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The Frontiers of Digital Health Diagnostics
February 26, 2015
Will 2015 be a breakout year for digital health testing? It’s still a little early to tell, but the news this week was good for advocates of mHealth and personalized medicine.
23andMe received FDA approval to provide screening for Bloom Syndrome, a rare gene disorder indicative of a predisposition to develop cancer. At Columbia University, research engineers developed an inexpensive HIV test that can be conducted using a smartphone. And, “tricorder” mHealth darling Scanadu entered the testing phase for its Scanaflo iPhone-ready urinalysis strip.
In this episode of The Digital Life, we discuss these latest achievements in digital health diagnostics and explore the future of mHealth.