Those looking for undercovered pockets of health tech innovation would be wise to train their eyes on the sometimes overlooked diagnostic and device spaces. Saxena’s company, POC Medical Systems, has a foot in both of those worlds: Its portable, so-called “lab in a box” MammoAlert screen for breast cancer is a fine example of innovation that addresses a specific need – in this case, to provide lower-cost disease screening for individuals in remote locations around the world.
CEO of POC Medical Systems
If the tech proves as successful as POC expects, it could create a new paradigm for medical treatment. It’s very much in line with Saxena’s vision, which he describes as “distributed but connected point-of-care” screening.
Saxena isn’t new to the worlds of innovation and entrepreneurship. He has won a European Science award and his life and work were chronicled in a 30-minute documentary on Zee TV in India.