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QT Medical Selected as a Finalist for CONNECT’s 2018 Most Innovative New Product Awards


SAN DIEGO (SEPTEMBER 10, 2018) – Today, QT Medical announced that its QT ECG has been selected as a finalist in CONNECT’s Most Innovative New Product Awards. CONNECT, a premier innovation company accelerator in San Diego that creates and scales great companies in the technology and life sciences sectors, continues its thirty-one year tradition of celebrating innovation leaders in the local San Diego community.

QT ECG system is the first hospital-quality 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) for personal use. It is a platform of entire solution for all ECG needs in one cloud-based platform using wireless mobile devices. The QT ECG system includes: world’s most compact, wireless, digital 12-lead ECG recorder; One-piece prepositioned electrode strips of 7 sizes (infants-adults); user-friendly Apps on iOS and Android devices (phone & tablets); HIPAA-complaint secure cloud server; and ECG diagnostics powered by machine learning.

Dr. Ruey-Kang Chang, CEO of QT Medical, is a pediatric cardiologist for 20 years and Professor pf Pediatrics at UCLA. Dr. Chang said: “We are excited to be selected as a finalist in the 2018 Most Innovative New Product Awards. This is an important recognition of the technology and breakthrough product we have developed at QT Medical. Our first product, QT ECG, offers the much-needed medical grade 12-lead ECG for millions of patients with heart disease to use at home. Now FDA cleared for laypeople use, QT ECG will revolutionize the care for heart disease and disrupt the home care industry.”

Finalists were selected in the following seven categories: Aerospace, Robotics, and Transportation; Cleantech, Sustainability, and Energy; Defense and Cybersecurity; Information Communication Technologies and Software; Life Science Diagnostics; Life Science Products (Clinical Stage) and Pharmaceuticals; Life Science Research Tools and Medical Devices.

The 2018 Most Innovative New Product Awards presentation and dinner will be held on the evening of November 29 at Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. Each of the Finalists will be featured in the Innovation Showcase and the Winner in each category will be announced live during the dinner.

For a complete list of winners and additional information, please visit the CONNECT’s website:


CONNECT is a premier innovation company accelerator in San Diego that creates and scales great companies in the technology and life sciences sectors. By creating an environment in which entrepreneurs and C-suite executives have access to the people, capital, and technology resources they need for success, CONNECT has assisted in the formation and development of more than 3,000 companies since 1985. Widely regarded as one of the world’s most successful organizations linking entrepreneurs and C-suite executives with the resources they need for the commercialization of innovative products and services; our program has been modeled in more than 50 regions around the world.

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