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Two Engagement Models 

 
DESIGN-BASED ENGAGEMENT

This model is suitable for clients who deploy solutions – such as medical technology start-ups, medical device manufacturers, individual innovators, and public health organizations. In this engagement model, Lattice designs and builds the medical technology for a design fee.
 
At the end of the project, the final designs are transferred to, and become the property of, the client. Lattice offers design-for-manufacturability services to enable manufacturers to effectively and efficiently start their operations.
 
Some of our projects are:

  1. Designed & developed a logistics and data management platform for a Genomics firm based in Boston. The system, which includes web, Android and iOS applications, runs on a HIPAA-compliant architecture. It collates information from hospitals, study participants and genomics laboratories, and uses a gamified approach to engage study participants.

  2. Designed & fabricated a wearable device that detects balance disorders by tracking eye movement, for a medical device startup based on Bangalore. Delivered the projects at 40% below target bill-of-materials, while exceeding technical performance specifications.

  3. Designed & developed of an Android app that provides infant growth and development metrics to new parents, for a medical technology startup based on California.

  4. Designed & developed a web application, the CAMTech Innovation Platform, which connects medical technology innovators with experts, investors and resource providers in the MedTech ecosystem.​

  5. Executed a supply chain optimization project for a diabetic neuropathy startup – to enable them to procure key diagnostic technologies at 50% lower costs than before.

 
PRODUCT-BASED ENGAGEMENT

This model is suitable for end-users – such as hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare service providers. In this model, Lattice designs a solution based on the client’s needs, and offers it to the client in the form of a product – inclusive of user training and post-sales service. In this model, the designs are owned by Lattice. Some of the product ideas have also emerged from the founding teams’ operational experience. Current product portfolio:
 

  1. Networked ICU patient monitor: 5-para monitor for use in ICUs. Data is transferred over Bluetooth for display an Android tablet, and is transmitted and stored on the cloud through a WiFi network. This system offers the functionality of current state-of-the art patient monitors, at half the price.

  2. Bluetooth-enabled spirometer: Shwaas is a portable spirometer that connects with a mobile app for ease of data visualization, storage and sharing. Captures both point-values and graphs.

  3. SMS-enabled outpatient monitor: 5-para monitor to measure point-values in an outpatient setting. The data is transmitted via a built-in GSM module, as an SMS. This is a solution relevant for locations without any internet connectivity, such as Government run PHCs. 25 such units are in use in Andhra Pradesh; a total of 39 units have been deployed nationwide. 

  4. Digital microscope: A microscope with a motorized stage that scans slides, captures individual fields of view, and automatically stitches them into a composite image. This solution digitizes pathology slide, enabling pathologists to access images on the web and annotate/ analyze them online.

  5. Community-oriented Cardiac Care: Designed and built a CVD risk assessment kiosk to support the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences’ community outreach program in adult cardiology.