary practices.


About ELEVET

ELEVET Technologies is a marketing and distribution company of high-quality medical equipment and supplies to help grow veterinary practices. We have over 20-years of industry experience, supplying products from leading manufacturers around the world. For more information please visit www.ele-vet.com.

About HD Medical, Inc.

HD Medical, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based innovator of digital health solutions for AI-enabled detection and management of cardio vascular disease (CVD). The company delivers its intelligent cardiac care solutions and products globally to medical professionals, hospitals and medical institutions as well as veterinarians through channel partners. For more information please visit www.hdmedicalgroup.com.

Note to editors: HD StethVet is a registered trademark of HD Medical, Inc. All other company, organization, product or alliance names mentioned herein remain the property of their respective owners.

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– Screening Study Utilizes HD Medical’s New ECG-enabled Intelligent Stethoscope, HD Steth™ –

Mumbai, India – November 28, 2018, HD Medical, Inc. of Silicon Valley announces its participation in the large-scale Divine Mother & Child Health Program (DMCHP) cardiac screening study of 100,000 children at Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Centre for Child Heart Care & Training in Pediatric Cardiac Skills, Public Health Outreach Program, in Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India commencing on November 27, 2018.

Importance of the Cardiac Screening Study
The health of a child is the true wealth of the Nation. In India, over 300,000 children are born with congenital heart diseases (CHD), and thousands of them die every year without even the basic medical care1. Recognizing this problem and the need to screen and save the lives of infants, children and young adults, the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Centre for Child Heart Care & Training in Pediatric Cardiac Skills, coming up at Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, launched the Divine Mother & Child Health Program to screen 100,000 children from rural areas for CHD. The Program shall commence in Navi Mumbai and Panvel Taluk of Raigad District. Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani is a dedicated center offering cardiac care for the children of the State and the Nation Totally Free of Cost.

“Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani embarks on its CHD Free Maharashtra Mission, by creating an entire ecosystem conducive for ‘prevention to cure’ with the core value of compassion,” said Mr. C Sreenivas, Chairman of Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospitals. “The program aims to take health services to the doorstep of the most needy individuals in the community, especially rural children, and provide quality screening, detection and management services strengthened significantly by active stakeholder participation with nationally recommended guidelines and protocols.”

HD Medical’s HD Steth Employed in Study
Collaborating with a world leading innovator and technology partner, HD Medical Inc. from the USA, Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani’ s DMCHP has deployed diagnostic devices with cutting edge technology to enable CHD screening of the children at a rapid rate. “HD Medical has developed the world’s first Intelligent Stethoscope with Integrated ECG called HD Steth which can provide Instant Cardiac Insight,” said Mr. Arvind Thiagarajan, Founder & CEO of HD Medical, Inc. “HD Steth enables AI-based real-time visualization of cardiac waveforms and defects on a Bluetooth smart device App that enables cloud connectivity and AI-based interpretations for further analysis and diagnosis, all within a few minutes.” adds Mr. Thiagarajan. This innovative technology drastically reduces critical time lag in diagnosis and fosters evidence-based detection at point of care and Real time collaboration with specialists.

HD Steth

HD Medical’s HD Steth Intelligent Stethoscope with Integrated ECG

HD Steth App

HD Steth app displays heart and ECG waveforms on a smart mobile device

Realizing a Seamless Preventive Health Ecosystem As an important capacity building initiative, a state-of-the-art Pediatric Cardiac Screening & Training Skills Development Centre shall be set up at the hospital in Navi Mumbai to train medical and paramedical Government staff.

To align with the vision of Government of Maharashtra towards creating seamless preventive health ecosystem, the DMCHP shall actively collaborate with various Government departments such as the Department of Public Health, Department of Medical Education and Department of Women & Child Health Development.

The DMCHP shall also integrate a comprehensive screening of pregnant women aimed at antenatal and postnatal care. The program shall also cover infant and child health.
To further the nation’s commitment towards a healthy life for its mothers and children, the Divine Mother & Child Health Program emphasizes the need for individuals and institutions to take upon themselves this agenda and focus on the preventive aspect of healthcare spectrum.

About Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospitals
Since their inception, Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospitals have embarked on an inspiring journey of giving and receiving Selfless Love through serving over 75,000 children with Congenital Heart Disease to date. Sri Sathya Sai Health and Education Trust established in May 1970, is a Public Charitable Trust, under Section 12 A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 which runs these Health Care Institutions wherein services to all, irrespective of colour, class, religion, nation or financial status, are provided Totally Free of Cost. The Institutions are recognized by both the Central and State Governments as National Institutions of Public Service. To learn more please visit https://srisathyasaisanjeevani.org/

About HD Medical, Inc.
HD Medical, Inc. is a cardiac solutions innovator headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, USA. HD Medical designs and develops advanced medical products for use in screening and early detection of cardiac conditions. Coming from a tradition of helping to promote personal and community health, through exceptional healthcare diagnostic products and solutions, HD Medical, Inc. is committed to delivering “Higher Dimensions in Digital Health™”. The company delivers its innovative cardiac solutions and products to the Indian market through its distributors mentioned below:

Online distributor: Collateral Medical (http://www.colmed.in/hdsteth.html)
Contact no: 8108344766
Trade distributor: Mohaksh Systems
Contact no: +91 9833906161 & +91 9820139712
1. Lancet Journal

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HD Steth Offers Next-Gen Smart Stethoscope with Integrated EKG

See HD Medical at Arab Health Stand H1.B34 – US Pavilion
1/29/18 to 2/1/18
Dubai World Trade Centre Dubai, UAE

Dubai, UAE – January 29, 2018– At Arab Health, HD Medical Inc. will debut and demonstrate HD Steth™ a next generation Smart Stethoscope featuring an integrated EKG for instant and accurate cardiac diagnosis. For the first time it is possible to simultaneously capture and visualize heart sounds and EKG waveforms for detecting structural, electrical, mechanical and ischemic cardiac abnormalities.

HD Steth transforms the way medicine is practiced at the point of care with real-time Bluetooth transmission of cardiac waveforms to a smart phone or tablet. Patient data can be transmitted via the cloud to cardiologists or other specialists for diagnosis which can then be utilized to prescribe optimum treatment. Patient data can also be captured and shared with other doctors, insurance companies and electronic medical record (EMR) systems. HD Steth enhances the accuracy of diagnosis, quality of care, saves precious time and improves outcomes, thereby delivering the Gold Standard in Cardiac Care™.

“HD Steth uniquely performs Mobile Cardiac Monitoring™ ideal for medical applications including Triage, Screening and Monitoring, Digital and Home Health, among others, both in emerging and developed markets” said Arvind Thiagarajan, Founder and CEO of HD Medical. “To enable these applications and serve these markets, we are actively building our distribution channels for HD Steth worldwide as we receive tremendous market response.”

HD Steth is currently available outside the U.S., with US FDA certification anticipated by early Q3 2018. HD Medical is presently recruiting distributors and seeking strategic partnerships globally. Please visit https://hdmedicalgroup.com/meeting-registration/ to request a meeting.

~ Support Program Delivers Significant Channel Advantages for Unique Visual Stethoscope ~

Sunnyvale, CA – July 28, 2014 – Amidst growing distributor, partner and OEM demand for its new visual stethoscope, ViScope®, HD Medical, Inc. launches its new “Channel Advantage™” program. The philosophy behind Channel Advantage is to position HD Medical as business partner and revenue generator for these business relationships. Channel Advantage is multi-faceted ranging from value based pricing and integration support to providing qualified leads and marketing resources as well as achievement awards and discount models among other advantages.

“HD Medical is dedicated to channel success, giving corporate priority to the realization of a robust resource base they can call upon,” said Muthu Krishnan, HD Medical’s Senior Vice President of Business Development. “Channel Advantage targets distributors, partners and OEMs worldwide in the wake of huge sales successes internationally including a multi-million dollar order from the Government of India. Channel Advantage serves as the catalyst to make sales happen for these strategic relationships.”

With ViScope, HD Medical pioneers the concept of the state-of-the-art visual stethoscope offering a unique integrated high resolution visual display. ViScope provides better functionality with high definition sound quality and the ability to “see what you hear” for “dynamic auscultation™”. ViScope is used by cardiologists, general practitioners, nurses, paramedics and other medical professionals in private practice, hospitals and clinics. Of significance, ViScope records and documents heart anomalies for today’s evidence-based world, enabling it to serve as a stethoscope modality for electronic medical records (EMR). Additionally, ViScope performs remote patient monitoring supporting telemedicine applications for rapid patient screenings.

ViScope has received the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510 (K) clearance and CE certification. Distributors, partners and OEMs wishing to discuss relationships and the Channel Advantage program further should contact Muthu Krishnan, mobile: 408-483-8506, email: muthu@hdmedicalgroup.com

HD Medical Takes Stethoscopes into the 21st Century with the ViScope® Visual Stethoscope

San Francisco, CA – March 6, 2013 – At ACC.13, HD Medical Inc. a recently formed medical device research and development innovator headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, today announces the launch of US business operations. This new company is delivering revolutionary diagnostic technologies and products to the US market beginning with its flagship product, ViScope Visual Stethoscope. ViScope enables rapid patient screening for a timely diagnosis which can mean the difference between life and death. The ViScope helps populations gain access to healthcare through more effective and rapid screening, while reducing personal healthcare costs by eliminating unneeded tests.

“We are very excited to be launching our business operations through HD Medical, Inc. in Santa Clara, California as our business center for the US Market,” states Arvind Thiagarajan, the company’s Founder and Chief Inventor. “As a testament to the unique advantages of ViScope we are launching HD Medical, Inc. with established customers and strong recommendations from world renowned medical professionals.”

The New ViScope – Visual Stethoscope
ViScope represents a breakthrough in clinical auscultation diagnostics taking stethoscopes into the 21st century with a high resolution visual display plus high fidelity sound amplification of body sounds by a factor of 30. For the first time medical professionals are able to perform “dynamic auscultation” and see the heart beats they hear in real-time waveforms on an integrated visual display. Uniquely the ViScope leverages the sensitivity of the eye in addition to the ear yielding a more accurate diagnosis of patient conditions at the point of care.

“The ViScope allows superior auscultation with high definition sound quality and visualization creating a superior clinical diagnostic environment.” states Dr. Nelson Schiller, M.D., F.A.C.C., UCSF Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.

ViScope Debuts at ACC.13
HD Medical is unveiling the ViScope at the American College of Cardiology’s 62nd Annual Scientific Session & Expo, ACC.13 in San Francisco March 9-11, 2013. There attendees can see and use the ViScope to evaluate various heart sounds on the Cardionics SAM II Manikins at either the HD Medical booth S1151 or the Cardionics booth S1149. At the show HD Medical’s management will be interviewing distribution and licensing partners.

About HD Medical, Inc.
HD Medical, Inc. is a medical device research and development company based in Santa Clara, California. The company designs and develops medical solutions to speed patient screening and enables more accurate detection of cardiac conditions allowing healthcare professionals to see more patients and improve more lives. The company’s flagship product, the ViScope® Visual Stethoscope offers a paradigm shift in stethoscope technology empowering medical professional with “dynamic auscultation” the ability to see what you hear. The ViScope has been awarded the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510 (K) clearance. HD Medical promotes personal and community health through exceptional healthcare diagnostic solutions, reinforcing its commitment to delivering “Higher Dimensions in Healthcare”.

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