What is Mobile Diagnostic Services?
Mobile diagnostic services (MoDiSe) is a social enterprise that develops mobile health solutions for low resource settings. Specializing in point of care diagnostics and monitoring tools, using a combination of medical devices and smartphones to collects clinical health data to improve care in the community or at home.
Products/services you provide?
Products : We have two key products. mClinic which is a suite of connected medical devices including SPO2, Spirometer, weight scales, glucose meter and blood pressure monitor, integrated to an open source cloud based clinical platform. The other product is called moLab which is a mobile phone rapid diagnostic test reader, that uses an iPhone or android device to digitize lateral flow test. We can decode tests such as HIV, Malaria, Influenza, pregnancy, and ovulation. We currently working with a partner in Africa on an Ebola reader for a new rapid test they are developing.
Services : Identifying appropriate mobile health (mHealth) solutions and integrating services into clinical and community settings.
Anything new and exciting happening within your company?
I am preforming a live demo the Connected health Innovation summit in Boston in October.
How did you come up with your company name?
Our initial focus was to provide mHealth diagnostic tools for developing countries. When we shortened our name (Mo)bile (Di)agnostic (Se)rvices taking the first 2 letters for each word it was Modise, which means Sheppard in Swahili. It is very appropriate to our mission.
What type of customer are you looking for?
Healthcare providers and public health stakeholders, test strip manufactures. Our focus is Business to Business in the healthcare segment.
What’s your favorite technology gadget and why?
Google Glass. Why?! Good question. This is one gadget that I really do not see an obvious purpose, but with the features and capabilities it holds great potential. I like the idea of being able to uncover the potential as I explore the device and my environment.
Why did you join WEtech Alliance?
To keep updated with local technology events and access valuable networking connections and resources.