The achilles heel of epilepsy? A lack of long-term, objective seizure information.

The current standard of seizure logging at home is the subjective and inaccurate seizure diary. The in-hospital video-EEG remains the gold standard for measuring and diagnosing seizures, yet its lack of portability largely prevents patients from wearing the setup in their daily life, especially for longer periods of time. EpiCare@Home bridges the gap between video-EEG and seizure diaries by providing a user-friendly, unobtrusive, yet accurate multimodal wearable home monitoring solution for epileptic seizure detection.

For people with epilepsy, the journey to the proper treatment and acceptable quality of life is cumbersome. Counting and characterizing seizures in daily life is a bottleneck and real-world insights are currently difficult to obtain, have limited clinical utility, or are lacking

Epilepsy in numbers

70 Million

People with epilepsy in the world.

1/26

Will have a seizure in their life.

More than 30%

Of patients has refractory, medication-resistant epilepsy.

What is missing from the neurologist arsenal for long-term seizure monitoring, is a user-friendly and accurate wearable which can be used at home.

Prof. Dr. Wim Van Paesschen, epileptologist UZ Leuven

Improved and faster care for people with epilepsy.

We envision to empower clinical decisions to enable faster treatment adjustments, a better understanding of one’s epilepsy and improved care so people and families  affected by epilepsy can lead the lives they want.

More data, more comfort, an optimised care pathway. All wrapped in an end-to-end service.

EpiCare@Home is an end-to-end service to support neurologists and generate data and epilepsy insights outside the hospital in a real world environment. With EpiCare@Home, several seizure types can be detected.

How it all comes together.

Our EpiCare@Home service comes with:

Assistant app

To support patients at home and provide a digital seizure diary tool.

Wearables

To acquire multiple physiologic and behavioral signals simultaneously.

Dashboard

To collect, preprocess, and visualize the data for each patient follow-up. This includes two-channel behind-the-ear EEG and accelerometer, together with vital signs: heart rate, respiratory rate, and activity index data.

Potential epileptic events are automatically flagged by algorithms, and reviewed by a trained annotator.  All events are displayed in the dashboard to assist with clinical decisions.

Clinical research evidence – What we’ve accomplished so far with our research partners (SeizeIT).

> 470 patients at the hospital

> 250 focal-onset patients

> 40 patients at home recordings

Ages 4 – 80

2600+ seizures