Monday, November 26, 2012

1 of 15 startups building apps for healthcare

Examine your ears!

CellScope has developed a magnifying attachment turns any smartphone camera into a mini-microscope

This allows users to capture high resolution images of their outer and middle ears, and email them to doctors for assessment.   

Future versions could include software that recommends triage treatment.

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In this 15-part series on the thrilling, disruptive potential of "mHealth," I highlight businesses using mobile technology in health care.

Leveraging the wonders of a device that's fast becoming ubiquitous – two in three people worldwide own a cell phone – a new generation of startups is building apps and add-ons that make your handheld work like high-end medical equipment.

Cheaper, sleeker, and a lot more versatile.

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