Singh uses a smart thermometer for connected health

February 6, 2015

Inder Singh, MBA ’06, is looking forward to the day when anyone can tune into a health report for up-to-the-minute news on what colds, flus, and other contagious diseases are circulating nearby. To get there, in 2012 Singh founded Kinsa, a company creating and selling smart thermometers that not only take temperatures but also enable users to monitor symptoms and medications, keep records for the doctor, and connect with others to see what illnesses might be going around their neighborhood or school. “For the first time in history, we will have a system to track the spread of disease—what I like to call the ‘health weather,’ a real-time understanding of what’s going on,” Singh said. To continue reading, visit the MIT Sloan School of Management Newsroom. Photo by bfishadow

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