consumer diagnostics

By Dave Muoio 03:16 pm May 9, 2019
At-home lab test startup LetsGetChecked has brought in a $30 million Series B raise headed by health IT investment firm LTP. Optum Ventures and Qiming Venture Partners USA also returned to participate in the round. WHAT THEY DO Founded in 2014, the New York City-based company offers consumers a range of lab tests that can be ordered through an online site or partner retailers. Customers receive a...
By Brian Dolan 12:29 am February 18, 2010
Will patients ever use handheld ultrasound devices at home? Some sonographers believe that's idiotic, moronic, dangerous, highly irresponsible, "right up there with in-utero glamor shots," and "the worst idea I have heard of." The consumerization of medical devices, however, is a common vision for the wireless health industry. For example, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group recently predicted...