With your smartphone, you can have an in-home health lab with Cue
0. phoneArena 15 Jun 2014, 21:28 posted on
If you've ever watched one of those television medical shows, like House, or ER, you know how important the lab is in diagnosing a patient. Usually, you hear a Doctor reciting a litany of alphabet soup. "Get me a CBC, with ANA and C-Ancha," and don't forget every one's favorite, the tox screen. Starting next year, you will be able to conduct your own tests using blood, saliva or nasal fluids, using Cue...
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1. 0xFFFF (Posts: 2794; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)
Seems like a potentially very useful invention, especially if they can expand it to screen for harmful diseases such as hepatitis. There is probably a good market for a STD testing module as well.
2. SPASE (Posts: 82; Member since: 03 May 2013)
Sounds very helpful for ALL parties.
just a thought,,, would the company be able to collect DNA and/or medical conditions and sell them to agencies, insurance, Gov departments etc ?
Just a thought :)
3. 0xFFFF (Posts: 2794; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)
Selling health data is pretty much the business model for all these sorts of companies.
For Cue's app, I would use an older tablet or phone that has data disabled.