Monday, November 8

Tech Whiz Aims to Boost Third World Care

ABC News reports about Vikram Kumar and his health care startup - DiMagi:
Vikram Kumar poses at his office at DiMagi in Cambridge, Mass., Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004. As a teenager in India, Vikram Kumar saw firsthand how villagers can adapt to new ways despite skepticism from local politicians and government officials. The 28-year-old MIT graduate, Kumar is both a doctor and an engineer, also knows the power of handheld electronics to overcome geographic, language and literacy barriers in the world's resource-poor areas. A startup Kumar runs pairs developing-world resourcefulness with handhelds' abilities to tackle health care challenges. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

About Dimagi :

Dimagi provides technical consulting and outsourcing services to businesses and academic institutions in the fields of healthcare, clinical trials and population research.

We specialize in the development of mobile and wireless solutions that empower researchers, healthcare workers and patients outside the traditional hospital setting.