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Piavet Customer Testimonial | Arènes Veterinary Clinic

Dr. Cedric Boulet graduated from the National Veterinary School of Alfort (ENVA) in 1996 before completing a year of military assistantship at the university’s equine clinic. He joined the Arènes Veterinary Clinic in 2001. Interview Questions How did you hear about Piavita and what encouraged you to invest in the Piavet Solution? I discovered Piavita …

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Piavet Customer Testimonial | Pferdeklinik Tillysburg

Brigitte Kostersitz is an avid equestrian who works as a veterinary technician at Pferdeklinik (equine clinic) Tillysburg—a Piavita customer since late 2017.  We were able to connect with Brigitte via email to hear a bit about her experience using the Piavet System in her day to day.  Interview with Vet Tech Brigitte Kostersitz How did you …

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Press Release | Better Remote Monitoring with Piavet App for iOS

Piavita Enables Better Remote Monitoring for Equine Vets During Pandemic with New iOS App Release [GERMANY/SWITZERLAND/USA, May 13, 2020] — In the equine health industry, veterinarians are constantly on the go, whether it’s in the clinic or on the road. And as the coronavirus pandemic has restricted movement and altered veterinarians’ ability to physically be with patients in …

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Piavet Customer Testimonial | Tierklinik24

Dr. Sanja Leuenberger is the manager at Tierklinik24 in Staffelbach, Switzerland—a Piavita customer since late 2017. She and her husband, chief veterinarian and CEO Dr. Hansjakob Leuenberger, played an integral role in the early development and design of the Piavet Belt. We talked with Dr. Leuenberger about her experience using the Piavet System and how it has impacted …

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Piavet for iOS | Version 1.1 Now Available!

Phew! We’ve been busting our you know what’s over the past several weeks to bring our current customers and future connected clinicians a whole new mobile experience with the Piavet app for iOS. And we have our customers to thank!  Our customer support team has been right there alongside our users, answering questions and tracking feedback. And …

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Piavet Sensor Technology | ECG & Heart Rate Detection

Advanced technology from Piavita brings veterinarians sophisticated solutions for monitoring equine health. One of the main things our vets love is the ability to get real-time heart rate data and see a live ECG on the Piavet Platform to track performance recovery in top sport horses and amateur athletes alike. But how do we detect …

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Piavet Customer Testimonial | Tierartzpraxis Meier

Dr. Nadja Iveta Meier owns and operates Tierartzpraxis Meier in Tann, Switzerland and has been a Piavita customer since late 2017. We talked with Dr. Meier about her experience using the Piavet System and how it has impacted her ambulatory practice. Here’s what she had to say.  Interview with Dr. Nadja Iveta Meier How did you hear …

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Equine Disease Outbreaks | April report

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Lexington, Kentucky is home to the Gluck Equine Research Center, which, according to its website, is the only scientific institute in the United States with nearly all faculty conducting full-time research in equine health and diseases. Its Department of Veterinary Science publishes Equine Disease Quarterly, a newsletter that features a breakdown of the past quarter’s …

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FDA Facilitates Veterinary Telemedicine Now, But What’s to Come?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on March 24th that it will be temporarily lifting some restrictions on veterinary telemedicine. According to the news release, the FDA intends to “temporarily not enforce certain requirements in order to allow veterinarians to better utilize telemedicine to address animal health needs during the pandemic.” As the release goes on to …

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Leveraging Remote Monitoring During Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic has already wreaked havoc on the global economy. But while equine veterinary practices have certainly been affected, there may be a silver lining in the situation, especially for those utilizing telehealth and remote monitoring solutions. In an article by Mike Pownall, DVM MBA on Veterinary Business Matters, he emphasized that the way vets support their …

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Coronavirus Infection in Horses (ECoV)

It’s the talk of the town: Coronavirus. But instead of stocking up on toilet paper (okay, we may have done that, too), we found ourselves curious about the horse-afflicting virus of the same name. Equine coronavirus—or ECoV—brings on some similar symptoms in horses that COVID-19 does in humans, but it cannot be transmitted between the …

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Validation Studies | An Interview with Joschka Wohlgemuth

Joschka Wohlgemuth, head of data science and signal processing, and the entire R&D team at Piavita worked hard gathering, testing, and analyzing data to ultimately publish five validation studies around the Piavet System’s ECG, body temperature, and activity measurements, as well as a measurement protocol experiment for respiration rate. Doing validation studies is obviously important, …

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Piavet System Use Cases | An Overview

The Piavet System was created for equine veterinarians to alleviate some of the repetitive and manual tasks involved in daily practice. Piavet’s many use cases are enabled by continuous, remote monitoring and the use of our unique software-as-a-service platform.  About the Piavet System At Piavita, our goal is to bring innovative technology to hard-working veterinary …

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Get to know the Piavet System

WHAT IS THE PIAVET SYSTEM? The Piavet System is Piavita’s AI- and machine learning-assisted measurement system that aids vets in diagnostic decision-making by providing long-term recordings of equine vital signs and related health parameters. So what does that really mean, you ask? It means that by simply fitting a horse with a surcingle-like belt and palm-sized …

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Equine Cardiac Arrhythmias & Remote ECG Monitoring

Horses—sport horse breeds in particular—have large hearts built for demanding physical exertion and stamina. However, cardiac arrhythmias are still extremely common. And although horses will typically present for a cardiovascular workup on the basis of “poor performance,” the cause and treatment can vary widely depending on the underlying etiology and type of arrhythmia. While some arrhythmias are …

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Equine Disease Outbreaks | January Report

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Lexington, Kentucky is home to the Gluck Equine Research Center, which, according to its website, is the only scientific institute in the United States with nearly all faculty conducting full-time research in equine health and diseases. Its Department of Veterinary Science publishes Equine Disease Quarterly, a newsletter that features a breakdown of the past quarter’s …

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