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Guide Analytics Inc

We provide a low-cost service that helps people with CHF live independent, fulfilling lives, and gives their families greater peace of mind.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Bellevue, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Congestive Heart Failure is the leading cause of hospitalizations in the US, and nearly 50% of patients are readmitted within 6 months. This stresses patients and their families, and costs payers billions. For just $40/month our technology-enabled, patent-pending service will help patients and families ensure good self-care at home, leading to better quality of life for patients, greater peace of mind for families, and reduced readmissions.


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    Jeff Thiel
    Founder, CEO

    Jeff Thiel is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur committed to improving care coordination out of personal experience managing complex health problems. Jeff honed his strategy skills at Bain & Co. and Wharton. His team launched multiple Windows releases at Microsoft, including Windows 95, and he started new product units from scratch. Since leaving MSFT he has started companies in healthcare services, financial services, and K-12 education.

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    Deborah Kessler
    Founder, Chair, COO

    Deborah Kessler is a “get it done” executive who has lead major projects for the US Space Program, Medical Device Industry, and Pharmaceutical Industry. In 2008, she set out to use her engineering and management expertise in the transformation of healthcare. Partnering with Bill Wekell, they adapted closed loop guidance technology to create a simple affordable product that empowers everyone to responsible for their own self-care.

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    Bill Wekell
    Founder, CSO

    Bill Wekell has designed and shipped many electromechanical products in his career. He has extensive experience in patient monitoring devices through his work with SpaceLabs Healthcare and Welch Allyn. His mother had congestive heart failure and her experiences were the inspiration to better serve the unmet needs of those suffering chronic illness.

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    Jim Gamache
    Founder, CTO

    Jim Gamache has broad technical experience and expertise. He can build a circuit board with embedded code or develop the end user interface on a cell phone - and everything in between. He has architected a flexible, modular system that is easy to customize for each client installation and patient. He has spent his career as a successful serial entrepreneur from the first day following his college graduation as an electrical engineer.


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    Joseph Whitford, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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    Martha McCready, CPA

Previous Investors

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    Self-funded to date