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Historical Benchmarks

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Historical Benchmarks

Transforming lives since 1991

1991 – Institute of HeartMath, a non-profit research and educational organization was founded by Doc Childre.

1991 – The first HeartMath book, The How to Guide for Teen Self-Discovery by Doc Childre, was published.

1992-1994 – Four HeartMath books published by Planetary Publications.

1995 – Peer-reviewed research paper, The Effects of Emotions on Short-Term Power Spectrum Analysis of Heart Rate Variability, published in America Journal of Cardiolog.y

1995 – HeartMath project (training intervention and study) wins Motorola’s Creativity and Innovation Award in their corporate-wide Total Customer Satisfaction (TCS) annual competition–blood pressure in hypertensive individuals decreased, 93% demonstrated increased productivity, 22% drop in manufacturing defects.

1998 – HeartMath LLC, a training, product development and distribution company, was established as for-profit spinoff of the Institute of HeartMath.

1999 – The HeartMath Solution, by Doc Childre and Howard Martin, published by Harper SanFrancisco.

1999 – Freeze-Framer® Interactive Learning System, heart rhythm monitor and coherence building software/hardware product released.

2000 – HeartMath staff retention program implemented at Delnor Community Hospital (Chicago). Turnover rates dropped from 26.9% to 5.9% for HeartMath trained staff, overall institutional turnover dropped from 26.9% to 21%, Total first year savings related to turnover = $800,000.

2002 – Quantum Intech, technology development and licensing company established

2003 – HeartMath’s research on executive health and stress reduction entitled “Pull the Plug on Stress” published in Harvard Business Review.

2003 – Won TMC Labs Best Product award for Freeze-Framer® Interactive Learning System.

2005 – Won Management Innovations Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives for improving staff well-being, retention and patient satisfaction at Delnor-Community Hospital.

2006 – emWave® Personal Stress Reliever®, hand-held heart rhythm monitor and coherence building device released.

2007 – emWave PC, new version of heart rhythm monitor and coherence building software/hardware product released.

2007 – Innovation and Distinction Award — American Institute of Stress for the emWave Personal Stress Reliever®.

2007 – Golf Digest: Top 5 Innovations in Golf – HeartMath’s emWave Personal Stress Reliever®. was recognized as one of the top innovations in golf.

2007 – Pure Zing Award: Top 10 Innovations for the emWave Personal Stress Reliever®.

2007 – Finalist for the 2007 Freddie Award for the emWave® PC Stress Relief System .

2009 – HeartMath® LLC Announced as a Top Three Finalist for the 2009 ABBY Award: Innovative Approach to the Delivery of Healthcare.

2009 – HeartMath was named one of the Bay Area’s “Best Places to Work” by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times. This prestigious status is given out to the most outstanding companies whose employees rate them as the Greater Bay Area’s best.

2009 – HeartMath’s emWave Personal Stress Reliever® receives the Caregiver Friendly Award. Products are chosen by Today’s Caregiver magazine. Caregiver Friendly Awards celebrate outstanding products and services designed with the best interest of the family caregiver in mind. The emWave PSR helps caregivers reduce stress and find more personal balance.

2009– Macworld UK Editor’s Choice Award for the emWave Mac Stress Relief System.

2009 – emWave® Personal Stress Reliever®, wins Last Gadget Standing Award at International Consumer Electronics show.

2009 – HeartMath’s emWave Personal Stress Reliever® receives the Caregiver Friendly Award. Products are chosen by Today’s Caregiver magazine. Caregiver Friendly Awards celebrate outstanding products and services designed with the best interest of the family caregiver in mind. The emWave PSR helps caregivers reduce stress and find more personal balance.

2009 – emWave Mac, new version of heart rhythm monitor and coherence building software/hardware product released.

2009 – HeartMath releases emWave® Program for Stopping Emotional Eating. 

2010 – HeartMath was named one of the Bay Area’s “Best Places to Work” by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal and the San Francisco Business Times. This prestigious status is given out to the most outstanding companies whose employees rate them as the Greater Bay Area’s best.

2010 – emWave Desktop for PC and Mac, new version of heart rhythm monitor and coherence building software/hardware product released.

2010 – HeartMath releases Revitalize You! corporate and consumer stress and wellness e-learning program.

2011 – DadDoes.com – HeartMath’s emWave® Personal Stress Reliever® was honored as one of the top 5 technology products represented at the 2011 Consumer Electronic Show that that can make moms and dads life less hectic.

2011 – emWave2,  a uniting of emWave Desktop and emWave Personal Stress Reliever is released.

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