If the technology industry has taught us anything it’s that there is no one way to do something correctly. When applying this mentality to medicine, technology innovators began to find new, creative, and cost effective ways of diagnosing patients. Now through video doctors visits, sensors, and more accessible home visits, these technology companies are changing medicine, one diagnosis at a time.
CEO of Kinsa Inder Singh has dedicated his career to managing illnesses. From his work for the Clinton Foundation’s Health Access initiative, where he negotiated drug pricing deals that resulted in millions of people having access to lifesaving drugs, to developing the Kinsa Thermometer. The thermometer plugs directly into your phone and not only takes your temperature but then reports and informs the local community of the illness. Inder is succeeding in making illness visible and treatable.