From Healthcare Global News
A medical device that uses Bluetooth is making it possible for hearts donated for transplants to travel much further, therefore expanding the donor pool. Dr. Lisa Anderson, CEO of Paragonix, tells us how this works.
Why was Paragonix founded?
At the outset of our company we were surprised at the lack of innovation related to donor organ transport. The standard of care – ice storage, has not changed since the inception of organ transplant in the 1960s. We determined there must be a more consistent, scientific and measurable solution to transporting an organ from a donor to recipient and sought out to create such a device.
Read the full article at Healthcare Global – 5 mins with… Dr Lisa Anderson, Paragonix