Coala Life partners with High Desert Heart Institute to pioneer digital cardiac monitoring solutions

IRVINE, December 19, 2019 – The High Desert Heart Institute in California, part of nationwide Prime Healthcare group, has signed a partnership with Coala Life to utilize the Coala Heart Monitor on a broad scale. The agreement constitutes the first major healthcare provider contract for Coala Life in the US following recent market launch. Clinical goals are to engage patients and thereby improve diagnostic yield, increase process efficiency, and enable long-term remote monitoring when required.


The High Desert Heart Institute of California, under the lead of Dr. Siva Arunasalam, initiated a clinical evaluation of the Coala Heart Monitor in November for use as real-time ambulatory cardiac monitoring system. The clinic annually prescribes over 1,000 external patient monitors, including use of Holter and Event Monitoring for ECG diagnostics.


Following a successful evaluation, the High Desert Heart Institute has now started to use the Coala Heart Monitor as their primary monitoring system with a novel integrated clinical pathway and workflow to be implemented.


– We’re proud to be the first major healthcare provider in the USA to introduce the Coala Heart Monitor on a broad scale for remote patient monitoring. The novel patient-centered solution with real-time response and abilities for long-term monitoring is the ideal solution for modern cardiology, comments Dr. Siva Arunasalam, cardiologist and President of the High Desert Heart Institute.


– This is an important partnership for Coala Life in the US and we’re honored to partner with Dr. Arunasalam as a pioneer in introducing new patient-centered solutions to the market. The High Desert Heart Institute will be a center of excellence for Coala Life in the US, comments Philip Siberg, President of Coala Life Inc.


The High Desert Heart Institute is part of Prime Healthcare, which is a national hospital system with 45 hospitals in 14 states. It is one USA’s leading healthcare service providers with more than 40,000 employees and physicians dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare.


For more information, please contact:

Dan Pitulia, CEO Coala Life AB, +46 70 972 0838, dan.pitulia@coalalife.com

Philip Siberg, President Coala Life Inc, +1 949 590 7195, philip.siberg@coalalife.com


About Coala Life: 

Coala Life is a Swedish digital health venture focused on cardiac diagnostics and digital health. The company has developed a portfolio of patented CE- and FDA-cleared medical products and services for user-centered digital remote monitoring and screening of the heart based on advanced and smart algorithms. Coala’s solutions enable analysis, remote monitoring, more effective cardiac assessments and integrated care services, all in real time. Coala was named one of five global Cool Vendors within the Health and Wellness market by Gartner Group in 2018 and recognized in 2019 as of the 100 Global Leaders in Digital Health by the Journal of mHealth. Follow your Heart® www.coalalife.com