Cellphone Microscope – Breakthrough Award Innovator

by Larry Emmott on October 8, 2010

in General

This is pretty remarkable. Creative use of technology has a much better chance of reducing health care costs that command and control policies.

Eventually, Ozcan believes, point-of-care facilities in the U.S. will begin replacing expensive and time-consuming lab procedures with cellphone-based diagnostic tools. “Once insurance companies start to accept this,” he says, “we will have better, more affordable healthcare and better quality of life.”

via Cellphone Microscope – Breakthrough Award Innovator – Popular Mechanics.

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