Jason Heikenfeld

CTO and CoFounder Kilele Health

Jason Heikenfeld is the son of culinary writer Rita Nader Heikenfeld and Frank Heikenfeld, the long-time manager of the former Heritage restaurant on Route 50 near Terrace Park. A graduate of McNicholas High School, he has lived in Cincinnati for most of his life. Heikenfeld received his BS and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Cincinnati in 1998 and 2001, respectively.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Electrical Engineering 1998-2001
Bachelor's Degree, Electrical Engineering 1993-1998
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High In-Clinic Costs and Medical Labor Shortages are Driving the Growth of Wearable Heart Monitoring Devices

Jason Heikenfeld - September 7, 2023

An aging population might seem like the biggest driver in the growth of wearable heart monitoring devices, but it's more layered. The digital revolution in healthcare has been a long time coming, and the proliferation of wearables, particularly for diabetics and cardiac patients, has marked a significant milestone.

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