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Mobile diagnostics devices can help change healthcare

The VScan is a device the size of a mobile phone. You can take it, easily, everywhere. Even to remote mountainous areas. And you can send the data to a central point to get analysis of the images or a second opinion.

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The VScan made it to the Time Magazine list of Top50 inventions of 2009, because it makes ultrasound imaging possible through a handheld device. The quoted price on GE websites can even be considered as reasonable. That combined, a device like this can really make a change in healthcare in difficult situations, like the mountains of Caldas. It can combine very well with Krassimira Iordanova's inspiration into a concept. (See Built upon section).
The video shows the how it is used in Indonesia.

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Great Inspiration Arjan!

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