Portland Cardiologist Launches New Heart Attack Prevention App
Semler HealthPerks (SHP) has launched its latest Version 2.3 of Dr. Semler’s HeartPerks App, the first interactive App that deals directly with preventing cardio vascular disease and heart attacks – the #1 cause of death in this country. The updated version of DR. Semler’s Heartperks App is now on the App Store and Google Play.
The App is available for a one-time download charge of $.99. This version gives users access to three elements: “Risk Assessment Meter”, “Step Counter” and “Meet Dr. Semler” features.
The updated Premium Version is offered at a monthly rate of $1.99 or annual rate of $11.99. and offers additional elements:
* Current articles and updates on cardio vascular disease, stroke, diabetes and obesity.
* Direct access to Dr. Semler on our “Ask Dr. Semler” Tab
* Interaction with followers on our “Groups” tab enabling users to ask questions and tell their story
* Direct links to Amazon.com where users can earn discounts and rewards
“Heart attacks can effect anyone. Our mission is saving lives.” Says Dr. Semler. “And this app will do just that.”
Semler HealthPerks Founder and CEO, Dr. Herb Semler, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C, F.A.H.A., developed this easy to use application to educate and motivate users to increase their physical activity. This is the first interactive mobile App developed by a Mayo Clinic trained cardiologist, providing information on the causes and prevention of cardiac disease and heart attacks, the #1 cause of death in America. The “Ask Dr. Semler” section answers frequently asked questions about various heart conditions and medical terms and provides electronic access to Dr. Semler. The weekly updated “Advice” section offers numerous tips on living well, eating well and staying healthy.
Our Risk Assessment tool will give you guidance as to your risk for heart disease. Your daily steps will be tracked through integration with the Apple HealthKit for iPhone and through Google Fit for Android users.
According to the American Heart Association, over 800,000 heart attacks occur in the U.S. every year. However, 80% of heart attacks can be prevented by healthy lifestyle choices.
The Semler’s HeartPerks App is based on the “Seven Pillars” of heart healthy living:
1. Stop smoking
2. Control high blood pressure
3. Control diabetes
4. Control cholesterol
5. Increase physical activity
6. Follow a heart healthy diet
7. Avoid obesity
Dr. Herb Semler is a respected and internationally known cardiologist and inventor and holds multiple patents for cardiology products. He has spent his entire medical career counseling thousands of patients on the importance of preventing heart disease.
Pricing and Availability:
Dr. Semler’s HeartPerks 2.2.2 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category. There is also an Android version available on Google Play. Premium Versions are available to $1.99/month or $11.99 annually.