How the Swasthya Slate is Revolutionizing Healthcare, and Why It Steers Clear of the USA

By Stephen Wunker The Swasthya Slate is a remarkable device. Crammed into the footprint of an Android tablet, the Slate’s electronics monitor electrocardiogram measures, blood pressure, blood sugar, urine protein, and several other biometrics. The data is reported to be within 99% of the accuracy of far more complex machines. Furthermore, the Slate collects data input by users and communicates this to a central server, both creating a reliable record of patients’ health and enabling download of recommended therapies. With all of its sensors included, the Slate is being manufactured for $800, a cost that its creators expect to drop to perhaps $150 with volume. …read more

Source:: Hadi Aboukhater Forbes Entrepreneurship Feed