Indonesian DNA knowledge agency Asa Ren scores $8M funding
Asa Ren, one of many first DNA knowledge firms in Indonesia, has raised $8.15 million in a funding spherical joined by Kejora Capital and Silicon Valley-based buyers High Harvest Capital and Marcy Enterprise Companions. Northstar Ventures, Naya Capital, PT Diagnos Laboratorium Utama Tbk and different angel buyers additionally participated within the spherical.
The corporate, which affords a client DNA take a look at that gives over 360 stories, will use its contemporary funds to increase its digital capabilities, in addition to develop scientific bioinformatics, an digital well being passport, and a clinico-genomic database targeted on non-communicable ailments. It additionally plans so as to add medical analysis and full well being knowledge of consumers on its platform.
Asa Ren can be concentrating on to develop its distribution community to greater than 60 hospitals and clinics by the tip of 2023.
In the meantime, as a part of the funding spherical, Kejora Capital’s founder and managing accomplice Andy Zain and InterBIO CEO Irawan Mulyadi might be becoming a member of Asa Ren’s board of administrators.
Thai psychological well being startup Ooca will get backing from Bangkok Dusit Medical Companies
One in all Thailand’s largest personal healthcare suppliers, Bangkok Dusit Medical Companies (BDMS), has offered an undisclosed funding to psychological well being tech firm Ooca as a part of a Collection A funding spherical.
Based in 2017, Ooca affords a digital platform connecting psychiatrists and psychologists to sufferers in search of on-line counselling. It presently has over 180,000 customers throughout the nation, in line with founder Dr Kanpassorn Suriyasangpetch.
With BDMS’s funding, Ooca plans to supply extra on-line and offline psychological well being providers protecting the whole affected person journey.
Dubai Hospital deploys Lunit’s breast AI evaluation bundle
The Dubai Hospital has began utilizing an AI breast evaluation bundle from Lunit and Agfa HealthCare.
The workflow-centric, evidence-based AI bundle, which is a part of Agfa’s RUBEE for AI framework, is powered by the Lunit INSIGHT MMG which gives a quick studying of mammography photos with 96% accuracy.
Augnito unveils developer portal for fast integration
India-based medical voice AI supplier Augnito has launched a developer portal for the analysis of its medical dictation service.
The brand new providing gives potential product companions step-by-step guides, Sandbox environments, SDKs, documentation, and different improvement sources they should consider the Augnito Voice Companies, a real-time medical dictation service that converts voice to textual content with 99% accuracy.
Primarily based on a press assertion, Augnito Voice Companies can simply combine with current EMR, HIS, PACS, RIS and LIS for as much as 48 hours with minimal coding required, thus lowering integration time. It presently connects with over 70 scientific techniques worldwide, together with Fujifilm in India and the Center East, Wellbeing in the UK, and Chartnote in the USA.
Furthermore, the developer portal additionally hosts plug-and-play SDKs for numerous apps and customized SDKs and built-in libraries for complete voice-based modifying. Augnito additionally affords a free-to-download cellular mic app and cellular mic SDK for seamless dictation.
Telehealth service MyCLNQ Well being involves JustLogin app
Singaporean cloud HR options supplier JustLogin has partnered with MyCLNQ Well being to supply small companies and their staff entry to a complete company well being and wellbeing ecosystem.
Based on a press launch, MyCLNQ Well being’s on-line well being providers, together with telemedicine and medicines supply, at the moment are obtainable to JustLogin customers as a part of their subscription.
“This integration will progressively lengthen throughout JustLogin’s complete suite of options, together with Profit, Go away and Payroll, to seamlessly deal with the administration of healthcare for employers and staff alike,” JustLogin CEO Kwa Kim Chiong added.
Ambrane to commercialise IIT Kanpur’s smartwatch for the visually impaired
The Indian Institute of Expertise Kanpur has signed a know-how switch cope with electronics firm Ambrane India to fabricate and promote its haptic smartwatch for the blind and visually impaired.
The watch is available in two variants: the haptic model has 12 touch-sensitive hour markers over the dial face that upon contact generates a protracted vibration pulse to point the hour and a brief vibration pulse to point minutes. In the meantime, the smartwatch variant has a tactile-haptic interface to show time and well being parameters, comparable to coronary heart fee and step depend. It additionally encompasses a good timer.
The haptic watches have been developed to deal with limitations of current watches for the blind and visually impaired, IIT Kanpur famous in a press assertion. “We imagine that this watch will make an ideal social affect by enabling the visually impaired and blind to make seamless use of this know-how for on a regular basis utilization,” stated IIT Kanpur Director Professor Abhay Karandikar.