A $10 million competition to bring healthcare to the
palm of your hand
Imagine a portable, wireless device in the palm of your hand that monitors and diagnoses your health conditions. That’s the technology envisioned by this competition, and it will allow unprecedented access to personal health metrics. The end result: Radical innovation in healthcare that will give individuals far greater choices in when, where, and how they receive care.Learn more about the competition
In Star Trek, a visit to the sick bay nearly always began with a scan of the tricorder, a handheld instrument that could quickly gather vital signs and diagnose ailments.
New, eye-popping medical technology provides earlier diagnoses, personalized treatments and a breathtaking range of other benefits for both patients and health care professionals.
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