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Hemex Health and Tata Elxsi Partner for Lab-in-a-Box — a Point-of-care Diagnostic Platform

Hemex Health, an early stage medical diagnostics enterprise, announced the selection of Tata Elxsi as the product design and engineering partner of its latest Lab-in-a-Box diagnostic device.

Hemex Health is designing a cost-effective and easy-to-use, point-of-care device that helps health workers provide quick and accurate diagnosis of malaria and sickle cell disease. The Lab-in-a-Box diagnostic device can diagnose malaria and sickle cell disease in just minutes, more quickly and affordably than any other point-of-care diagnostic on the market today. The new device integrates both malaria and sickle cell diagnostics inside a single unit.

“Access to quality and affordable health care is still a challenge across the world today, especially in rural settings. Lack of facilities and suitable clinical tools for the rural and economically challenged areas of the world means that diseases such as malaria and sickle cell often go undiagnosed with devastating impact on families and communities,“ said Patti White, CEO, Hemex Health. “In our strategic mission to develop and launch this Lab-in-a-Box product, we have been actively looking for a partner that understands the challenges of these markets and possesses comprehensive capabilities from concept development to engineering and launch of medical products that meet regulatory standards. We …

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