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Proton PHC-888EA

Device Model:PHC-888EA
Manufacturer:

OBL: Proton Healthcare, 2118 US Highway 41, Calhoun, GA 30701, UNITED STATES.

OEM: Health & Life Co. Ltd., 9F - 186 Jian 1st Rd., Zhonghe Dist., New Taipei City 23553, TAIWAN PRC.

Measuring functions:Blood pressure
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Upper Arm
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently
Assessment:

While the technology used in the Proton PHC-888EA, to measure blood pressure, has been declared as being equivalent to that used in a clinically validated device, no evidence has been published to show that the devices have been compared according to a protocol compliant with (EU) 2017/745 and MEDDEV 2.7/1 rev 4.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNoneAlthough equivalence to another device is claimed, this has not been tested to MDR requirements.
BIHS (UK and IRL)Self-measurementManufacturer declaration of equivalence
ESH (Europe)Self-measurementThe BIHS recommendation, despite the absence of the scientific evidence required by the same authors' criteria.

Validation Publications for Equivalent Devices

Note: This is a provisional list, as equivalence according to EU Regulation 2017/745 (e.g. MEDDEV 2.7/1 rev 4) is not proven. Accordingly, these publications are not used in the assessment of star-ratings.

H&L HL888HA

de Greeff A, Shennan AH. The Health and Life device (HL888HA): accuracy assessment in an adult population according to the British Hypertension Society protocol. Blood Press Monit. 2007 Apr;12(2):107-11. PMID: 17353654.

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

Tholl U, Lüders S, Bramlage P, Dechend R, Eckert S, Mengden T, Nürnberger J, Sanner B, Anlauf M. The German Hypertension League (Deutsche Hochdruckliga) Quality Seal Protocol for blood pressure-measuring devices: 15-year experience and results from 105 devices for home blood pressure control. Blood Press Monit. 2016 Aug;22(4):197-205. doi: 10.1097/MBP.0000000000000186. PMID: 26998590.

DHL:1999 - Pass General population (Note: 2003)