Friday, September 5, 2014

Tricorder in process

Who doesn't remember the tricorder Dr. McCoy used on Star Trek to diagnose his patients? It was small, portable, and full of info to diagnose everything. Doctors are now working on developing a tricorder, particularly for people who haven't got insurance and wait until their health issues are advanced or fatal before seeking medical care. Developers are working on ways to get info into a system that would be usable. The doctor leading the charge experienced patient frustration when his son was hurt. He is approaching the challenge with medical skill and for patient advocacy.  Read more about it here http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/03/tech/innovation/tricorder-x-prize-finalists/index.html?hpt=te_t1

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