GOQii has expanded into cardiovascular healthcare with the introduction of GOQii Heart Care Tracker & Service. The key feature of this service is its ability to connect consumers to cardiovascular specialists through the GOQii application and a new GOQii tracker which has capabilities to measure heart rate. For this new service, GOQii has partnered with Max Hospital, known for its specialized heart care, as stated by the company in its press statement. GOQii aims to create the world’s leading health eco-system which connects the GOQii users to leading professionals in the fitness and healthcare space.
The GOQii users are required to share their health and heart rate data via the new GOQii tracker with the GOQii Doctor for his analysis. The doctor will go through this data and provide specific inputs to the users on how to maintain good heart health. In specific cases, if required the GOQii doctor will refer the user to a cardiac specialists at Max Hospital and other partner hospitals.
In 2016, GOQii created a disruption in the health and fitness segment, by launching its second generation smart band – GOQii 2.0 which includes features such as doctor consultation, diagnostics, auto sleep detection, integrated charger and NFC contactless payments.
The heart care service is not a replacement for a regular doctor and does not apply for any emergency medical or chronic situations. The GOQii 2.0 band which will incorporate the Heart Care Service will be available on Amazon from February 14th. Consumers can upgrade their existing wearable devices with the new service as well. With regards to third party hardware which includes the Heart Rate Monitor, consumers can avail of the service by paying a nominal consultation fee. The services along with the new GOQii Heart Rate tracker will be available at a subscription Rs 2999 for 6 months and 3999 for 12 months respectively, adds the statement of the company.