Home is where the heart is
At SafeBeat Rx, we believe cutting-edge technology can bring heart health anywhere you are.
We are a multi-disciplinary team of heart rhythm physicians, data scientists in “big data” telehealth, software engineers trained in artificial intelligence, clinical trial specialists, and experts in regulation and reimbursement.
We are dedicated to using engineering to transform cardiac care.
Awards and Recognition
Big Ideas Competition Grant
Missouri TechLaunch IDEA Funds
Skandalaris Venture Competition
Venture Cafe Pitch Competition
Contrary Pitch Competition
MIT Engine Blueprint Startup Development Program
BioGenerator Grants-to-Business Program
"Heart Rhythm Society plays a key role in supporting new technologies like yours, which respond to the needs of both patients and healthcare systems and help advance our specialty."
Christine Albert, MD, MPH
President, Heart Rhythm Society
Founding Chair of the Department of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai
The SafeBeat Rx Team
Leaders with Influence
Rachita Navara, MD
Founder and CEO
Dr. Navara is a bioengineer and cardiologist specializing in heart rhythm disorders. She has been internationally recognized for her atrial fibrillation research, and she has led numerous award-winning medical innovation teams within academia (Stanford, UCSF, Wash U, MIT, Olin College of Engineering, UT Southwestern) and industry (Boston Scientific, Preserve, Harvard Brigham and Women’s Hospital). She is an appointed member of the National ACC Heart Rhythm Leadership Council and is HRS delegate to the AMA, directly shaping arrhythmia treatment guidelines.
Kunj Patel, MD, MSc
Founder and CTO
Dr. Patel is a physical medicine and interventional pain physician from Harvard, Emory, Wash U, and NJIT with masters-level expertise in applied mathematics/numerical methods and translational research. He was a White House Presidential Leadership Scholar finalist and executive board member of multiple professional medical societies. Prior to SafeBeat Rx, he built a private practice clinic centered on a fully integrated remote monitoring platform he developed to facilitate care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
John Higgins, BSc
Director of Engineering
Mr. Higgins brings 13 years’ experience in software engineering and artificial intelligence platforms, including managing the entire end-to-end software development lifecycle. As Founding Engineering Director for a Non-Profit R&D lab in Silicon Valley and Product Innovation Manager at Athenahealth, he brought countless products to end-users including executing a 150,000+ user, cloud SaaS environment interfacing with 29,000 healthcare providers.