Dave Willis is the co-founder and chief strategy adviser at Clarius Mobile Health; a company seeking to revolutionise the medical imaging industry by bringing affordable, durable devices into the hands of those that most need the help.
Clarius’ flagship product is its handheld ultrasound device, which is battery powered and connects wirelessly to a smartphone or tablet, using the computing power of the phone or tablet itself. Through use of an app, doctors and nurses in the world’s most unforgiving locations can finally see what’s underneath the skin.
This invention has huge implications in all areas of internal medicine, not least maternal health where problematic births can be predicted and odds of survival increased in the world’s poorest regions.
IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN:
– About Dave’s background and why it has brought him into this unique area of medical engineering.
– All about the device, how it works and how it was developed.
– What problems the device is designed to solve.
– How small innovations can make a big difference in the developing world.
– And much more.
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