KardiaMobile® 6L is the first smartphone-based personal electrocardiogram (ECG) to be conditionally recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as part of its Early Value Assessment (EVA) pilot project.1KardiaMobile 6L has been recommended for use in psychiatric services as an option to measure cardiac QT interval for adults having or about to have antipsychotic medication, subject to the generation of additional evidence.1People taking antipsychotic medication are at increased risk of severe cardiac events 1 and their life expectancy is significantly lower than the general population.2There is an unmet need for more accessible and available measurements for detecting cardiac abnormalities in psychiatric services.1MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 26, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — AliveCor, the world’s leading innovator in personal electrocardiogram (ECG) technology, today announced the publication of the Early Value Assessment (EVA) by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) which conditionally recommends the use of KardiaMobile 6L in psychiatric services as an option to measure cardiac QT interval for adults having, or about to have, antipsychotic medication.1
There is an unmet clinical need for a more easily accessible and available measurement for detecting cardiac abnormalities in NHS psychiatric services, as antipsychotic medication can prolong the QT interval* and lead to severe cardiac events.1 Detecting cardiac abnormalities in people taking antipsychotic medication – such as prolonged QT interval – can inform choice of therapy, dosing and whether to stop therapy, and potentially avoid severe cardiac events, which are contributing to the significantly lower life expectancy of these patients, as compared to the general population. 1, 2 KardiaMobile 6L is a portable ECG recording device that provides instant detection of cardiac abnormalities and can be used to measure heart changes including cardiac QT interval.1
“Timely ECG monitoring of patients who are on antipsychotic medication can save lives. Having access to KardiaMobile 6L will mean potentially vulnerable patients can now be seen in the comfort of their homes, reducing their stress whilst ensuring that this essential monitoring is completed anywhere, at any time. It’s encouraging that NICE has recognised the need for early access to this important technology,” said Dr Mani Krishnan, Consultant Psychiatrist and Specialty Clinical Director, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust.
KardiaMobile 6L has been recommended as part of NICE’s EVA pilot project, created to drive earlier access to promising healthcare innovations for use within the National Health Service in England and Wales. The first and only NICE recommended smartphone-based ECG device, KardiaMobile 6L can be used by healthcare professionals in both a hospital setting and as part of routine home visits.1 This may reduce stress and anxiety amongst psychiatric patients as the test can be completed in familiar surroundings.1 Portable ECG testing also eliminates the need for travel and the requirement for conductive gel and undressing, which can cause reluctance and distress for patients.1 KardiaMobile 6L has the potential to ensure timely ECG testing is available which could help adults having antipsychotic medication get faster access to safe and effective antipsychotic treatment.1
“We are delighted that KardiaMobile 6L has been recognised by NICE and reviewed by the Early Value Assessment pilot project. This decision is testament to the clinical importance of detecting and monitoring heart disturbances both in clinic and at home, something especially important in psychiatric services,” said Sean Warren, Business Director UK&I, AliveCor. “We have a wealth of clinical data on the use of KardiaMobile 6L in cardiology, with NICE’s EVA recommendation we will now support the collection of real-world evidence as to its effectiveness in psychiatric services. We applaud NICE and the physicians that have worked on this project for their forward-thinking approach to the use of novel health tech within the NHS, as we know it is patients that will be the ultimate beneficiaries.”
NICE’s decision was based on a systematic review of eight studies that evaluated the technical performance of KardiaMobile 6L compared with a 12-lead device.1 Conditional to NICE’s positive recommendation is that further evidence on the use of this innovative technology in psychiatric services must be generated to inform a further full technology reassessment.1
*A prolonged QT interval indicates an abnormality detected on an ECG.3 This abnormality reflects a disturbance in the conduction of electricity in the lower chamber (ventricles) of the heart.3 Multiple factors can trigger prolonged QT interval including high doses of medications such as antihistamines, decongestants, diuretics, antibiotics, and antidepressants.3
Notes to editor
NICE’s EVA recommendation for KardiaMobile 6L’s use in psychiatric services1
KardiaMobile 6L can be used in psychiatric services as an option to measure cardiac QT interval for adults having or about to have antipsychotic medication while more evidence is generated only if:
A repeat QT interval measurement using a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) device is offered to:Women with a corrected QT interval (QTc) longer than 470 millisecondsMen, trans people having hormone treatment, and intersex people who have QTc longer than 440 millisecondsPeople who have a follow-up ECG with more than a 50 millisecond increase in QTcFor trans people not having hormone treatment, use the QTc threshold for their sex registered at birthTraining for healthcare professionals on recording an ECG, and measuring and interpreting QT interval is providedPeople are offered information about why this testing is done and why testing may be repeated using a 12-lead device after it has been measured using KardiaMobile 6LAdditional evidence required by NICE on KardiaMobile 6L in the use of psychiatric services1
NICE has requested that additional evidence is generated on:
The accuracy of KardiaMobile 6L to measure QT interval in adults having or about to have antipsychotic medicationsHow the test result affects clinical decision makingHow long the testing takes, who interprets the results and how often the test is repeated using a 12-lead devicePatient preferencesHow long it takes before antipsychotic medication is startedHow many adults who need an ECG to measure QT interval have oneHow common prolonged QT is in adults having antipsychotic medicationAbout AliveCor
AliveCor, Inc. is transforming cardiological care using deep learning. The FDA-cleared KardiaMobile device is the most clinically-validated personal ECG solution in the world. KardiaMobile 6L provides instant detection of Atrial Fibrillation, Bradycardia, Tachycardia, Sinus Rhythm with Supraventricular Ectopy, Sinus Rhythm with Premature Ventricular Contractions, Sinus Rhythm with Wide QRS, and Normal Sinus Rhythm in an ECG. Kardia is the first AI-enabled platform to aid patients and clinicians in the efficient detection of atrial fibrillation, the most common arrhythmia and one associated with a highly-elevated risk of stroke. AliveCor’s enterprise platform allows third-party providers to manage their patients’ and customers’ heart conditions simply using state-of-the-art tools that provide easy front-end and back-end integration to AliveCor technologies. AliveCor protects its customers with stringent data security and compliance practices, achieving ISO 27001 Certification, SOC 2 Type 2 Certification and HIPAA compliance attestation. AliveCor is a privately-held company headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. “Consumer” or “Personal” ECGs are ECG devices available for direct sale to consumers. For more information, visit alivecor.com.
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1 NICE. Health Technology Evaluation: KardiaMobile 6L for measuring cardiac QT interval in adults having antipsychotic medication (HTE10). 2023. Available at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/hte10. Last accessed: September 2023.
2 NICE. Diagnostics Assessment Programme: KardiaMobile 6L for measuring QT interval in people having antipsychotic medication. Final scope. 2022. Available at: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/gid-hte10026/documents/final-scope. Last accessed: September 2023.
3 NHS Long QT Syndrome. 2017. Available at: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/long-qt-syndrome. Last accessed: September 2023.
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Savory & Partners: Digital Nomad Visas Sparking a Migration Boom
DUBAI, UAE, Dec. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — The simplicity and lax requirements of digital nomad visas have made them easily accessible, and countries like Portugal and Spain, which have excellent infrastructure, great internet connection, and an outstanding standard of living, draw in more digital nomads by the day, according to experts at Dubai-headquartered citizenship and residency by investment advisors Savory and Partners.
A recent research quoted by the company estimates that there are 16.9 million digital nomads roaming the globe. This is a whopping 162% increase from 2019, just four years earlier.
As soon as Portugal introduced its digital nomad visa in October of 2022, the applications started pouring in. While the government hasn’t announced the number of applications it has received, Portugal’s Labour Minister did announce that the country approved 550 applications within the first six months.
Two months after launching its visa in September of 2021, Greece received 2,918 applications, approving an astonishing 1,693 applicants. The government is yet to release any new statistics, but going off that outstanding start it is safe to assume it is still garnering massive attention.
Germany also boasts impressive numbers, having issued a total of 3,638 visas in just one year since the introduction of its visa in 2018.
According to Residency Malta, the government branch responsible for the digital nomad visa, it has issued 1,041 visas to date, with an average approval rate of 78%.
Croatia, one of the first countries to introduce a pure digital nomad visa in early 2021 as a response to the rise in remote workers, has approved 680 applications, while 672 are still pending approval.
Not just Europe
“It’s not just Europe but even Barbados’ digital nomad visa, dubbed the Welcome Stamp, has been doing outstandingly well, receiving a total of 3,511 applications between 2020 and 2022”, a digital nomad specialist at Savory & Partners reports.
While digital nomads typically use visa-free access or visas to stay in countries for a few months at a time before moving on to the next, digital nomad visas provide a sense of comfort and stability that aligns perfectly with their lifestyle, giving them ample time to enjoy the country they are in before moving on to the next.
The rapid growth in application numbers and the surging demand for digital nomad visas isn’t surprising. They are extremely simple to apply to, have fast processing times ranging from a few days to a couple of months, and they do not require any business establishment or investment.
Portugal’s digital nomad visa, for example, only requires applicants to prove a monthly income of €3,040 per month, while Spain’s visa has a lower threshold of just €2,160 per month.
Savory & Partners is an accredited agent for multiple governments where citizenship by investment is offered. The company has coverage in over 20 jurisdictions, including Europe and was the first firm to obtain all five authorised agent licenses for the governments of the Caribbean Islands. It has processed second passports for over 4,000 citizens with a 100 per cent success rate.
With a presence in 3 continents and 7 countries and more than 60 experts worldwide, the company’s multinational staff comprises advisors who guide clients in English, Arabic, Farsi, French, Spanish and Hindi.
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Robotic Lawn Mower Market to Reach $2.4 Billion, by 2032 at 10.9% CAGR: Allied Market Research
The increasing demand for smart appliances for garden maintenance by global consumers, along with the development of IOT enabled features is fueling the growth of the robotic lawn mower market.
WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Allied Market Research published a report, titled, “Robotic Lawn Mower Market by Range (Low-Range Robotic Lawn Mower, Medium-Range Robotic Lawn Mower, and High-Range Robotic Lawn Mower), End User (Residential User and Commercial User), and Distribution Channel (Retail and Online): Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032”. According to the report, the global robotic lawn mower market size was valued at $838.5 million in 2022, and is projected to reach $2.4 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 10.9% from 2023 to 2032.
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Prime determinants of growth
The robotic lawn mower market is driven by factors such as increase in demand for automation, rise in advancements for technology, and increase in popularity of online platforms. However, the rise in regular maintenance and repair costs restricts market growth. Moreover, the increase in demand for rental robotic lawn mowers offers new opportunities in the coming years.
Report coverage & details:
Market Size in 2022
Market Size in 2032
No. of Pages in Report
Range, End User, Distribution Channel, and Region
Increase in demand for automation
Rise in advancements for technology
Reduction in the labor costs
Increase in demand for rental robotic lawn mowers
Growth in the adoption of internet of things
Declining Cost of Batteries/Fuel Cells
Less adoption in developing markets
Regular maintenance and repair costs
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The medium range robotic lawn mower segment to maintain its leadership status throughout the forecast period
Based on range, the medium range robotic lawn mower segment dominated the market in 2022 accounting for more than half of the market share and is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period. This segment is projected to manifest the highest CAGR of 10.4% from 2023 to 2032, owing to the increase in residential and commercial spaces such as buildings, corporate spaces, sports centers, and public parks, which has fueled the requirement for medium range robotic lawn mowers.
The residential segment to maintain its leadership status throughout the forecast period
Based on end user, the residential segment dominated the market in 2022 accounting for less than three-fourths of the market share and is expected to dominate the market during the forecast period. This segment is projected to manifest the highest CAGR of 10.7% from 2023 to 2032, owing to the increase in the demand for low and medium range robotic lawn mowers in the residential sector due to the increased requirement for lawn care and maintenance.
The retail segment to maintain its lead position during the forecast period
On the basis of the distribution channel, the retail segment dominated the market in 2022 accounting for less than half of the market share and is expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period. The increased demand for ecologically friendly and sustainable robotic lawn mowers, which is being driven by the rising awareness of environmental challenges, is one of the main factors boosting retail sales.
Europe to maintain its dominance by 2032
Based on region, Europe held the highest market share in terms of revenue in 2022, accounting for less than two-fifths of the market share and is expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period. The growing popularity in artificial intelligence for performing day-to-day activities with higher efficiency is among the primary factors driving the Europe robotic lawn mower market.
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Robert Bosch GmbHHusqvarna ABHonda Motor Co., Ltd.Zucchetti Centro Sistemi S.p.A.Stiga C S.a.r.l.Andreas Holding AG & Co. KGPositec Tool CorporationWiper S.R.L.Suzhou Cleva Electric Appliance Co., Ltd.Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.The report provides a detailed analysis of these key players in the robotic lawn mower market. These players have adopted different strategies such as acquisition, partnerships, and new product launches to increase their market share and maintain dominant shares in the market. The report is valuable in highlighting business performance, operating segments, product portfolio, and strategic moves of market players to showcase the competitive scenario.
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HH Global discloses environmental impact through CDP
LONDON, Dec. 8, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — HH Global has furthered its commitment to environmental transparency by completing a full assessment of the carbon footprint of our business for the fourth year in a row and disclosing our impact through CDP, the world’s leading environmental disclosure platform.
With a record +23,000 companies disclosing through CDP in 2023, HH Global’s data will be added to the most comprehensive inventory of self-reported environmental data in the world – helping to drive action through greater transparency.
CDP is a global non-profit that runs the disclosure platform for companies, cities, states and regions. CDP pioneered using capital markets and corporate procurement to motivate companies to report on their environmental impacts – and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Their aim is to see a thriving economy that works for both people and planet in the long term.
Kevin Dunckley, Chief Sustainability Officer at HH Global commented:”HH Global is proud to have disclosed our environmental data through CDP for the fourth successive year. Tracking progress on reducing emissions is essential if we are to secure a 1.5°C world. Commitment to meaningful and measurable environmental action is more critical than ever and reporting where we are, our goals for a sustainable future and how we are getting there is vital.”
Sherry Madera, Chief Executive Officer at CDP said:
“With over 23,000 businesses disclosing through CDP this year, it is clear that sustainability – and the data that underpins it – is not a ‘nice to have’, but an essential part of long-term success in the business community that is showing no sign of slowing down – nor should it.
“Disclosure works, and today we should take a short pause to celebrate the dedication to transparency and accountability shown by HH Global reporting through CDP this year.
“A 1.5-degree future is still possible if the global community works in lockstep to get there.
“By sharing their environmental data with CDP, HH Global is continuing an environmental journey that will contribute to keeping that future in sight.”
The full list of companies disclosing through CDP can be accessed here: https://www.cdp.net/en/responses.
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CDP is a global non-profit that runs the world’s environmental disclosure system for companies, cities, states and regions. Founded in 2000 and working with more than 740 financial institutions with over $137 trillion in assets, CDP pioneered using capital markets and corporate procurement to motivate companies to disclose their environmental impacts, and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Over 25,000 organizations around the world disclosed data through CDP in 2023, with more than 23,000 companies – including listed companies worth two thirds global market capitalization – and over 1,100 cities, states and regions.
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