Mobile medicine is making great strides to ensure more affordable and accessible healthcare in some of the most remote parts of the world. This mobile colposcope is another great innovation. The smartphone-fitted device aims to help detect cervical cancer in developing countries.
However, mobile medicine is nothing new and smartphone apps and add-ons have become regular occurrences. More exciting is the fact that this startup has raised $225 000 in funding, without a single peer-reviewed article of the device. Investors are no longer waiting for the healthcare industry to respond or absorb external innovations before investing. In the rapidly evolving technology industry, this is truly exciting for entrepreneurs and innovators who are buzzing with ideas to transform healthcare.
“What we have is a mobile colposcope that costs $400 instead of $10,000,”