Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. Telemedicine isn’t new, but this is. A start up called Zipnostic is looking to transform medical housecalls. It has created a kit that gets brought to a home by a technician….that enables a physician to remotely perform an exam via telemedicine. They have begun trials in New York City and founder Dr. Gene Ukrainsky says the kit uses a secure connection to the doctor and…
“We’re able to take all the vitals. Temperature, blood pressure, heart rate, actually pulse oximetry. We also have a proprietary digital camera that allows us general intra-oral, ear and eye examination. Also dermatologic examination.”
EKGs can be performed as well. There are plans to expand availability…and you can find more info at www.Zipnostic.com.
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