News | May 27, 2014

IneedMD Inc.'s EKG Glove Named in Top 4 Battlefield Medical Technology Innovations

IneedMD Inc. ECG EKG Glove

May 27, 2014 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared EKG Glove by IneedMD Inc., based in New York, has been recognized as one of the most cutting edge medical technologies ready to save lives in battlefield situations. Named among the Ultrasonic Tourniquet and the HemCon bandage, the EKG Glove designed by IneedMD's co-founder Govindan Gopinathan, M.D., was identified as one of the most powerful medical technology innovations that can be applied to saving lives in combat. In an article written by James Scott on the popular federal contractor website the technology is explained as, "One of the most exciting recent innovations" to come onto the ECG and medical technology scene.

The EKG Glove has gained accelerated attention after a meeting with Relyant CMO and retired Army General Steven Anderson who stated, "It's simple, this technology will save lives." The company has been making their rounds throughout K-Street while evaluating multiple federal contractor teaming arrangements for optimal and expedited distribution to the VA and DoD. This cost affective and disposable technology takes only seconds to apply can be plugged into a mobile device or laptop to monitor the condition of the patient and due to its light weight and size, the EKG Glove is the most mobile ECG technology in the world today.

"I had the misfortune of being on a boat and witnessing a friend have a heart attack and three weeks later he was found dead," explained Gopinathan. "This left a lasting impression on my mind and I was determined to create a 'gadget' that could record an ECG regardless of your location. People with heart conditions need to be able to monitor their heart rate without the cumbersome cords and heavy equipment." A decade later the EKG Glove became a reality and is rapidly gaining the support and attention of the medical technology community.

IneedMD's goal is to provide the EKG Glove to the military, hospitals and retirement communities as a convenient and lightweight alternative to the traditional ECG machine. "This article on has placed us in a position to receive targeted attention from the federal contractor community and more important, the Military Veteran community," explained Gopinathan, "and now our technology can start falling in the hands of those it was designed to help."

For more information:

Related Content

HeartSciences MyoVista ECG Device Shows Promise in Detecting Abnormal Cardiac Function
News | ECG | April 27, 2018
HeartSciences announced the results of a clinical study of its electrocardiography device that applies continuous...
ECG Study of NBA Players Shows Need for Sport-Specific Normative Data and Guidelines
News | ECG | December 08, 2017
Cardiologists at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center compared electrocardiographic findings...
HeartSciences Announces CE Mark and European Launch of MyoVista High Sensitivity ECG

Just as a Doppler radar color image shows the energy of a storm, MyoVista provides physicians a detailed visual image of the energy distribution during the cardiac cycle.

News | ECG | August 22, 2017
HeartSciences announced the European launch of the MyoVista high sensitivity electrocardiograph (hsECG) Testing Device...
AUM Cardiovascular Receives FDA Approval for CADence ECG Device
Technology | ECG | August 08, 2017
AUM Cardiovascular announced it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for CADence, a...
More Than 20 Percent of Low-Risk Patients Receive Annual ECG
News | ECG | July 20, 2017
July 20, 2017 — More than one in five Ontario patients receive an ...
Heart Test Laboratories, HTL, MyoVista ECG, common stock offering
News | ECG | January 31, 2017
Heart Test Laboratories Inc. (HTL) has successfully raised $12 million by way of a Common Stock private placement...
AirStrip One, ECG management, web client, U.S. clearance
Technology | ECG | October 11, 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(K) Class II clearance to a web client for the AirStrip One...
Carestream, Vue Motion universal viewer, ECG waveforms, diagnostic reading, FDA clearance

Image courtesy of Carestream Health

Technology | ECG | November 20, 2015
Carestream has obtained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for diagnostic reading of electrocardiogram (...
CardioSecur mobile ECG, 22-lead, 360 degree view of the heart, CardioSecur Pro

Image courtesy of CardioSecur

Technology | ECG | October 08, 2015
Personal MedSystems introduced the first and only 22-lead mobile electrocardiogram (ECG) system, CardioSecur, at the...
Mortara, ELI 280, TouchScreen ECG, ECG advances, new ECG technology

The Mortara Eli 280 is part of a new generation of ECG systems that integrate touchscreen monitors to improve workflow.

Feature | ECG | September 16, 2015 | Dave Fornell
The resting electrocardiogram (ECG) has been us
Overlay Init