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Israeli fetal heart rate monitor to launch in Australia

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Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Source: Israel21c

When David Groberman’s wife, Odelia, was pregnant with their third child, some concerns sent the couple scurrying from one medical appointment to the next.

After arranging for babysitting, driving to the appointment, finding parking, and waiting, the actual fetal monitoring exam took only several minutes – and then came another round of waiting for the physician to analyze results.

When David Groberman’s wife, Odelia, was pregnant with their third child, some concerns sent the couple scurrying from one medical appointment to the next.

After arranging for babysitting, driving to the appointment, finding parking, and waiting, the actual fetal monitoring exam took only several minutes – and then came another round of waiting for the physician to analyze results.

Fortunately, the story ended happily: their son is now a healthy six-year-old. And all the anxiety, stress and inconvenience also ended up for the best because it led David Groberman to cofound HeraMED, a med-tech startup that has developed HeraBEAT, a unique smartphone-based fetal heartbeat monitor for home use.

Expectant mothers can use HeraBEAT to monitor their fetus’ heartbeat and share that data securely via the cloud with an authorized healthcare provider – without leaving home or office.

The device is manufactured in Israel and was soft-launched in Israel mid-2018. International roll-out is starting in the UK and Australia. This company in December IPOed on the ASX.

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