It’s always stimulating to be with budding entrepreneurs, and once again I had the opportunity to be with a team of engineers at Duke University who are addressing yet another healthcare problem of the developing world. The team members are graduate engineering students at the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke. The team leader is Shawn Campbell, (email -- firstname.lastname@example.org).
Shawn and his team did some research and discovered that in spite of all the high profile killers, such as HIV, that the primary cause of death stems from heart related issues and that monitoring devices are very scarce, not surprisingly because of costs. So they decided to do something about that. The result is the SmartRate Monitor about which you can read more in the enclosed excerpt. The target is $30. Here’s wishing Shawn and Cardiologic a rapid growth rate in the quest to better monitor heart rates!
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