We strongly believe that only digital health can bring healthcare into the 21st century and make patients the point-of-care. To the 1 million global new amputees yearly (that’s one amputation every 30 second), the loss of a limb means that they have to adapt to a new world. Take India, one of the world’s most populated countries, for example. Only 3% of its buildings are adapted for accessibility, while the country counts more than half a million amputees. As part of this new adaptation process, amputees succumb to further injuries. Experts estimate that amputees fall at about 200 times the rate of healthy individuals; and seek medical attention comparable to the institutionalised elderly.
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