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Many Canadians know the pain of having to wait hours in a walk-in clinic waiting room to get care. Toronto-based Cloud DX, the latest pitch on The Disruptors, explained how its technology could allow people to make diagnoses on their own time and from anywhere.
“The access to talent within [McMaster University] was pivotal. We were able to bring in specialized researchers to study the process and communication around vital signs.”
While Huda Idrees is well-known in Toronto for her work designing products at companies like Wealthsimple and Wave, she’s always been interested in the healthcare space. But it wasn’t until she decided to help a friend whose father was diagnosed with early stage cancer that she found an opportunity to make a difference in such a massive, regulated industry.
Akira, the latest pitch on The Disruptors, says it wants to ease the burden on healthcare systems with their app.
For people who take medicine on a regular basis, that means a lot of time spent waiting around at pharmacies for refills and renewals on medications.