iSTOC’s expansion into Asian and African markets in sight
iSTOC, a global leader in mobile point of care diagnostics, is currently working closely with government entities as well as partners in the United Arab Emirates, India, Pakistan and the Republic of Congo in order to enter new international markets in 2017.
The company is cooperating with provincial and city governments of Karachi in Pakistan. As the IDA-IDR Mobile Diagnostics Technology for Infectious Diseases Proof of Concept has been favorably received, iSTOC is preparing deployment of its solution for the qualitative diagnosis of Malaria, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Dengue, HIV and Chikungunya.
“The iSTOC solution has been approved for accurate diagnosis of infectious diseases in 13 hospitals and clinics. We see it as cost-effective for immediate diagnosis of a large number of patients visiting our healthcare facilities every day. The real-time data analytics will give us the tools to prevention and manage infectious diseases in the future,’’ Arshad Vohra, Deputy Mayor of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation states.
iSTOC has also agreed on a long-term collaboration plan with the Sindh province, where the IDA solution will be implemented in hospitals, clinics and mobile medical units in July 2017.
“iSTOC IDA solution for mobile diagnostics gives us the platform for the immediate Diagnosis of infectious and seasonal diseases. It provides remote diagnostics, real-time test results and data analytics, which eliminate the requirement for clinical laboratory,’’ Rehan Iqbal Baloch, Additional Secretary of the Health Department in the Government of Sindh says.
iSTOC has also been officially invited by the Ministry of Health in the Republic of Congo to meetings in July 2017.
iSTOC successfully integrates Point of Care diagnostics, machine vision, mobile technology and cloud computing into a one reliable platform. The company has developed a turnkey IDA IDR (Infectious Diseases Reader) solution for healthcare professionals in Point of Care diagnostics, which consists of a smartphone mobile reader application and an IDA backend solution.
“iSTOC’s innovative approach to utilising mobile technology will disrupt the medical diagnostics market by changing the way how both healthcare professionals and consumers use their phones for better health,’’ Jarmo Järvenpää, iSTOC’s CEO says.