Omron RS6 (HEM-6221-E)

Device Name:RS6
Device Model:HEM-6221-E
Manufacturer:Sole: Omron Corporation, Kyoto Head Office, Shiokoji Horikawa, Shimogyo ku, Kyoto 600 8530, JAPAN.
Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Wrist
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Assessment: The accuracy of the technology used in the Omron RS6 (HEM-6221-E), to measure blood pressure, is certified by Medaval Ltd.
Validation Publications

Takahashi H, Yoshika M, Yokoi T. Validation of Omron RS8, RS6, and RS3 home blood pressure monitoring devices, in accordance with the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol revision 2010. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2013;9:265-72. Epub: 2013 May 28. doi: 10.2147/VHRM.S44569. PMID: 23745050.

ESH-IP:2010 - Pass General population

Altunkan S, Yildiz S, Azer S. Wrist blood pressure-measuring devices: a comparative study of accuracy with a standard auscultatory method using a mercury manometer. Blood Press Monit. 2002 Oct;7(5):281-4. PMID: 12409888.

BHS:1993 - Fail (C/A) General population

SP10:1992 - Fail General population

Cuckson AC, Moran P, Seed P, Reinders A, Shennan AH. Clinical evaluation of an automated oscillometric blood pressure wrist device. Blood Press Monit. 2004 Feb;9(1):31-7. PMID: 15021076.

BHS:1993 - Pass (B/B) General population

SP10:1992 - Fail General population (Note: Failed SBP and DBP on SD)

The Omron RX values are also compared to those of the Omron HEM-705CP.

Medaval Certification Assessment

Medaval Ltd. Accreditation assessment of the blood pressure measurement technology used in the Omron RS6 (HEM-6221-E) wrist monitor, as validated according to the European Society of Hypertension International Protocol revision 2010. Medical Device Assessment. Epub: 2016 Aug 5(11):5 p.

The blood pressure measurement technology, used in the Omron RS6 (HEM-6221-E), is certified by Medaval Ltd.