COVID BEEP-India’s first Physiological Parameters Monitoring System

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the Government is taking various steps to undertake the large scale production of COVID BEEP.

Highlights

  • COVID BEEP is the country’s first cost effective indigenously made wireless physiological parameters monitoring system for the patients who are suffering from COVID-19.
  • COVID BEEP has been developed by the ESIC Medical College Hyderabad in association with the Department of Atomic Energy and Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. (ECIL).
  • 40 COVID-BEEPs were supplied to the Government hospitals in Hyderabad for feedback and deployment.
  • Further, another 100 are being prepared to be dispatched by mid-August, 2021.
  • A proposal has been submitted to the Ministry of Labour & Employment for the large scale deployment of COVID BEEPS.

COVID BEEP

COVID BEEP which stands for ‘Continuous Oxygenation & Vital Information Detection Biomed ECIL ESIC Pod’ first cost effective indigenously made wireless physiological parameters monitoring system for the patients who are suffering from COVID-19. COVID BEEP has been developed by the ESIC Medical College Hyderabad in association with the Department of Atomic Energy and Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. (ECIL)

COVID BEEP’s latest version has

NIBP monitoring

Aged people who are affected have the highest COVID-19 death rates and hence, NIBP monitoring is necessary.

ECG monitoring

The drugs which are being used such as prophylaxis or Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin etc have effects on the patient’s heart and hence, it is important for the ECG monitoring.

The Respiratory Rate

COVID BEEP calculates the respiratory rate by the Bio Impedance method.

COVID BEEP will help in reducing of transmission and will help in saving resources like PPE kits, etc.

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