We are honored to have our co-founder, Dr. Antoine Keller, included in the AARP article celebrating Eko's AI-powered smart stethoscopes as one of the top medical breakthroughs that are changing lives now.
"Lafayette Cardiovascular Surgeon Dr. Antoine Keller told News 10 that you’re actually at a higher risk of catching COVID-19 after taking the vaccine than you are from getting heart-related issues from the shot. In fact, he says taking the vaccine could save you from long-term cardiovascular disease."
"Dr. Antoine Keller, cardiovascular, endovascular and thoracic surgeon, and the co-founder of HeartSense, said, “We would like to offer the Eko digital stethoscopes, we have some iPad devices, blood pressure cuffs and artificial enhanced technology to allow people in Turks and Caicos who live in remote locations to be able to have access to specialists who might be 100 or 200 miles away. We really feel that Health Minister Mr. Robinson and the entire health ministry crew have been very forward-thinking in bringing this kind of technology to Turks and Caicos. ...we present this technology to you to help take care the people of the Turks and Caicos Islands.”
Our co-founder, Dr. Antoine Keller, assisted Dr. Ankur Lodha in a historical innovative procedure called TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR). The procedure took place on June 15, 2022 in the catheterization laboratory at Ochsner Lafayette General.
"The grassroots organization conducts programs that can reveal the true prevalence of structural heart disease in disadvantaged communities. And they’re helping to raise the level of understanding among patients and primary care providers. [their] study has collected data so far from roughly 500 members of minoritized communities to help put the problem of health inequity into quantitative and qualitative terms."
We are honored to announce that our co-founder, Dr. Antoine Keller, has been nominated and selected for the Beckers Hospital Review: 75 Black healthcare leaders to know | 2022! This list highlights the fantastic work of leaders and executives across the nation who are promoting health equity and inclusion while elevating the next generation of healthcare leaders.
Co-founder Dr. Antoine Keller was interviewed by the Black News Channel to honor Black History Month and Heart Month!
Co-founder Dr. Antoine Keller was interviewed by Cardiology Today to raise awareness of our organization and for Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day!
In celebration of American Heart Month and Black History Month, we are honored that Eko featured HeartSense.
Community heart screening event aimed at preventing cardiovascular disease in at-risk communities.
In December 2021, HeartSense hosted a community pop-up clinic at a local church and was featured on BR Proud News.
Four health systems across the country are working to address inequalities within their communities to create nationwide change in heart valve disease care.
Learn about ultra-processed foods like soft drinks and snack foods and the impact they have of your prospect for developing heart disease.
Baton Rouge open heart surgery patients recover more quickly due to some innovative new techniques!
Doctors say they’re seeing long-term effects on the hearts of COVID-19 patients
Baton Rouge doctors, organizations partner to offer free COVID-19 tests for elderly citizens, those without health insurance
Baton Rouge cardiologists introduce innovative technology to treat valvular heart disease
Healthcare facilities dealing with blood shortage during COVID-19 outbreak
Free Lunch & Learn: Normal Aging or Signs of Heart Valve Disease?
Patients with heart conditions need to be more careful during pandemic
New therapy for heart surgery at BRG
Race and Risk Post-Surgery: Uncovering Disparities in Aortic Valve Replacement
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