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Thursday, October 28, 2004

Enterpreneur Uses Tech for Better Health

A must-read article from CNN.com regarding Vikram Kumar, a young MIT graduate who develops handheld technologies for developing countries. Using software developed by his startup company, clinicians in India and South Africa are able to manage thousands of patients and distribute test results... all while maintaining security and patient confidentiality. Kumar is also developing computer games for children with juvenile diabetes to help them better manage their blood sugar levels.