Tricog Health


  • From saving hearts to spreading sweetness

    Did you know, every 33 seconds one person in India dies because of heart-related diseases? Coronary illnesses still are a major cause of death in India. Yet, many of these people’s lives could have been saved if there were timely diagnosis and treatment. This is where Dr. Charit Bhograj comes into the picture. The Bengaluru-based cardiologist is on a mission to make diagnosis of heart attack accessible and quicker from a couple of hours to a couple of minutes.

    His company Tricog -- jointly promoted Zainul Charbiwala an electrical hardware specialist; Udayan Dasgupta, a calculations master with algorithms background and Abhinav Gujjar a software geek – have created a cloud-based ECG device. This device pairs with a conventional ECG and helps create a platform for ready diagnosis. Tricog’s motive to save lives has been pretty fruitful. As in just two-and-a-half year, the company has diagnosed over three lakhs cases.

    Today, Tricog devices are spread across 600 clinics in over 300 cities in India. Besides this, a team of 15 doctors analyse around 1200 ECGs a day from a centrally-located hub. This huge scale and reach have been possible due to the adoption of pay per use model as it solves affordability issues for even the humble general practitioners. Well Dr Charit and his team with their timely innovation have indeed won the hearts of million families in India.

    Watch it on www.moneycontrol.com