According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in every 3 adults have high Blood Pressure (BP) and another 1 in 3 have pre-hypertension. Only 1/2 of the people have it under control and it costs the nation $47.5B in terms of health care services, medications and loss of productivity.
Our Inspiration Doctor's give instructions and there is sufficient information available to manage BP, yet people find it difficult to know what is applicable to ME and what to do on a day to day basis? Doctor's advice withers down with time. The founding team is passionate to create a personalized coach to manage blood pressure on a DAILY basis.
Jivayu is a character in the mobile app who coaches about BP Management. It keeps track of activities, sleep, medication and measurements automatically through various wearable s and mobile apps. It uses
- JNC8 (Joint National Committee for BP Management) guidelines,
- DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) eating plan
to generate personalized messages.
Jivayu first understands user's lifestyle and as part of the cheer leading team not only prods the user daily, but also allows family members to be part of the team. Jivayu chronicles user's activities, calorie intake, sleep, body vitals, highlight important insights and generate detailed information to review with their doctor.
- Coach - The app is designed to understand the user and generate actionable personalized messages based on their lifestyle, dietary patterns and BP numbers. Based on lifestyle and BP data, the app automatically reminds users to keep healthy lifestyle, take medications and timely measurements. Jivayu is not a reminder system.
- Expert System Tool - The app uses an expert system tool to generate personalized motivational messages and when it sees too many deviations from suggested guidelines, it involves family members and the doctor to lead a BP friendly healthy lifestyle.
- Doctor's digest - Graphs to show activity levels, sleep, BP, Weight and medication compliance between two visits.
- Automatic Data Collection - App integrates with other devices to capture activity, sleep, nutrition, BP data automatically every day from the cloud. New data is automatically loaded to Walgreens Balance Rewards System as well.