IIT-M Backed Startup HELYXON Conferred with COVID Champion Award at CII Connect 2020

                By: | September 23rd, 2020

Chennai, Sept. 23, 2020: Helyxon Health services, an IIT-M backed start-up was honoured with the COVID Champion award by CII Tamil Nadu chapter. The award, as part of its annual flagship IT conference – CII Connect 2020, was bestowed upon the company for its concentrated efforts towards easing the pain-points of healthcare system during the time of crisis through its latest invention OXY2, a 4-in-1 remote monitoring system and a holistic patient engagement platform, EPICare.

A widely adopted system amongst hospitals in the state, Helyxon’s OXY-2 is a wireless patient monitoring device that does continuous monitoring of four critical parameters – Temperature, Oxygen Saturation, Respiratory Rate and Heart Rate. EPICare has been largely instrumental in providing remote monitoring solutions for doctors to conveniently connect to their patients amidst the COVID crisis. The solution and services have been availed for FREE for medical professionals thereby facilitating doctors to cater to their request and requirements.

The award was conferred by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Mr.  Edappadi K.Palaniswami in the five-day virtual conference.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Vijai Shankar Raja, Founder and CEO of HELYXON, said “We are thrilled with this recognition by CII Tamil Nadu chapter. It gives us immense confidence to further strengthen our combat against COVID and save many more lives through the power of technology. As we continue to strive in offering innovative solutions with the help of technology, our motto is to make the healthcare system in India affordable and also accessible backed by world-class technology. We will also continue to work towards positioning Tamil Nadu as global leaders of healthcare technology with many such innovations.”

With over 5 years of extensive research and implementation, HELYXON has devised its patient engagement platform, EPICare, “well ahead of time” to set up a benchmark in healthcare innovations.A paradigm shift in the course of diagnosis and clinical tasks mapped into a single solution that is synchronized by a triage- people (patients, healthcare providers), medical information and data (IoT) and virtual teleconsultation (EPICare). EPICare provides a transformational change inclined towards adapting new virtual technological integration in healthcare services in providing a comprehensive remote patient monitoring system. As the company continues to power through in its fight against COVID19, OXY2 has been deployed across hospitals in Chennai and has helped medical practitioners in remote monitoring of their patients. In order to meet the demand, the company has also diverted its efforts in scaling up its production.