Tak­ing Care of Pa­tients Out­side ICU

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pitals in 35 days across Chen­nai, Hy­der­abad, Delhi, Ben­galuru and Mum­bai and spoke to CEOs and clin­i­cians. We asked them why they are not do­ing it (adopt­ing mon­i­tor­ing technology),” he told ET. “Our Ini­tial hy­poth­e­sis was money, but it was more about man­power. It is about how one nurse can mon­i­tor 10 pa­tients to­gether,” he said.

Sta­sis Labs’ so­lu­tion has re­solved this is­sue as nurses or clin­i­cians keep get­ting reg­u­lar up­dates on the tablets. If there is any ab­nor­mal­ity, the yel­low light is a sig­nal — the pa­tient, rel­a­tives or nurses could then f lag it off. The Ben­galuru and Los An­ge­les­based startup, which does its hard­ware man­u­fac­tur­ing in My­suru, raised $ 5 mil­lion in a seed round led by RTP-Health­care Ven­tures, t he healt hcare -fo­cused i nvest­ment arm of New York based RTP Ven­tures.

It s s olut ion i s present ly b e - ing adopted in hos­pi­tals such as Narayana Health and Cloud­nine. The pric­ing for the so­lu­tion is yet to be fi­nalised.

“Con­tin­u­ous mon­i­tor­ing of vi­tals is es­sen­tial for any hospi­tal that strives to im­prove their clin­i­cal out­comes. Sta­sis mon­i­tors are able to do this with­out bur­den­ing the lim­ited hu­man re­sources of hos­pi­tals and with in­creased ef­fi­ciency,” Dr Al­ben Siga­mani, group head of clin­i­cal re­search at Narayana Health, said in an ear­lier state­ment.

HEALTHY DOSE

Co­founders of Sta­sis Labs

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